In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Triumph Over Terror, Nehemia Gordon speaks with his old friend and “Pearls Partner", Keith Johnson — an African American Methodist pastor who came to Israel to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Yehuda Glick’s survival of an assassination attempt by a Muslim extremist. Glick is an Orthodox Rabbi and human rights activist who works to make the Temple Mount accessible to people of all faiths. The attempted assassination aroused Jews from all walks of life to proclaim triumph over terror through freedom of worship on the Temple Mount. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Rooftop Revelations, Nehemia Gordon meets with Jerusalem Miri, who kept watch over the walls of Jerusalem by greeting the dawn and calling God's people to prayer, with songs from her heart to Yehovah, from a Jerusalem rooftop for nearly a decade. Linda wrote: “Wonderful interview, and thank you so much for the beautiful music, Miri. I've downloaded it and am enjoying it very much. It really speaks to the heart and spirit because it is from God's Word.” Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Truth about Christmas and Tammuz, Nehemia Gordon connects with Dr. Richard Carrier, an expert in ancient religions who reads Greek and Roman texts the way Nehemia reads ancient Hebrew. Dr. Carrier uses his expertise to help Nehemia sort out the genuine pagan influences on Christmas from modern-day myths projected back in time by "dodgy" scholarship. They discuss Tammuz, Inanna (Ishtar), Mithra, Isis, Osiris, and other pagan deities with reference to the writings of Philo, Justin Martyr, Plutarch, Euhemerus, Plato and the Rambam. In closing, Gordon encourages listeners not to be afraid to check out ancient sources and to approach them with discernment and a prayer for understanding. Continue reading
In this special episode of Hebrew Voices, Look What You Did in 2017, Nehemia Gordon and Devorah Daniel look at the highlights of what we accomplished this year with your help. This was a roller-coaster year with exciting discoveries and miracles. Find out what you might have missed and hear how we have been changing lives together! It's hard to believe we did this all in the past year... and the year isn't over yet, so get a sneak preview of what we have in store in upcoming studies.This episode is available as a video and as a podcast. Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Michael Oren on Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's Capital, Nehemia Gordon shares an exclusive interview with Michael Oren, a Deputy Minister in the government of Israel and the greatest living historian to have written on Israel. Oren explains the true significance of President Trump's declaration last week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, how this has put an end to decades of antisemitic humiliation, and how it opens the possibility for true peace with the Arabs. Nehemia also shares his prayer for Jerusalem. Continue reading
In this special Hebrew Voices, Emergency UN Update, Nehemia Gordon talks with Michael Rood about the United Nations resolution on December 23, 2016 attacking Israel, and exposes a modern-day Antiochus. This episode is available as a video and a podcast.
Cecille wrote: “AMEN!!!! What a message!… You are the true ambassador to the nations on the globe from Israel to remind all, the specific establishment on the Rock of the God of Israel His Covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel). That Land belongs to God.” Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, Lost Tomb of the Maccabees, Nehemia Gordon visits with Israeli archaeologist, Amit Reem, at the newly-discovered probable site of the Tomb of the Maccabees in Modi’in. Reem and Gordon once studied together at Hebrew University. Reem now works for the Israeli Antiquities Authority and is acquiring a PhD in archaeology. For the first twenty years of his career, Reem excavated the walls, fortifications and palaces of Jerusalem and thought he would be bored when reassigned to Modi’in, but has since become impassioned with the area and finding the lost tomb of the Maccabees. According to Reem, every inch of Israel is filled with marvelous things, and no less so in Modi’in. Reem and Gordon discuss the history of Modi’in, the setting of the Hanukkah story, and why Christian connections to this place gives credence to the site being the elusive tomb of the Maccabees. Reem also shows Gordon the place among the tombs where 23 Israelis created a fox hole in the 1948 War of Independence. Unused ammunition was found there, for like the ancient Maccabees, these Israelis sacrificed their lives for the nation of Israel. Continue reading
In Hebrew Voices, Information Unleashed, Nehemia Gordon explains how the Hebrew Roots of Hanukkah reveal the origin of the pagan ban on God's holy name. Learn how Judah the Maccabee ignored the noise of the multitudes, to stand against the ban and reclaim the true miracle of this holiday by proclaiming His eternal name!This episode is available as a video and as a podcast.
Michael wrote: "I called on God for years not knowing His real name and He answered my heart's desire to have a relationship with Him. I now do call on Him by His Hebrew name and my life has changed." Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Chinese Discover Haunukkah, Nehemia Gordon explains how he found himself teaching about Hanukkah, Christmas, and the ban on the Name, to hundreds of atheist high school students in China.
Diana wrote: “Loved the stories that Nehemia shared...could have listened for hours more.” Continue reading
In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Battle for the Six Day War, I speak with Michael Oren, the greatest living historian of modern Israel, to learn about the fight against Fake News, his adventures in the Zionist Underground, and how President Obama helped laid the foundations of a new Iranian empire. Michael Oren is an important member of the Israeli government who also holds a PhD in history from Princeton University. Continue reading