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Join Bible Scholar, Nehemia Gordon, as he uncovers ancient Hebrew sources of faith.

Join Bible Scholar, Nehemia Gordon, as he uncovers ancient Hebrew sources of faith.
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Join Bible Scholar, Nehemia Gordon, as he uncovers ancient Hebrew sources of faith.

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Torah Pearls #49 – Ki Teitzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19)

8/20/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Ki Teitzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19), an uninformed reading of the archaic civil and domestic laws in this portion might leave one scratching the head, but the trio deftly removes cultural and language barriers so … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #49 – Ki Teitzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:04:56:27

Hebrew Voices #76 – Jewish, Finnish, and Zionist

8/15/2018
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In this brand-new episode of Hebrew Voices, Jewish, Finnish, and Zionist, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Michel Grünstein, a Jewish journalist in Helsinki who explains about the new European antisemitism, the Left's war on ancient Jewish practices, and how Trump's wall … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #76 – Jewish, Finnish, and Zionist appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:26:35

Prophet Pearls #48 – Shoftim (Isaiah 51:12-52:12)

8/14/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Shoftim covering Isaiah 51:12-52:12. Gordon and Johnson begin with the elephant in the room: Why does Shoftim (and Ki Teitzei following) decisively leapfrog over Isaiah … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #48 – Shoftim (Isaiah 51:12-52:12) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:12:07

Torah Pearls #48 – Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9)

8/13/2018
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9), begins focusing on judgment and law and Nehemia Gordon shares the origin of the Hebrew word for “grace.” Discussions include: Must we always have two or three witnesses? Who has the … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #48 – Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:05:07:13

Hebrew Voices #20 – Adventures in Hebrew Typesetting (Rebroadcast)

8/8/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Adventures in Hebrew Typesetting, Nehemia Gordon chats with Raphael Freeman, world-class typesetter and Founder of Renana Publishers in Modiin, Israel. Gordon and Freeman discuss the special challenges of Hebrew typesetting from the letterpress era to … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #20 – Adventures in Hebrew Typesetting (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:58:38

Prophet Pearls #47 – Re’eh Bonus (Isaiah 66:1-24)

8/7/2018
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This bonus episode of Prophet Pearls looks at Isaiah 66:1-24, which is read in synagogues around the world whenever the weekly Sabbath coincides with Rosh Chodesh (New Moon Day). Join Nehemia Gordon and Yoel Halevi of Hebrew in Israel, for a riveting discussion … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #47 – Re’eh Bonus (Isaiah 66:1-24) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:55:39

Torah Pearls #47 – Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17)

8/6/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Re'eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17), We focus on Moses’ command to “see”—to clearly understand that life gives us only two choices—to create a god from our own hearts or to obey and worship the true … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #47 – Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:05:28:29

Hebrew Voices #21 – A Physicist on the Nature of God (Rebroadcast)

8/1/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, A Physicist on the Nature of God, Nehemia Gordon explores the connection between science and the Bible with orthodox Jewish physicist Dr. Gerald Schroeder. According to Schroeder, there is no conflict between Torah and “teva” (nature), as … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #21 – A Physicist on the Nature of God (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:31:33

Prophet Pearls #46 – Eikev (Isaiah 49:14-51:3)

7/31/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Eikev covering Isaiah 49:14-51:3. The gender rules of Hebrew grammar are explored in this portion as well as Isaiah’s (and Moses’) metaphorical references to God … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #46 – Eikev (Isaiah 49:14-51:3) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:46:42

Torah Pearls #46 – Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25)

7/30/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25), using language, history, context and common sense, Nehemia Gordon provides insight into Hebrew slang as well as certain words from the portion, including “because,” “disease,” and “hornet.” The question of when … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #46 – Eikev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:03:39:27

Hebrew Voices #50 – My Favorite Bible Verse (Rebroadcast)

7/25/2018
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In Hebrew Voices, My Favorite Bible Verse, Nehemia Gordon talks about the first verse his father ever taught him, and why he suspects his favorite verse might have also been one of Yeshua’s favorites, and quite possibly the last words … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #50 – My Favorite Bible Verse (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:07:44

Torah Pearls #45 – Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11)

7/23/2018
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Va'etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) is perhaps the crown jewel of Torah portions. It contains the Shema in Deuteronomy 6:4. But what do the Hebrew words “Shema” and “Echad” mean and why is this single verse so … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #45 – Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:05:30:28

Prophet Pearls #45 – Va’etchanan (Isaiah 40:1-26)

7/23/2018
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This week, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Va'etchanan covering Isaiah 40:1-26. ”Nachamu, nachamu, / Comfort, comfort ye my people” begins this portion as well as the theme of Haftarah readings for the next seven weeks. Gordon … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #45 – Va’etchanan (Isaiah 40:1-26) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:53:15

Hebrew Voices #23 – The Temple Floor Lady (Rebroadcast)

7/20/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Temple Floor Lady, I meet with The Temple Floor Lady, Frankie Snyder. Frankie works at the Temple Mount Sifting Project in Jerusalem, reconstructing ancient floors. Frankie explains how she pieces together the pieces of floor … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #23 – The Temple Floor Lady (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:43:18

Preview of The Four Fasts of Zechariah (Rebroadcast)

7/18/2018
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Enjoy this special preview of my Support Team Study, The Four Fasts of Zechariah, then listen to the full episode, with accompanying source sheet, in which I discuss the four fasts found in the book of Zechariah, and whether the … Continue reading → The post Preview of The Four Fasts of Zechariah (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:02:15

Prophet Pearls #44 – Devarim (Isaiah 1:1-27)

7/17/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Devarim, covering Isaiah 1:2-27. Devarim kicks off the “Isaiah series” of haftarah readings—the preacher-prophet with a flair for the poetic. Word studies include the … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #44 – Devarim (Isaiah 1:1-27) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:07:55

Torah Pearls #44 – Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22)

7/16/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22), we begin by noting how the Greek mistranslation of the title of Devarim as “Deuteronomy” muddles its meaning. With the book’s title settled, a puzzle appears in the very first … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #44 – Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:03:17:51

Prophet Pearls #43 – Masei (Jeremiah 2:4-28; 3:4)

7/13/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Masei covering Jeremiah 2:4-28; 3:4. Gordon gives eyewitness accounts of the springs and cisterns of Israel—springs that are sources and fountains of living water … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #43 – Masei (Jeremiah 2:4-28; 3:4) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:47:08

Hebrew Voices #75 – Understanding the Difficult Words of Yeshua

7/11/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Understanding the Difficult Words of the New Testament, Nehemia Gordon talks with Dr. Roy Blizzard, a pioneer in understanding the Jewish roots of Yeshua. Dr. Blizzard explains how one momentous trip to Israel in … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #75 – Understanding the Difficult Words of Yeshua appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:48:45

Prophet Pearls #42 – Matot (Jeremiah 1:1-2:3)

7/9/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Matot, covering Jeremiah 1:1-2:3. Gordon and Johnson provide copious context for the life and times of Jeremiah and the heart-wrenching message he delivered to … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #42 – Matot (Jeremiah 1:1-2:3) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:52:45