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First Century Context of the First Century Writings

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 The Context of the First century writings will be our focus of study in this series. I will show the beliefs and dogmas of each religious groups and its political influences. Also, we will study the core issue in the first century and the hate the house of Shammai displayed against the Goyim. How many types of Pharisees in the First ... Read More »

Torah Portion Nitzavim-Veyelech Complete

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Parashah Nitzavim & VaYelech Deuteronomy 29:10-30:20, 31:1-30 Isaiah 61:10-63:9, Hosea 14:2-10, Joel 2:15-27 This Parashah covers the covenant renewal at Mt. Horeb, the assurance of God’s fidelity, an exhortation to choose life, and Joshua’s succession of Mosheh. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern ... Read More »

The House of Shammai & The House of Hillel

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Shalom This teaching is going to challenge our perspective of the first century writings and the context of the arguments of Yeshua toward the Pharisees. Did you know that in the first century the house of Shammai was the ruling house of study and many leaders and sages were submitted under the ruling of Shammai? Have you ever heard of ... Read More »

Torah Portion Ki-Tavo Complete (updated 9/11/14)

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Parashah Ki Tavo Deuteronomy 26:1 – 29:9 Isaiah 60:1-22 This Parashah covers the instructions for first fruits offerings, the building of the altar on Mt. Ebal, and the blessings and curses ceremony. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern Text (ANET) portions The 2013-2014 ... Read More »

Female Captives in the Torah vs Islam

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Treatment of Female Captives in the Torah vs the Treatment of female woman in Islam http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/08/28/rape-and-sexual-slavery-inside-an-isis-prison.html Rape and Sexual Slavery Inside an ISIS Prison Held by the terror group, women and girls as young as 14 who are not sold as wives are subjected to rape and torture. One woman is trying to buy their freedom—but time is running out. ... Read More »

Torah Portion Ki-Tetsei Complete

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Parashah Ki Tetse Deuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19 Isaiah 54:1-10 This Parashah covers many important aspects of the law code. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern Text (ANET) portions The 2013-2014 Torah Nugget A separate tab for resources and additional information. Read More »

Wisdom in Torah Center of Hebraic Studies

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Shalom L’kulam These pictures are the designs for the Wisdom in Torah Center of Hebraic Studies. Keep us in your prayers please, due to the amount of traveling my body eventually breaks down and I need to start planning for the future. These pictures are the vision of Wisdom in Torah ministries. I am starting the transition from traveling most ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9 ANET

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  Here is the information used for this study on Shoftim. DEUTERONOMY 16:18-21:9 Isaiah 51:12-52:12   16:18-17:13 Establishing Justice 16:18–20. judiciary institutions in ancient Near East. As evidenced by the preface to the Code of Hammurabi (c. 1750 b.c.) and the statements made by the “eloquent peasant” in Egyptian wisdom literature (c. 2100 b.c.), those in authority were expected to ... Read More »

Torah Portion Shoftim Complete (Updated 8/28/14)

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Parashah Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9 Isaiah 51:12 – 52:12 This Parashah covers the appointing of judges, the administration of justice, provision for the Levites, the forbidding of magic and witchcraft, establishing cities of refuge, laws concerning boundary markers and witnesses, the rules for warfare, and the expiation of unsolved murder. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done ... Read More »

MONTH OF ELUL STARTS TUESDAY NIGHT: Selichot Prayers

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Basic information about the time of repentance: “Selichot” Basic Questions & Answers   What are Selichot? Selichot are special prayers for forgiveness.  When are they said? They are usually said on fast days, which are occasions when the Jewish People needs special forgiveness for sin. They are also said during the period preceding Yom Kippur, which is obviously also such an ... Read More »

Torah Portion Re’eh Complete (updated 8/22/14)

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Parashah Re’eh Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5 This Parashah covers blessings for obedience, curses for disobedience, not worshiping YHVH the way the nations worship their gods, updated instruction for slaughter of altar animals, warning not to allow anybody to lead you into the worship of other gods, laws concerning kashrut, laws concerning the sh’mita year, and updated ... Read More »

HOMEWORK “HONOR & SHAME”

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SHALOM For those brothers and sisters that would like to do a little homework about a very important subject that Ryan and I are really researching. Ancient near eastern covenants, Righteousness & Justice and the Honor and Shame understanding are in my opinion one of the most neglected yet extremely important topics that must be considered in our Study of ... Read More »

Up Coming Studies for the next few months!!!

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Shalom to all Members: For the last few months I have being traveling and teaching all over  and I had not being able to do new teachings for the Website. I am so happy to have great friends and fellow brothers like Ryan and Daniel whom have really helped me keep up with research and studies while I am getting ... Read More »

Haftarah Ekev – Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3

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Shalom, This is a the Haftarah portion for Parashah Ekev.  I am in the process of recording the Haftarah portions in 1 hour segments for the 2014-2015 cycle.  I will make a few of them available here on Wisdom in Torah but most will be for members of Rooted-in-Torah.com.  This is a huge undertaking for me and I ask for ... Read More »

Honor and Shame Concept Block

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Shalom! This is an extremely important subject that most of us in the western culture (North America, Europe, and Australia) do not really understand. This is one of if not the most important cultural concept to unlocking Scriptures and it has been lost to us until the last 20 years. Rico and I have been studying this subject now for ... Read More »

Torah Portion Ekev Complete (Updated 8/13/14)

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Parashah Ekev Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3 This Parashah covers the blessings for obedience and the warning not to forget who the source of the blessings is. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern Text (ANET) portions The 2013-2014 Torah Nugget ... Read More »

Torah Portion Va’Etchanan Complete (Updated 8/8/14)

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Parashah Va’Etchanan Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11 Isaiah 40:1-26 This Parashah covers Mosheh’s viewing the land, Mosheh’s demand for obedience, the cities of refuge, the Ten Words/Commandments, the “greatest” commandment, and Israel’s status as a chosen people This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern Text (ANET) portions ... Read More »

The Military Campaign Itinerary Text

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      Shalom, The Military Campaign Itinerary Text can be found all through out Scripture and is also well discovered and documented in the Ancient near East. These texts serve as “LEGAL DOCUMENTATION”  and as records of conquests by a nation  to declare what nations and lands they conquer and now belong to them. In this audio teaching, we ... Read More »

Torah Portion Devarim Complete (Updated 7-30-14)

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Parashah Devarim Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 Isaiah 1:1-27 This Parashah covers the preamble to the covenant and the historical prologue; a recounting of the past events that led up to the covenant renewal ceremony recorded in the Book of Deuteronomy. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near ... Read More »

Logos Bible Software

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A lot of people ask me which Bible software I use.  I use the Logos Bible Software program because of the amazing versatility and the massive amount of resources which are available for it.  While it is expensive, I have found that it saves me hours and hours of research. Logos is set up as an account.  All of your ... Read More »

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Hello . You are logged in and your Membership Level is File Download Member UNLIMITED. You have access to the entire site including Unlimited downloads per month of any teaching.   All Teachings – All site links work for you. Access Forums Join the Newsletter Rico’s Itinerary Free Teachings Rico’s Resource Page – scroll down for the downloadable items TorahYeshiva.com ... Read More »

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Hello . You are logged in and your Membership Level is File Download Member 20. You have access to the entire site including up to 20 downloads per month of any teaching.   All Teachings – All site links work for you. Access Forums Join the Newsletter Rico’s Itinerary Free Teachings Rico’s Resource Page – scroll down for the downloadable ... Read More »

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This level of membership allows you to also download UNLIMITED Teachings every month. I really appreciate your supporting me at this level of monthly support. As a thank you, you will have no restrictions downloading any of my teachings. Shalom Shalom, Rico Read More »

Torah Nugget Masei (2013-2014)

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In the plains of Moab by the Jordan at Jericho, the Lord spoke to Moses, saying:  Speak to the Israelites, and say to them: When you cross over the Jordan into the land of Canaan, you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, destroy all their figured stones, destroy all their cast images, and demolish ... Read More »

Torah Portion Masei Complete

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Parashah Masei Numbers 33:1-36:13 Jeremiah 2:4-2:28, 3:4 & 4:1-2 This Parashah covers a recounting of the stages that Israel went through since their journey from Egypt, directions for the conquest of Canaan, the boundaries of the land, naming of the tribal leadership, establishment of Levitical cities, establishment of cities of refuge, laws concerning the avenger of blood, and the ruling ... Read More »

Law and Order in Ancient Israel (complete 3-part series)

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Shalom All, This series will focus on understanding what Torah means according to its ancient Near Eastern understanding and how law and the administration of justice was carried out in ancient Israel.  We will look into the literary genre of law in the ancient Near East and compare it to Greco-Roman law as well as modern law to show how we have ... Read More »

Torah Portion Matot Complete

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Parashah Matot Numbers 30:1-32:42 Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 This Parashah covers vows made by women, the war against Midian, the return from the war, the disposition of the booty and captives, the conquest and division of the Transjordan area, and the oath made by the two and a half tribes settling in Transjordan.   This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Matot Numbers – 30:1-32:42 ANET

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  Audio for Matot:   Herem Wikipedia For the same Hebrew word, when used to mean a form of excommunication, see Herem (censure). For the Kohanic gift, see Herem (priestly gift). Herem or cherem (Hebrew: חרם, ḥērem), as used in the Tanakh, means ‘devote’ or ‘destroy’.[2] It is also referred to as the ban. The term has been explained in different ways by scholars. It has been defined as ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Pinchas Numbers 25:10-29:40

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Shalom,In this week’s torah nugget we will utilize our time to focus on a specific concept found in the portion and also through out Scripture pertaining to the Jealousy of YHWH and the Zeal of Pinchas. Here is the full Power Point to The Jealousy of YHWH teaching. Jealousy of YHWH Links to original Teaching. Parts 1 & 2  http://www.wisdomintorah.com/the-jealousy-of-yhwh-and-the-covenant-lawsuit-of-idolatry-against-the-nation-of-israel-daniel-mcgirr/ Part ... Read More »

Law and Order in Ancient Israel Part 2

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Shalom All,   This is part 1 in the 3 part series.  I pray that you enjoy the teaching! If you missed part 1, please click here to visit the page   Resources: Law and the Administration of Justice in the Old Testament and Ancient East Law and Order in Old Testament Times   Video: Audio: Read More »

Torah Portion Pinchas Complete

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Parashah Pinchas Numbers 25:10-29:40 1 Kings 18:46-19:21 This Parashah covers the covenant of shalom that Pinchas receives for killing Cosbi and Zimri, the order to harass the Midianites because of Ba’al Peor, the census of the next generation of Israelites, the ruling over the daughters of Zelophad, the transfer of power from Mosheh to Joshua, and the commandments concerning the ... Read More »

Torah Nugget Balak (2013-2014)

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Shalom! This week we will focus in on the last 9 verses of the Torah Portion with the incident at Ba’al Peor.  Ba’al worship was relatively new to the Canaanite region and Israel was not prepared to deal with the issue and so they were enticed through their eyes and they stomachs into committing ritual sexual intercourse and eating meat ... Read More »

Torah Portion Balak Complete

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Parashah Balak Numbers 22:1-25:9 Micah 5:6-6:8 This Parashah covers the Balak summoning Balaam to curse Israel, the beating of Balaam’s donkey, the offerings by Balaam, the three oracular blessings of Balaam over Israel, the end time prophecy against Moab and Midian, and the incident of Ba’al Peor and Pinchas’ skewering of Cosbi and Zimri. This posting includes multiple years of ... Read More »

Is Islam the Beast?

Shalom The Middle East and Islam are the main players in end time events. This teaching will challenge your thinking and theological points of view in regards to Prophesy. This teaching will reveal to you the evidence of why Islam may be the Beast spoken of in Revelation. We will answer the question of the 666 and reveal its hidden ... Read More »

Who is Amalek?

Shalom With the rise of Islam and the threat of war in the Middle East, we need to understand how Amalek relates to what is happening in front of our faces every night on the news. Do you know what the connection between Islam and Amalek is? Did you know that the exact same conflict between the exact same people ... Read More »

HOMEWORK: DECLARATION FORMULA IN THE ANET HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS

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  DECLARATION FORMULA IN THE ANET HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS Kalluveettil, P. (1982). Declaration and covenant: a comprehensive review of covenant formula from the Old Testament and the ancient Near East (Vol. 88, p. ix). Rome: Biblical Institute Press.     I. Vassal–Lord A neo-babylonian letter offers a clear case of a covenant DF in its proper context, i.e., in the covenant-enacting ... Read More »

Torah Portion Chukat Complete

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Parashah Chukat Numbers 19:1-22:1 Judges 11:1-33 This Parashah covers the Red Heifer ceremony for cleansing a person contaminated with corpse impurity, the death of Miriam, the waters of Meribah with Mosheh striking the rock against God’s command, Edom’s refusal of passage, Aharon’s death, the incident with the bronze serpent, the journey to Moab, and the defeat of king Sihon and ... Read More »

Torah Portion Korach Complete

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Parashah Korach Numbers 16:1 – 18:32 1 Samuel 11:14 – 12:22 This Parashah covers the penalty of challenging the authority of the YHVH’S appointed leaders. This posting includes multiple years of Torah portions done by Wisdom in Torah.  This includes: The original 2010-2011 portions The Ancient Near Eastern Text (ANET) portions The Commandments in the Torah Portion (where applicable) The ... Read More »