Category Archives: Critique

Reading the Dictionary

Reading the Dictionary   In his latest video ( ) Shapira presents a quotation from the Jastrow Dictionary. He is attempting to prove that the Aramaic word “palach” (or derivatives of that word) must be referring to worship of the … Continue reading

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Innocent Trust

Innocent Trust The following words are not addressed to Tzahi Shapira. These words are also not directed to those religious leaders who endorsed him and presented him to the public as a scholar. I am writing to those who do … Continue reading

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The Return of Justinas Pranaitis

The Return of Justinas Pranaitis A Critical Review of The Return of the Kosher Pig By Rabbi Eli Cohen – Jews for Judaism Australia[1] The explosive debate surrounding the belief in a divine Messiah has engaged many great minds across the spectrum … Continue reading

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Spiritual Responsibility

Spiritual Responsibility Our civilization is structured in such a way that people sometimes need to trust each other. I have never studied medicine. When I need advice in that field I speak to people who have dedicated their lives to … Continue reading

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The School of Matthew

The School of Matthew   A Critical Review of “The Return of the Kosher Pig” Preface Imagine two schools of medicine. Let us call them “x” and “y”. Each of these schools has their own approach to medicine and each … Continue reading

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Closing Arguments

Closing Arguments – Excerpt From Critique of Volume 5 72. Objection 6.18   Brown concludes his five volume series with an appeal to his readers to put their faith in Jesus. I will conclude my critique of this series with … Continue reading

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The Canaanite Gospels

The Canaanite Gospels   Christianity began as a movement within the Jewish community. It did not take long for this movement to spread to the Gentile world. At a very early stage of Christian history, the Gentile segment of the … Continue reading

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Covenant Nation

Covenant Nation A Critical Review of Professor Daniel Boyarin’s: “Borderlines” and “The Jewish Gospels” By: Yisroel Chaim Blumenthal Introduction The Jewish people stand in a covenantal relationship with God. Not only as individuals, but also and primarily as a national … Continue reading

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“Kosher Jesus” – A Book Review by Rabbi Eli Cohen

“Kosher Jesus” – A Book Review In his new, highly controversial book, Kosher Jesus, Shmuley Boteach sets the stage by describing the strong overtures of Christian love towards Israel and the Jewish people.  Boteach views this development as a positive step in … Continue reading

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Dr. Brown – Volume 5

Volume V 1. Introduction In this fifth volume of his series, Brown attacks the authenticity of the oral traditions of the Jewish people. As in my critiques of Brown’s previous volumes, each point begins with an excerpt from Brown’s work … Continue reading

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