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Eliezer meets Yaaqov

introduction: The story we are going to tackle today is about that time when Rabbi Eliezer ben Hyrcanus met a disciple of Yeshua of Nazareth. The baraitha (i.e., a story that was known orally but wasn’t written down until much later) depicts a friendly conversation between the two, but ends up with Eliezer being denounced Read More

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Yeshu Hanged on Erev Pesakh

The Story Baraitha 1 – Sanhedrin 43a: “AND A HERALD PRECEDES HIM etc. This implies, only immediately before [the execution], but not previous thereto. [i.e. not 40 days before] [In contradiction to this] it was taught: On the eve of the Passover Yeshu was hanged. For forty days before the execution took place, a herald Read More