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Joseph Shulam Joseph Shulam was born in Sofia, Bulgaria on March 24, 1946 to a Sephardic Jewish Family. In 1948 his family immigrated to Israel just before the establishment of the State. While in high school he was introduced to the New Testament and immediately identified with the person of Yeshua. In 1981 Joseph and the small fellowship that was started in his house established one of the first official non-profit organizations of Jewish Disciples of Yeshua in Israel – Netivyah Bible Instruction Ministry. Joseph has lectured extensively and has assisted in encouraging disciples around the world. He and his wife Marcia have two children and two grandchildren.
God Meets You in Your Confusion *Editor’s Note: Just days before, Jacob had been comfortably living at home, safe, and with his brother not actively wanting to kill him. But ever since Jacob had cheated his brother Esau out of his dying father’s blessing, Jacob had been on the run. When Joseph Shulam became a follower of Jesus, he discovered what... Joseph Shulam
Rabbis and Their Disciples between the 1st Century B.C. and the 2nd Century A.D. The word rabbi means “my master” in Hebrew. A rabbi is a Jewish religious leader. Some rabbis lead congregations (synagogues), others are teachers, and yet others lead informally. Rabbinic ordination is known as semichah. Semichah is done by three other rabbis who are in good standing with the community. After examinations and tests, the three rabbis... Joseph Shulam
Discipleship: Not a New Testament Invention The average Christian is not aware that disciples and their masters/teachers are not a New Testament invention. So many of Yeshua’s (Jesus’) teachings find their origin in clear Old Testament texts. I will use two examples: First, take Matthew 4:19, where Jesus told Peter, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” At... Joseph Shulam
A Gift of Sacrificial Love I had my Bar Mitzvah in Jerusalem, in the synagogue near my home in the south side of Jerusalem. We lived on Bethlehem Road and the synagogue was just a little distance from my home—in the same building that I started school on first grade. In my Bar Mitzvah, I read Leviticus 1:1-5:26. This portion... Joseph Shulam