Sites to Study Our Jewish Roots

Discernment should always accompany study, and it is especially important when searching for information on the web. We present the following sites as useful sources for articles and resources. While we believe they are reliable, we do not necessarily endorse all of their content.

Jerusalem Perspective - A large number of articles that seek to understand Jesus' teaching within the rabbinic context of the first century. With a premium content membership, searchable access to 12 years of the journal. Well worth it.

Follow The Rabbi - Website of That The World May Know, ministry of Ray Vander Laan. Produced Faith Lessons video series, leads trips to Israel and Asia Minor. TTWMK seeks to help Christians grow in faith, with the message of Scripture in light of its original, embedded Semitic or Jewish culture.

Center for Judaic-Christian Studies - Material from Dwight Pryor's ministry and other sources. Excellent audio materials about Hebraic study and its application to our lives.

Hebrew Streams - Ancient Hebrew Elements in the New Testament. Excellent articles that explore the "Hebrew streams" of thought flowing through the Old and New Testaments.

Jerusalem Cornerstone - Sponsors biblical studies courses in Israel and service organizations in the Middle East. Organization stresses education and action - "biblical teaching which provokes deeds of truth and lives of consequence".

Diakonia - Hebraic ministry in Hong Kong. Features articles from En-Gedi translated into Chinese, among other things.

Centre for Studies in Biblical Research - Has continuing education courses on current research on the Hebraic context of the New Testament, with monthly articles and tapes available.

Restoration Foundation - Organization dedicated to restoring the Jewish heritage to the church. Has "Restore" magazine online with many articles of interest.

Hebrew For Christians - Very nice site for learning Hebrew, and also about Christianity's Jewish heritage.

Emmaus Educational Services - Leads study programs in Israel, Greece and Turkey on the ministry of Jesus and on the Gospel message within the landscape, culture and context of New Testament.

Caspari Center for Biblical/Jewish Studies, Jerusalem - Serves Jewish believers in Jesus in Israel, publishes Mishkan, a journal on the Gospel and the Jewish People.

Shoresh USA - (Shoresh means "root") - Ministry that teaches and studies the Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith - Hebraic study articles and resources for learning Hebrew. The same author, Jonathan Went, currently writes a weekly email on Hebrew Thoughts and on Difficult Sayings available at

American Institute of Holy Land Studies (AIHLS) - Offers bachelors and masters degrees in Middle Eastern Studies by correspondence. Many video courses available in Hebraic Studies.

The Jerusalem School of Synoptic Research, is a consortium of Jewish and Christian scholars dedicated to better understanding the synoptic gospels by examining them within the context of the language, land and culture.

Bridges for Peace - A Christian organization dedicated to building relationships between the Christian and Jewish communities, and encouraging concern for Israel. Lots of articles on current events, archaeology, Hebraic studies, etc.

Blossoming Rose - A Christian organization that seeks to bless Israel. Sponsors an archaeological dig at biblical Tamar, leads trips to Israel.

Gospel Research Foundation - Organization of Brad Young, a scholar in Hebraic studies. Articles and books available.

To The Ends of the Earth Ministries - Teaches pastors in Asia about our Jewish roots - gives seminars in US too.

Bible Scholars - Articles by scholars in Hebraic studies on the disciplines of religion, biblical studies, history, and archaeology.

Sounds of the Trumpet - Institute for Hebraic Christian Studies. Ministry of Richard Booker, author and speaker in Hebraic studies.