Paul Philip Levertoff

Paul Philip Levertoff

Paul Philip Levertoff (1878–1954) was born into an orthodox Jewish family with Chasidic ancestry in Orsha, Belarus. After graduating from the prestigious Volozhin Yeshiva in Lithuania, he became a believer in Yeshua of Nazareth. He spent the rest of his life laboring toward the formation of “Jewish Christianity,” a forerunner of the modern, Messianic Jewish movement.


Aus dem Leben des Baal-Schem

"Aus dem Leben des Baal-Schem (The Life of the Baal Shem)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 55 (1918): 7-19. (Special thanks to Juan Morales for locating and scanning this article.)

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Aus der kabbalistisch chassidischen Gedankenwelt

"Aus der kabbalistisch chassidischen Gedankenwelt" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 51 (1914): 19-27, 78-89. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Bericht Levertoffs uber seine Reise in Russland

"Bericht Levertoffs uber seine Reise in Russland (Levertoff's Report about his Trip to Russia)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 51 (1914): 11-19. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Die religiose Denkweise der Chassidim

Die religiose Denkweise der Chassidim ("The Religious Ideas of the Chasidim") is Levertoff's original longer version of Love and the Messianic Age. It is a comparative study between Chasidic Judaism and the New Testament.

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Ein Russischer Denker uber die Zukunft des Judentums

"Ein russischer Denker uber die Zukunft des Judentums (A Russian's Thoughts on the Future of Judaism)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 51 (1914): 181-191. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Eine Kabbalistisch Weissagung aus dem Aramaischen ubersetzt

"Eine Kabbalistisch Weissagung aus dem Aramaischen ubersetzt (A Kabbalistic Prophecy from the Aramaic Translated)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 52 (1915): 181-184. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Heisst nicht seine Mutter Maria?

"Heisst nicht seine Mutter Maria? (Wasn't His Mother Called Mary?)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 49 (1912): 145-152. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Judentum und Christentum in der neuesten judischen Literatur

"Liturgie des Hauptgottesdienstes der Judenchristen (Judaism and Christianity in the Most Recent Jewish Literature)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 50 (1913): 28-33, 179-82; 51 (1914): 75-77; and 52 (1915): 130-34. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Kabbalistisch-chassidische Wundergeschichten

"Kabbalistisch-chassidische_Wundergeschichten (Kabbalistic-Chasidic Miracle Stories)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 55 (1918): 113-118, 131-136. (Special thanks to Juan Morales for locating and scanning this article.)

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Liebe und die messianische Zeit

"Liebe und die messianische Zeit (Love and the Messianic Age)" by Paul Philip Levertoff was an article originally appearing in the German periodical Saat auf Hoffnung 61 (1924): 16-23. (This VOD digital version is from the library of Jorge Quinonez.)

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Liturgie des Hauptgottesdienstes der Judenchristen

"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.)

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Meal of the Holy King

Meal of the Holy King was Levertov's integration of a traditional Anglican liturgy and synagogue liturgy which he used at his congregation in Shoreditch, London.

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St. Matthew

Levertoff's introduction and commentary to the Gospel of Matthew.

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St. Paul in Jewish Thought

Levertoff's 1928 book containing three essays discussing the Apostle Paul within his Jewish context.

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The Church and the Jews 1928

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issues number 75, 76, and 78 are missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1929

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue number 78 is missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1930

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue number 82 is missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1931

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1932

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1933

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1934

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1935

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1936

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue number 107 is missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1937

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1938

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Church and the Jews 1939

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue numbers 119-121 are missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1946

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue numbers 147-148 are missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1947

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue numbers 151 and 153-154 are missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1953

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff. (Note: Issue numbers 173-175 are missing.)

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The Church and the Jews 1954

Church and the Jews was the mission quarterly of the London Diocesan Council for Work Among the Jews, edited by Paul P. Levertoff.

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The Messianic Hope

Levertoff's 1938 book on the expectations of the Messiah and the Messianic Age in light of the Tanach.

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The Wailing Wall

Olga Levertoff was the elder of Paul Levertoff's two prodigy daughters. Her Wailing Wall is a theological and social reflection on Jewish modernity, Zionist aspirations, and Messianic implications which draws heavily on the work and thought of her father.

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Viduyei Augustinus HaKadosh

Viduyei Augustinus HaKadosh is Paul Levertoff's Hebrew translation of "The Confessions of St. Augustine." It was published in 1908. (Special thanks to Shalom Goldman and Jorge Quinonez.)

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Remnant Repositories (A–Z)

Abram Poljak

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About Abram Poljak

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 »

Alexander McCaul

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About Alexander McCaul

The Rev. A. McCaul, was Rector of St. Magnus and Professor of Hebrew and Old Testament exegesis at Kings College in London. Though not Jewish himself, he had a great interest in Jewish literature and …  Read more »

Daniel Zion

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About Daniel Zion

Rabbi Daniel Zion was one of the chief rabbis of Sofia, Bulgaria during World War II and a Jewish believer. He was warned about the holocaust in a vision of the Master, and he helped save 800 Jews of …  Read more »

David Baron

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About David Baron

David Baron (1857 – 1926) was a Jewish believer, writer, missionary and co-founder of the Hebrew Christian Testimony to Israel missionary organization, in London. In addition to writing several books,…  Read more »

Emanuel Yispe

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A Jewish believer from the 19th century.…  Read more »

Ezekiel Margoliouth

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About Ezekiel Margoliouth

Ezekiel Margoliouth (1815‒1894) hailed from the Polish part of Russia and was the son of the Chief Rabbi of Sulwalki. He was a prolific scholar and writer who came to faith while attending a rabbini…  Read more »

Franz Delitzsch

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Franz Delitzsch (1813 - March 4, 1890) was a German Lutheran theologian and Hebraist who wrote many commentaries on books of the Bible, Jewish antiquities, biblical psychology, a history of Jewish poe…  Read more »

Heinrich Frommann

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About Heinrich Frommann

Jewish believer, Heinrich Christian Immanuel (Samuel) Frommann, wrote, printed, and published his own missionary literature, books, and commentaries in early eighteenth century Germany. He translated …  Read more »

Instititum Judaicum Delitz…

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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 »

Isaac Lichtenstein

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About Isaac Lichtenstein

Isaac (Ignatz) Lichtenstein (1824 – Oct 16, 1909) was a Hungarian Orthodox rabbi who became a believer in Yeshua yet did not renounce Judaism nor his post as district rabbi. He wrote several pamphlets…  Read more »

Joachim Heinrich Biesentha…

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About Joachim Heinrich Biesenthal

Joachim Heinrich Biesenthal (Raphael Hirsch) (1800-1886) was known as the leading Jewish-Christian scholar of the mid-nineteenth century. He had extensive training in rabbinics and a thorough command …  Read more »

Joseph Immanuel Landsman

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About Joseph Immanuel Landsman

Joseph Immanuel Landsman (1869-1931) was a Polish born, Orthodox Jew who became a believer.…  Read more »

Miscellaneous

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Theophilus Lucky

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About Theophilus Lucky

Chaim Yedidiah Theophilus Lucky was born in 1854 near Stanislau in Galicia. He came to faith while he was studying in Berlin in the mid-1870s while studying Delitzsch’s Hebrew translation. He was in t…  Read more »

Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein

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About Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein

Yechiel Tzvi Lichtenstein was a late nineteenth century Jewish believer from a Chasidic background. While in Yeshiva, he became a disciple of Yeshua of Nazareth. He served at the Institutum Judaicum D…  Read more »