Did Jesus Fulfill Prophecies in the Jewish Scriptures? Rabbi Tovia Singer Explores Matthew’s Claims

On eleven occasions Matthew employs “fulfillment citations,” where the author claims the events in the life of Jesus clearly fulfilled prophecy in the Jewish Scriptures. Among all the four Gospels, Matthew is the only author to implement this approach. In his nativity story, Matthew claims that the Jewish prophets foretold that the messiah would be born of a virgin in Bethlehem. Rabbi Tovia Singer illustrates that the evangelist’s fantastic claims are specious. What was Matthew seeking to accomplish with these bold assertions?


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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