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Abram (Bram) Poljak (1900–1963) was a Ukranian-born, Orthodox Jew. A musical prodigy, Poljak played violin for the Czar at the age of eight. As a young man, he moved to Germany and took work as a jour… Read more »
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Lichtenstein’s Magale Sod is a work dedicated to explaining the difficult passages in the Tanakh. This file consists of scanned pages of the original publication in Hebrew.
“The Battle Begins” is part 2 of “Bram: The Life and Wisdom of Messianic Jewish Pioneer Abram Poljak in His Own Words” compiled by D. Thomas Lancaster and originally published in Messiah Journal 116 (Summer 2014): 65–75. This is a French translation of that article.
"Liturgie des Hauptgottesdienstes der Judenchristen (Liturgy of the Main Service of the Jewish Christians)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 63 (1926): 16-23. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)
Iggeret el HaRomim is Joachim Biesenthal's commentary on the book of Romans along with a Hebrew translation of the Greek text of Romans. Biesenthal uses rabbinic literature to help draw out the meaning of Paul's letter. It was originally published in 1853. (Special thanks to Keren Ahvah Meshihit [Jerusalem, Israel] for scanning this book and making it public.)
Edut LeYisrael was a Christian Jewish journal edited by Theophilus Lucky and published both in the USA and Eastern Europe. It was one of the first Hebrew periodicals published in America.
Iggeret el Ha-Ivrim is Joachim Biesenthal's commentary on the book of Hebrews along with a Hebrew translation of the Greek text of Hebrews. Biesenthal uses rabbinic literature to help draw out the meaning of the text. It was originally published in 1858. (Special thanks to Keren Ahvah Meshihit [Jerusalem, Israel] for scanning this book and making it public.)
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In 1886 Franz Delitzsch established an institute for training missionaries to work among the Jewish people at Leipzig University in connection with the Lutheran mission to the Jews. The institute was … Read more »
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