The following ad, from eTeacherBiblical.com - JEWISH BACKGROUND OF NEW TESTAMENT, makes interesting reading in light of Geraldine Doogue's Easter in Jerusalem:
DISCOVER THE JEWISHNESS OF JESUS
Enroll in the 'Jewish Background of New Testament' Online Course
Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Research Professor of Ancient Cultures
GET INTRODUCED TO RELEVANT JEWISH HISTORY, LITERATURE, & CULTURE
Significantly deepen your knowledge of the Jewish theological, historical, linguistic, and archaeological backgrounds of the New Testament. Study new research and interpretive tools that will enable you to better understand the Old and New Testaments.
LEARN WITH ONE OF ISRAEL'S LEADING NEW TESTAMENT SCHOLARS
The faculty for this course was carefully chosen by Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Head of Jewish History Department at eTeacherBiblical. It now boasts some of the best and the brightest multi-lingual lecturers that concentrate their studies in the history of the Early Jesus movement in its original Jewish setting.
IMPLEMENT YOUR KNOWLEDGE
The knowledge acquired from the Holy Scriptures is never really just knowledge. This course will give you a new perspective on the issue of Christian-Jewish relations in the 21st century and will ensure that you will not be the same person you were when you first started.
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Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Israeli Ministry of Education