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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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Hebrew Voices #57 – The Chinese Discover Hanukkah

11/19/2017
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Chinese Discover Haunukkah, Nehemia Gordon explains how he found himself teaching about Hanukkah, Christmas, and the ban on the Name, to hundreds of atheist high school students in China. Diana wrote: “Loved the … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #57 – The Chinese Discover Hanukkah appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:12:45


Hebrew Voices #56 – The Battle for the Six Day War

11/8/2017
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Battle for the Six Day War, I speak with Michael Oren, the greatest living historian of modern Israel, to learn about the fight against Fake News, his adventures in the Zionist Underground, and … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #56 – The Battle for the Six Day War appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 01:00:53


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

10/30/2017
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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


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

10/24/2017
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This week 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 the original Hebrew—nuances that bring … 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)

10/23/2017
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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


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

10/17/2017
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This week 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 and abandoned woman, … 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)

10/16/2017
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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


Hebrew Voices #55 – Jews for Guns

10/11/2017
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Jews for Guns, a firearms expert explains the tragic mass-shooting in Las Vegas, we find out why many Jews believe that gun control is evil, and we expose the Nazi origins of the 1968 … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #55 – Jews for Guns appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:37:36


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

10/9/2017
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This week 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 and more … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #1 – Bereshit (Isaiah 42:5-43:10) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:56:34


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

10/9/2017
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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


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

9/20/2017
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This week, 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 contexts of these living, … 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)

9/19/2017
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of 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. Gordon explains poetic … 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 #54 – Summer 2017 Israel Update

9/18/2017
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In Hebrew Voices, Summer 2017 Israel Update, Nehemia Gordon talks about his research in Jerusalem archives, meetings with top Hebrew manuscript experts, and the realization of a 2000-year old sermon in the pages of Hebrew Bible manuscripts. Download Summer … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #54 – Summer 2017 Israel Update appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:22:23


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

9/15/2017
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This week, 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 the foreigner. And if … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Isaiah 55:6-56:8) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:59:43


Hebrew Voices #53 – Yehovah in Hurricane Irma

9/13/2017
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In Hebrew Voices, Yehovah in Hurricane Irma, we encounter an inspirational message of hope in the midst of great devastation. Nehemia Gordon speaks to three men in Florida who inscribed God's holy Hebrew name on their houses and learns about … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #53 – Yehovah in Hurricane Irma appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:23:12


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

9/12/2017
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30). The trio discuss traditions they were taught concerning the Torah—a Law so simple ancient Israelites were expected to obey just by hearing it every … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #52 – Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 04:32:28


Prophet Pearls #51 – Nitzavim (Isaiah 61:10-63:9)

9/11/2017
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This week, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Nitzavim which covers Isaiah 61:10-63:9. These watchmen on the walls of Jerusalem recount their most recent visit to the Temple Mount and Gordon gives the historical background of Muslim-control … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #51 – Nitzavim (Isaiah 61:10-63:9) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:57:03


Torah Pearls #51 – Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20)

9/10/2017
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This episode of The Original Torah Pearls is on the Torah portion of Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20). The trio revels in this portion containing the five verses that sum up the entire Bible—the wonderful and terrible responsibility given to mankind to … Continue reading → The post Torah Pearls #51 – Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 03:19:30


Hebrew Voices #52 – Heroes of 9/11

9/6/2017
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In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Heroes of 9/11, First Responder Detective David Brink (NYPD Retired) takes us on a private tour of the 9/11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero and walks us through the events of that day. He … Continue reading → The post Hebrew Voices #52 – Heroes of 9/11 appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:39:32


Prophet Pearls #50 – Ki Tavo (Isaiah 60:1-22)

9/5/2017
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This week, Nehemia Gordon and Keith Johnson discuss the Prophets portion for Ki Tavo covering Isaiah 60:1-22. Gordon and Johnson revel in this sixth in a series of seven “Haftarot of Consolation,” as the prophet Isaiah details the future glory of … Continue reading → The post Prophet Pearls #50 – Ki Tavo (Isaiah 60:1-22) appeared first on Nehemia's Wall.

Duration: 00:42:46

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