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Around the Merkavah (~1.5hrs)
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Around the Merkavah (~1.5hrs)

Did you know that in antiquity, most people believed that gods were tied to specific lands and territories. Consequently, every country and land had its own local deities. Israel stood out sharply among the nations by worshipping a very different God. Thousands of years ago, Hebrews believed that their God...

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"The Beginnings of Jewishness" by Shaye Cohen
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"The Beginnings of Jewishness" by Shaye Cohen

In this book, Shaye J.D. Cohen explores the formation and transformation of Jewish identity between Hellenistic times and the Roman era. Cohen, a renowned scholar in Jewish history, addresses complex issues related to ethnicity, religion, and cultural identity. He investigates how Jewish identity was defined and perceived both internally...

Around the Merkavah Audio (~1.5 hrs)
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Around the Merkavah Audio (~1.5 hrs)

Thousands of years ago, ancient Hebrews believed that their God was not tied to a specific place. They called his throne Merkavah (chariot). A throne with wheels and floating Keruvim moved to where He needed to be. The Bible depicted this reality in the visions seen by prophets of old,...

Look to Israel
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Look to Israel

Exodus 28:29 says, Venasa Aharon et shemot benei Israel “and Aaron shall carry the names of the sons of Israel” bachoshen hamishpat, al libo - “on the breastplate of decision, over his heart.” Aaron’s vestments had a breastplate with 12 precious stones, and the names of the 12...

Recreating Ancient Roman Bread

Recreating Ancient Roman Bread

Have you ever wondered what bread was like 2000 years ago? We often assume that bread is bread, and it has always been the same. But this is where archaeologists, historians, and food anthropologists will tell you that even the bread we know has gone through stages of development as...

The Parable of Workers in the Vinyard

The Parable of Workers in the Vinyard

Joseph Shulam, grew up in Jerusalem, where he was introduced to the New Testament in high school. He became a believer and moved to the United States for college. After his return to Jerusalem,  Shulam studied Biblical Archaeology and Bible at Hebrew University.  He attended 3 years of rabbinical college...

Recreating Ancient Israelite Wine
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Recreating Ancient Israelite Wine

Both Jewish and Christian rituals today utilize wine. And the Bible is full of stories that mention wine's prominence. Perhaps the first one is about Noah planting a vineyard after the flood (Gen 9:20). Anthropologists will tell you that nomads do not plant vineyards. This was a...

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