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The Journal of the Jesus Movement in Its Jewish Setting

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Shalom! Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg is here. I am writing to recommend a FREE resource for serious students and scholars of Early Jewish Christian origins. It is called the “Journal of the Jesus Movement in its Jewish Setting” (JJMJS). This a scholarly peer-reviewed journal that I was a part of starting …

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What does Negotiation means in Hebrew?

In Biblical Hebrew Insights by Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg6 Comments

We know that “negotiation” is about two parties reaching a compromise that benefits both sides. In these difficult times of conflict, negotiation plays an even more important part. When negotiations seize, wars begin. It is true of personal relationships as much as the relationships between people groups and states. When …

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Gematria (Hebrew Insight)

In Biblical Hebrew Insights, Blog by Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg6 Comments

Gematria is a Jewish interpretive method that first circulates the numerical number of a particular word and then matches it with another word with exact same numerical value, showing a connection. Let’s take the ladder in Jacob’s dream story – Sulam (סֻלָּם). It has a numerical value of 130 (ס …