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#2 "What is Torah?" with Traci Rhoades
Episode 212th October 2020 • Two Christians and a Jew • Two Christians and a Jew
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Traci Rhoades joins Two Christians and a Jew for a discussion of what Torah is. Traci is the author of Not All Who Wander (Spiritually) Are Lost, in which she discusses her experiences seeking God in different church communities. Check out her blog and follow her on Twitter @tracesoffaith.

We discuss the Written Torah and the Oral Torah, the nature of the Oral Torah and interpretation, the branching off into Christian denominations and Jewish 'movements', and music. If you've ever wondered what Jews include in the Bible, what the Torah is, what Tanakh is, what the Mishnah (or Mishna), Talmud, and Gemara are, etc., we made this for you. We also discuss how the organic structure of the Torah, both in terms of its paragraphs and its music. That's right: the Torah is a song.

In this episode, the main sources are Exodus 19:3-9, Exodus 24:2-7, and Deuteronomy 31: 16-30. Be sure to check out the show notes on our site because there are loads of links there with resources for your musical and intellectual enjoyment.

Meir-Simchah is available for three different workshops:

  • Great Hebrew Men
  • Great Hebrew Women
  • Hebrew: The Language of the Torah.

Each will be tailored for your community. Get in touch to schedule and find a price good for your community. Private Hebrew lessons are also available, for people at any level of experience. +972 546375740 | | @meirsimchah on Twitter.

You can connect with Jen on or on Twitter @JenBrownJones and with Frank on or on Twitter @Paceaux.

Our theme music was arranged and performed by David Frankel