A caller struggles with the question in her head: If Jesus was not the Messiah, then who was he? Is it possible at all that he really rose from the dead? How did Christianity grow so much and turn the world upside down?
Although Paul’s influence on Christian thinking has been more significant than that of any other New Testament author, there is no existing evidence that he possessed more than a perfunctory knowledge of the Hebrew language. When Paul quoted the Jewish Scriptures, Rabbi Tovia Singer demonstrates that he misappropriated it in order to convey his specious […]
Republican presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, faced harsh criticism for touting the endorsement of the evangelical preacher who warned that the Jews will face extermination unless they accept Jesus. As it turns out, Rabbi Tovia Singer explains, there is nothing unique about supporter, Pastor Mike Bickle’s declaration that two–thirds of the Jews face imminent annihilation unless […]
In this provocative broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer answers a Muslim caller’s question: How does Judaism regard the followers of Islam? Are Muslims considered B’nai Noah (righteous gentiles)? In his intriguing response, Rabbi Singer explores the status of two world religions and sharply contrasts the Jewish view of Islam and Christianity.
In this eye-opening broadcast, Rabbi Tovia Singer illustrates how the parable of the Good Samaritan was carefully crafted by the author of the Book of Luke in order to stereotype the Jews for all time as an icon of unredeemed humanity: the image of a blind, stubborn, and callous people. This dehumanization, no doubt, became […]
Defending the veracity of the resurrection stories, Christian apologists frequently argue that the Gospel writers would never have included the eyewitness account of women at the empty tomb if the resurrection accounts were fiction. After all, Christians argue, a Jewish court would regard a woman’s testimony as weak and unreliable. During this lively broadcast, Rabbi […]
God is not a man. It is that straight and clear in the Tanakh. But why if it’s so straight and so clear, why is it not straight and clear in the perspective of the Christians and Messianic? A Tenak Talk caller asked this interesting question.
While the Biblical account of Noah’s flood is the most well-known flood tradition, there are numerous other narratives that are thousands of years old, and many of them predate the Torah. These various myths are prevalent across time and found in almost every civilization. Although all the flood stories vary, sometimes to large degrees, many […]