Month: September 2018

Can a Rabbi Believe in Jesus? What the Shema Can Tell Us.

“Hi, I’m looking for the office of Dr. Benjamin Kaplan,” said the young man. The man was tall and appeared to be about 30 years old. He wore a black frock coat, a black Homburg hat, and had a full black beard. Instead of typical sideburns he had peyes; they were long, full, and spiral. …

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Does the Shema (Deuteronomy 6:4) Help to Support One Triune God?

Yes it does, with two Hebrew words. Our God, Elohenu (אֱלֹהֵינוּ), is a masculine plural construct noun. One, Echad (אֶחָד), is a singular word but is often used to describe a single thing which has more than one part. More about this, in the next full post, coming soon. The Shema: Hear, O Israel; The …

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A Muslim Student is Saved! Questions About Islam, Part II

“It’s great to be here again, Dr. Kaplan,” said Sarah. “I’m really excited about our topic today.” “It’s great to see you too Sarah, as well as all the rest of you. How are you Josh, Matt, and Hassan?” said Ben. Josh spoke for all four students. “We’re looking forward to gaining an understanding today …

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