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Hebrew In Israel | Jeroboam’s Mistake – Learn Torah

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Yoel demonstrates the importance of unity as he walks us through the acts of King Jeroboam, who departs from Torah and causes division in the kingdom of God with alternative places of worship, calendar, and priesthood.  Also, Yoel answers temple questions from the members of the 3T Tour with Keith Johnson and Jono Vandor, March 2013.

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Hebrew In Israel | Temple Mount – Learn Torah

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Yoel and Jono address the debate about the Temple Mount, examining evidence for its location from Muslim sources, as well as tradition, archaeology, and biblical history.  Also, is Temple Mount still holy in its present condition?

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Hebrew In Israel | Joshua Part 2 – Learn Torah

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In this episode:  The 7s of Jericho; important details on the city itself; what happens when a city is “devoted” to God; how the wall fell; killing man, woman and child; war on shabbat; the curse of rebuilding; the sin of Achan; Moses and Joshua’s stretched out hands.  Chapters 6-8 in the Book of Joshua, from our Light Of The Prophets series.

Hebrew In Israel | Understanding The Verb Shalach – Learn Torah


The verb שלח is most commonly used to indicate the idea of sending away.  Such is the case of Parashat Beshalch where Pharaoh sends away the Israelites from Egypt.  This is also the common use when someone sends a message or a messenger to someone, and this is the common use in modern Hebrew.  However, like most words in Hebrew there are many more meanings which stem from the basic semantic meaning.

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Hebrew In Israel | Joshua Part 1 – Learn Torah

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In this episode:  A prophet like Moses, Rahab the Harlot (or not?), What was the scarlet cord?, Crossing the Jordan, and the commander of the armies of YHWH.  Yoel and Jono Vandor examine chapters 1-5 in the Book of Joshua, from our Light Of The Prophets series.

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Hebrew In Israel | Oath In The Bible – Learn Torah


אֶת-יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ תִּירָא, אֹתוֹ תַעֲבֹד; וּבוֹ תִדְבָּק, וּבִשְׁמוֹ תִּשָּׁבֵעַ.

You are to fear YHWH your God, serve him, cling to him and swear by his name”.  Devarim (Deuteronomy) 10:20

One of the most controversial topics in the Jewish world, and nowadays in the Christian Torah keeping world, is the use of the name in everyday life.  Regardless of the dispute about how to pronounce the name (something I will not touch on in this article), there is an important part of life where the name is to be used, and we are commanded by Torah to use it.

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Hebrew In Israel | Hoshea Part 17 – Learn Torah


In this final episode of our Hoshea series, Jeff and Yoel discuss where we stand today in Hoshea’s prophecy.  Are we still “Not My People”?  How do we return?

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Hebrew In Israel | Hoshea Part 16 – Learn Torah

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Did you know there was a god who retired?  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.   Hosea 12 & 13

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Hebrew In Israel | Miqveh – Learn Torah


Where does the practice of baptism come from?  Yoel walks us through its history explaining the linguistic, biblical, and cultural factors of ritual washing and purity from Genesis to the time of Yeshua and into today.

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Hebrew In Israel | Blood Groom – Learn Torah

Exodus 4:24-26 tells of a very bizarre action taken by Tzipporah toward Moshe.  Yoel presents possible explanations from academic sources in our weekly group Bible Class from Aug 9, 2015.

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