Tenak Talk Episode #43

00:01:31 A visit from the Chief Rabbi of Australia to Jakarta.
00:04:10 People who give up family and friends to follow the G-d of Israel.
00:07:00 A truly religious Jew must find his beliefs in scripture only.
00:10:25 Was Paul a decoy to keep Christians away from Judaism? Explaining a legend.
00:11:35 Why are Christians so comfortable with scripture translations?
00:12:47 Why evangelicals reject the Book of Mormon.
00:14:10 The entire New Testament is a translation, a Greek text, not Aramaic.
00:15:48 Hebrew is not a translation! Why the Church stayed away from Hebrew.
00:17:32 Biblical Hebrew is a very small language. A word can have many meanings.
00:19:30 Learning Hebrew in our schools.
00:21:15 Acts of deception in the lives of the Patriarches, Matriarches and their children.
00:23:00 Joseph’s story in detail.
00:30:38 Yehuda and Tamar’s story in detail.
00:39:14 Relating as humans to the imperfect Yehuda.
00:40:05 Torah shows us that our leaders are not god-men. “Jacob’s Trouble.”
00:41:50 Why we cannot learn from a perfect example, like Jesus.
00:45:20 Jesus did not have free will.
00:48:30 Tshuvah is the lesson for the Torah reader.
00:49:29 When is it acceptable for a person to bow to a mortal man?
00:57:03 Did Adam’s sin prevent eternal life for Mankind?
01:00:30 The Flood, G-d and our free will.
01:03:10 Resurrection of the dead. Creation of the binary world.
01:04:45 Genesis 1:26. The purpose of the creation of the world.
01:09:08 Was Paul of Tarsus a student of the illustrious Rabbi Gamliel?
01:12:26 Some Christian sects maintain the Gamliel converted to Christianity.
01:13:17 Book of Acts is devoted to showing Paul is correct in his christology.
01:15:09 HOT TOPIC: Zechariah 12:10.
01:16:13 Christian biblical commentaries on Zech. 12 claim Jews will mourn over Jesus.
01:21:00 Zechariah 12:10 and what is said in the New Testament.
01:22:53 Death on a cross in detail. Days of agony.
01:25:03 A quick death through breaking the legs, an act of mercy. Piercing Jesus’ side.
01:26:29 Gospel of John and two critical verses equating Jesus with the Passover lamb.
01:31:52 The misappropriation of Zech. 12:10 by Christianity.
01:35:01 Book of John’s author altered the Jewish scriptures: Zech 12:10 and John 19:37.
01:39:56 Reading Zechariah in context. Context is what guides understanding.
01:41:48 Gog and Magog and the promise of complete victory in Zechariah 12.
01:43:50 Death on the battlefield amidst victory. The Israeli Air Force rescues hostages in Uganda.
01:45:48 A tragic loss brings the Jewish people to weep and repent and turn back to Hashem.
01:47:02 What is a typology from the prophets?
01:51:10 Definition and usage of the term Moschiach in the Jewish Bible. Moschiach ben Joseph and Moschiach ben David.

About The Author
- Rabbi Tovia Singer is well known as the Founder and Director of Outreach Judaism, an international organization dedicated to countering the efforts of fundamentalist Christian groups and cults who specifically target Jews for conversion. As a world renowned public speaker, Rabbi Singer addresses more than 100 audiences a year. Through his stimulating and provocative appearances, Rabbi Singer has been an inspiration to thousands. Lecturing on college campuses and synagogues throughout the country has become an integral part of his work. He is the author of the book Let’s Get Biblical: Why Doesn’t Judaism Accept the Christian Messiah?”, and is a frequent guest on Television and radio shows.

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