Matthew 22 Xus commentary (1)

The Erev Rav Part 5: The Erev Rav and the New Testament

Considering the traits outlined by our sages, let’s examine some encounters Rebbe Yeshua and his followers had with various externally “religious people” that could potentially be the erev rav. In Matthew 23:3-31 there are a number of statements made by Rebbe Yeshua that should stand out to the reader. Matt. 23:3 “So whatever they tell Read More

Matthew 22 Xus commentary (1)

The Erev Rav Part 6: Connecting the Dots

“The entire 974 generations (as brought down in Chagiga 13b, as mentioned above) which are the ‘Erev Rav’ which are the souls from the world of chaos (TOHU), G­d transplants them every generation, and they are the brazen­faced of the generation. Our sages said that in the period of ‘Mashiach’s footsteps’ impudence will become great…and Read More

Matthew 22 Xus commentary (1)

Parashat Vayikhi – Trein Mishekhin (The Two Messiahs)

ABOUT SHILOH “The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the ruler’s-staff from between his feet, until Shiloh will come, and to him shall the subduing of the peoples be” (Gn 49:10). Even though my lectures deal with the Soul of Messiah, this verse requires of me to stay closer to Pshat this time: “The Read More