Monthly ArchiveDecember 2016

Hebrew In Israel | Theology Through Translation, The Case of Genesis 32:24-31 – Learn Torah

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In this article I will demonstrate that the common understanding throughout the history of commentary on Genesis 32:24-31 has been that the “man” who struggled with Ya’aqov was not God. This is evident from the XXL through to the Midrashim. This article is mostly a collection of sources and not an in-depth discussion on theology. 

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vayishlakh – Learn Torah

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Ya’aqov becomes Israel in this week’s Torah Portion, Vayishlakh (He sent), and it teaches us many profound lessons.

Hebrew In Israel | Haftarah Vayishlakh – Learn Torah

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“When that Day comes,” says YHWH, won’t I destroy all the wise men of Edom and leave no discernment on Mount ‘Esav?”

The prophet Ovadiah gives only one prophecy and it’s not to Israel.  We learn about the Edomites in this week’s haftarah Vayishlach.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Vayetse – Learn Torah

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From inheritance issues to polygamy to bizarre genetic engineering, this week’s Torah Portion, Vayetse (He went out) tells us about the life of Ya’aqov.

Hebrew In Israel | Haftarah Vayetse – Learn Torah

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“Return, Isra’el, to YHWH your God, for your guilt has made you stumble.”

Did you know there was a god who retired?  From our Hoshea series, Jeff and Yoel discuss the Israelites’ understanding of Canaanite/Phoenecian gods El and Ba’al, and the effect on their relationship with YHWH.  Also, Hosea 12:14 leads to an intriguing discussion of Moses, Malachi and Elijah.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Toldot – Learn Torah

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Yoel delves into the practical and spiritual dynamics of marriage as demonstrated by Yitschaq and Rivqah, and draws parallels for today from Esav and Ya’aqov in this week’s Torah Portion, Toldot (Generations).

Hebrew In Israel | Haftarah Toldot – Learn Torah

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“A son honors his father and a servant his master. But if I’m a father, where is the honor due me? and if I’m a master, where is the respect due me?”

We hear from the last prophet, Malachi, and learn about prophecy and the historical background of Malachi’s time.

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Hebrew In Israel | Torah Portion Chaye Sarah – Learn Torah

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There is a critical, ancient Hittite-Israelite contract that gets overlooked in this week’s Torah Portion, Chaye Sarah (Sarah’s life).  In this podcast we bring out the legal details recorded in this transaction.

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Hebrew In Israel | Haftarah Chaye Sarah – Learn Torah

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“‘My lord, king, didn’t you swear to your servant, “Your son Shlomo will be king after me; he will sit on my throne”? So why is Adoniyah king?’”

In this week’s haftarah Chaye Sarah, we explore the mindset and character of King David as well as politics in the bible as the kingship passes from King David to Shlomo.

Hebrew In Israel | 1 Samuel, Part 7 – Learn Torah

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“He’s here, he’s right ahead of you. Hurry now, he just came into the city today, because the people are sacrificing today at the high place. ”

Shaul, the first king of Israel meets up with the Prophet Samuel at an intriguing place. We discuss high places in Israel as we study 1 Samuel, chapter 8.

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