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Sigd: A Little Known Israeli Holiday

Sigd: A Little Known Israeli Holiday

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Today, the 29th day of the Hebrew month of Cheshvan, is Sigd, a holiday unique to Beta Israel Ethiopian Jews. Celebrated 50 days after Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement), Sigd...

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An Eternal Cry

An Eternal Cry

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Because I have spent a lot of time walking the land of Israel, when I read Psalms I generally think about how they were composed by a young, redheaded shepherd, wandering...

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A Most Unusual Circumcision Ceremony

A Most Unusual Circumcision Ceremony

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz I recently had to consult with a rabbi about a matter in Jewish law. I am not an incredible scholar with an encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish law, but like most...

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Digging Our Own Wells

Digging Our Own Wells

By Rabbi Elie Mischel Abraham was the man who brought monotheism to the world.  He and Sarah taught thousands upon thousands of their fellow men and women about God.  Their tent was always open for...

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Machpelah: More Than Just a Cave

Machpelah: More Than Just a Cave

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz This coming Saturday Jews will read the Torah portion known as Chayei Sarah (The Life of Sarah). The portion begins with the death of Sarah, the matriarch, and describes...

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Psalm 12: A Word About Words

Psalm 12: A Word About Words

By Rabbi Avi Baumol Psalm 12, in a word, is about words. Our greatest medium of expression is indeed King David's most precious vehicle for connecting to his creator.  However, there is a grave...

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The Truth About Suffering

The Truth About Suffering

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz David’s journey to kingship was not easy. Obstacles stood in his way and evil men attacked him. But David had a perspective on this that leveraged these difficulties to...

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Do the Wicked Really Prosper?

Do the Wicked Really Prosper?

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz In Hebrew, a person who returns to the faith is referred to as a baal teshuvah, literally ‘a master of repentance’. The word teshuva, however, also means ‘answer’. A...

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What Jews and Christians think

The Israel Bible will succeed in helping readers of Tanakh better understand its geographical context and better perceive some of its contemporary resonances.

Rabbi Dr. Shalom Carmy

Assistant Professor of Jewish Philosophy and Bible, Yeshiva University

When you open The Israel Bible and see… lessons about Israel, you see that Israel is the Torah’s main theme and begin to understand the major role that it plays.

Rabbi Yehudah Glick

Member of The Knesset,
Israel’s Parliament

Jews and Christians share a biblical heritage, and The Israel Bible shows even more clearly that this is the land God chose for the Jewish people.

Pastor Keith Johnson

Founder, Biblical Foundations Academy International

FROM THE SOURCE

Full text of the Hebrew Scriptures in English and Hebrew with select transliterated verses

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Unique Israel focused commentary on every chapter

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Proper Hebrew pronunciation of key biblical names and places

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