[b-hebrew] OT: a link about Modern Hebrew

VC vadim_lv at center-tv.net
Tue Jun 8 13:50:40 EDT 2004


Dear Chris,

Neither common Jews, nor the Nt authors were concerned with the Oral
Tradition. And Torah was studied by every Jewish boy. They were also
familiar with Tanakh from weekly readings.


Sincerely,

Vadim Cherny


> Dear vadim,  whatever you think of yeshua of Nazeret one thing can be
clear,
> that his fingure pointing at the faults of the 'religious authorities' was
> accurate.  The working class jewish man and woman of that day could, with
> some accuracy, be likened to the religious masses of 14th and 15 century
> Germany and England.  It was, to some extent, advantageous that the
> religious authorities had carved out for themselves an element of
> exclusiveness.  So I would hesitate to call them odd Jews who did not know
> Tanach.  They knew what was important, they were aware of the prophecies
and
> they went to the feasts.  Just as today Jews that I met in Israel are very
> much aware of popular thinking and feast celebrating,  but many of them
find
> the oral aspect of their law-interpreting leaders a burden.
>
> Regards Chris.
>
>
> Surely, very odd Jews those have been. They did not know Tanakh, cited
> garbled quotations of the verses the should have studied in childhood (if
> you know about bar Sheta reforms) and were unobservant. Wishful thinking
>
> Sincerely,
>
> Vadim Cherny
>
>
> Sincerely,
> Michael Abernathy
>
>
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