Israeli Bible scholar Nehemia Gordon uncovers ancient Hebrew sources to empower people with information to build their faith and defend the Word of God. Nehemia Gordon is a Karaite Jew with a Masters Degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has experience with ancient Hebrew manuscripts from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Hebrew Matthew.
Prophet Pearls #20 – Tetzaveh (Ezekiel 43:10-27)
In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Tetzaveh (Ezekiel 43:10-27), Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss Ezekiel describing the sin offering and the building plan for the Temple. Nehemia and Keith consider whether a spiritual or literal interpretation fits best with … Continue reading →
Torah Pearls #20 – Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10)
In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10), we begin with a discussion of how modern day synagogues and churches attempt to emulate the commandments for the decoration of the Biblical priests and the Temple. This leads … Continue reading →
Hebrew Voices #125 – A Non-Zionist Ultra-Orthodox Jew
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, A Non-Zionist Ultra-Orthodox Jew, Nehemia Gordon shares an encounter he had at Speakers' Corner in London, with a Jew who believes he must wait for the Messiah to come, before returning to Israel, and … Continue reading →
Prophet Pearls #19 – Terumah (1 Kings 5:12-6:13)
In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Terumah (1 Kings 5:12-6:13), Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson provide volumes of contextual insight into this seemingly straight-forward “How to Build a Temple” portion. We learn the importance of the “480 years” date given … Continue reading →
Torah Pearls #19 – Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)
This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19). The episode opens with a lively discussion on the difference between tithes and offerings. There follows a brilliant discussion of the "Mercy Seat" of … Continue reading →
Prophet Pearls #18 – Mishpatim (Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26)
In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Mishpatim Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26, ever obedient servants of context, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson begin at the beginning—with two verses moved to the end of this Portion by the Rabbis. In these two verses … Continue reading →
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