Limmud Bible Studies

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Abraham: Covenant with the People

In this month's , we will continue our study of God's covenants and explore the eternal covenant that God established with Abraham. We will learn why God chose Abraham, the significance of his unique relationship with God, and how this covenant relates to us today.
Aerial view of a rainbow over Jerusalem.

Noah: A Covenant with Humanity

Our Limmud study this month focuses on the covenant between God and Noah, known as the Noahic Covenant --the very first time that word brit, covenant in Hebrew, appears in the Jewish Bible.
Moses presents the Ten Commandments to the people.

The Covenant: God's Eternal Contract

In this month's Limmud study, we will explore a topic that is foundational for both the Jewish and Christian faiths: the covenant, or in Hebrew. In what was a revolutionary idea at the time, the Bible teaches that God chose and initiated a covenantal relationship with us!
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Shulchan: Gathering Around the Table

In this month's study, we will discover how the shulchan, the simple table, can be a place for fellowship, blessing, and holiness.
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Suffering: God's Refining Fire

In this month's Limmud study, we will tackle one of the most difficult issues for people of all faiths: Suffering. Through this study, we will discover biblical insights into coping with suffering and growing through difficulties.
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Israel: God's Holy Land

Join us this month in exploring God's special and eternal bond with His people and His land, Israel.
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Angels: God's Agents on Earth

In this month's Limmud study, we will explore the centrality of angels in both the Jewish and Christian faith.
Yael and Rabbi Eckstein smiling into the camera while in Jerusalem.

Aveilut: A Time to Mourn

In our toughest moments, we are never forsaken. God is with us every step of the way — in life, in loss, and in mourning. This study deals with a topic most of us avoid, yet each of us will confront at some point — the death of a loved one.
Psalm 78:19-20

Miracles: God's Signs and Wonders

Miracles and faith go hand-in-hand. Miracles inspire faith, and faith inspires miracles. However, there is another side to miracles equally as important. Explore Jewish and Christian teachings on the nature of miracles and just how natural miracles truly are.
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Prophecy: God's Word on the End of Days

Learn what Judaism teaches about the End Times, or End of Days. In this study, explore prophecies and teachings regarding this important time in history from both a Jewish and Christian perspective.
Illustration of Ezra reading the book of law.

Prophecy: God's Word to Us

This two-part study on the topic of prophecy is one of the most relevant and exciting topics of our time.
Aerial view of Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem: God's Holy City

Jerusalem. Center of the world, Holy City of God, the place where all things began and history is destined to conclude. It figures prominently in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It has been the subject of literary works from William Shakespeare and John Milton to Mark Twain and Saul Bellow.

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