Buying and Selling on the Sabbath

Beth Elohim Messianic Synagogue Buying and Selling on the Sabbath To understand the section of scripture we are going to discuss, we need to understand what was going on at the time. Ezra had arrived in Jerusalem from Babylon in 457 B.C E. (the seventh year of the king). The temple had been built previously,… Read more »

What does the Expression “An eye for an eye” mean?

What does the expression “An eye for an eye” mean? I will begin with some of the Jewish texts that explain this passage and concept, and then I will provide an explanation beyond the Jewish sources. The answer begins with the fact that understanding the Bible requires more than reading one verse in order to… Read more »


PODCASTS AND WEBINARS We now have podcasts available on Spotify, Buzzsprout, and Pandora under the title “Tamah’s Torah Teachings.” We will be expanding to other sites in the near future. I welcome your suggestions for other lessons/teachings. We also have live webinar capability for the services. If you are interested, please send an email to… Read more »

Shavuot: The Feast of Weeks

>BACKGROUND AND PRACTICE All of the festivals of Israel give great insight into the Messianic Scriptures (New Testament). Shavuot, or Pentecost, as most Believers know it, is no exception. Understanding the background and practice of this festival gives rich insight into the birth of the first Messianic Believers of the promise of the Messiah, and… Read more »