Preface to the Parashat HaShavua (Weekly Torah Portion) This preface for the Parashat HaShavua has been prepared to give those who are newer to the Jewish culture a better understanding of the background of the weekly Torah Portion. We hope you find this information helpful.
The Bible Story In the Beginning... In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth (Gen 1:1). In six days he created day and night, oceans and sky, land and plants, the sun, moon and stars, fish, birds, and land animals. Finally, in his own image he created a
Peculiarities of Translating the New Testament into Hebrew by Ray Pritz Vernacular Hebrew was resurrected in Israel about a hundred years ago, primarily through the efforts of Eliezer Ben Yehuda. While modern Hebrew uses the same alphabet (or Alefbet) and basic vocabulary as biblical Hebrew, it is a hybrid
What is the Bible? The Bible is a collection of ancient writings which are God’s revelation to the human race. It has everything – poetry, history, letters, prophecies… In the Bible we meet many different, exciting people with various backgrounds, each with a unique story and destiny. The most important
Jerusalem Bookstore Through our central location in Jerusalem, many local Israelis as well as refugees, migrants, and tourists from all over the world can find Bibles in fifty different languages, as well as Christian study materials for the growth of the believing body. Every day opportunities present themselves for one-on-one
Our Principles The Bible Society abides by the following principles: Scripture focused – We believe that the full Bible (Old and New Testament) is the Word of God, and we distribute the uncorrupted Word of God as it is, in different forms (as full Bibles, Testaments, portions, or selections), since