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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Torah Pearls #5 – Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18)

10/29/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) learn about love, romance, marriage, death, laden camels, and the power of specific prayers. Chayei Sarah unfolds dramatically as the trio examine its many pearls. The portion begins … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #5 – Chayei Sarah (Genesis 23:1-25:18) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:03:13

Hebrew Voices #80 – Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Explained

10/25/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Explained, find out what led the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. to announce this week that some of its “ancient” fragments were actually modern forgeries. Nehemia Gordon speaks … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #80 – Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Explained appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:58:42

Prophet Pearls #4 – Vayeira (2 Kings 4:1-37)

10/23/2018
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In this week's episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Vayeira covering 2 Kings 4:1-4:37. The miracles of Elisha yield fascinating pearls as Gordon and Johnson discuss the similarities and differences of Elisha’s and … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #4 – Vayeira (2 Kings 4:1-37) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:12:51

Torah Pearls #4 – Vayeira (Genesis 18:1-22:24)

10/22/2018
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In The Original Torah Pearls, Vayeira (Genesis 18:1-22:24), the trio sheds light on interpreting the words and actions of “messengers” by comparing the three men who visited Abraham with other examples in scripture. They debate which of the many depravities of … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #4 – Vayeira (Genesis 18:1-22:24) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:57:03

Hebrew Voices #6 – Biblical Sites with an LA Screenwriter (Rebroadcast)

10/17/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Biblical Sites with an LA Screenwriter, Nehemia Gordon speaks with Joel Haber, a licensed tour guide in Israel, whose tours are so enjoyable that he earned the nickname “Fun Joel.” Joel shares powerful examples of … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #6 – Biblical Sites with an LA Screenwriter (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Prophet Pearls #3 – Lech Lecha (Isaiah 40:27-41:16)

10/16/2018
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In this week's episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Lech Lecha, covering Isaiah 40:27-41:16. As Isaiah spoke consolation to invaded Israel, Gordon and Johnson console the listener with the deep wells contained in … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #3 – Lech Lecha (Isaiah 40:27-41:16) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:06:33

Torah Pearls #3 – Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27)

10/15/2018
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In The Original Torah Pearls, Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27), we revel in the extraordinary drama of Abraham’s epic: a call from heaven, famine, war, plagues, dreadful and great darkness, bisected animals, flaming torches, battles with vultures, sister wives and kings. … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #3 – Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:53:44

Hebrew Voices #79 – The Truth About the Seven Noachide Laws

10/10/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices The Truth About the Seven Noachide Laws, Nehemia Gordon talks about how the Noachide Laws are actually a Rabbinic construct, how in-fact we see in Isaiah 56 that there is one law for the native … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #79 – The Truth About the Seven Noachide Laws appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:05:37

Prophet Pearls #2 – Noach (Isaiah 54:1-55:5)

10/9/2018
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In this week's Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Noach covering Isaiah 54:1-55:5. Gordon and Johnson revel in the glorious promises to Israel and explore the various ways the Tanakh allegorizes her: as a barren … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #2 – Noach (Isaiah 54:1-55:5) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:47:29

Torah Pearls #2 – Noach (Genesis 6:9-11:32)

10/8/2018
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Noach (6:9-11:32). The trio discusses the following questions and more: While Noah was a righteous man—relatively speaking—what spiritual disease was the rest of the world infected with? Is doing what … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #2 – Noach (Genesis 6:9-11:32) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:51:26

Prophet Pearls #1 – Bereshit (Isaiah 42:5-43:10)

10/5/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Bereshit covering Isaiah 42:5-43:10. After a quick tutorial on the origin of the Haftarah, we learn that the Prophets aren't the golden oldies; their writings are as relevant as ever … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #1 – Bereshit (Isaiah 42:5-43:10) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:56:34

Hebrew Voices #30 – Nephilim and Demons in the Book of Enoch

10/2/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Nephilim and Demons in the Book of Enoch, Nehemia talks with Dr. Miryam Brand about the Book of Watchers, which is another name for the first 36 chapters of 1 Enoch. The intrigue begins … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #30 – Nephilim and Demons in the Book of Enoch appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:35:58

Torah Pearls #1 – Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

10/1/2018
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8). The inaugural Torah Pearl kicks off with a “Portion101” and then, game on. Gap theory, hyper-literalism, parallelism, something from nothing or something from something? Old … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #1 – Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:49:28

Torah Pearls #54 – Vezot Haberachah (Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12)

9/24/2018
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Vezot Haberachah (Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12). The trio connects viscerally with this emotional portion that begins with Moses’ farewell blessings to the 12 Tribes and ends with his death. … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #54 – Vezot Haberachah (Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:06:26:55

Hebrew Voices #78 – Chinese Origin of the Sukkot Etrog

9/20/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Chinese Origin of the Sukkot Etrog, Nehemia Gordon talks with ordained-rabbi Dr. David Moster about the "fruit" we are commanded to use on the Feast of Tabernacles (Lev 23:40). They discuss how the Citron … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #78 – Chinese Origin of the Sukkot Etrog appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:01:24:48

Prophet Pearls #53 – Ha’azinu (2 Samuel 22:1-51)

9/18/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Haazinu, which covers 2 Samuel 22:1-51. As Gordon and Johnson compare this portion to its parallel in Psalm 18, we learn more about the … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #53 – Ha’azinu (2 Samuel 22:1-51) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:42:17

Torah Pearls #53 – Ha’azinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52)

9/17/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Ha’azinu (Deuteronomy 32), the song of Moses provides a lyrical backdrop for discussing the beauty and message of Moses’ last words to the people. Nehemia Gordon explains poetic structure and rhythm as well … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #53 – Ha’azinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:05:49:25

Hebrew Voices #2 – The Origin of Sin (Rebroadcast)

9/11/2018
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Nehemia Gordon discusses with Dr. Miryam Brand the origin of sin and her book, Evil Within and Without: The Source of Sin and Its Nature as Portrayed in Second Temple Literature. Gordon keeps the gems accessible to … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #2 – The Origin of Sin (Rebroadcast) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:29:14

Prophet Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Isaiah 55:6-56:8)

9/10/2018
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In this episode of Prophet Pearls, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Vayelech, covering Isaiah 55:6-56:8. Gordon and Johnson rejoice in this portion that heralds good news for the wicked, the unrighteous, the outcasts of Israel, the eunuch and … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Isaiah 55:6-56:8) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:00:59:43

Torah Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30)

9/9/2018
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In this episode of The Original Torah Pearls, Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30), we discuss traditions we were taught concerning the Torah—a Law so simple ancient Israelites were expected to obey just by hearing it every seven years. They examine how religious traditions can … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration:04:32:28