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Study earnestly to present yourself approved to God, … rightly dividing the Word of Truth.

2 Timothy 2:15



Study help, interesting articles, holiday recipes and other resources that will be helpful and encouraging as you explore the Hebraic foundations of the Tanakh and Brit Hadashah.

Listed are numerous Messianic Jewish, Historical Jewish, Fiction and Scripture resources. They can be found through the various search engines on the internet.

Bet Shalom does not necessarily endorse all of the information contained in each resource. We must be like the Bereans and “search out the scriptures to see if the things we have been told are true.”



Berlin, Adele and Brettler, Marc Zvi Editors. The Jewish Study Bible – Tanakh. (Oxford Press, 2004)

Stern, David

Complete Jewish Bible (Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc., 1998)

Jewish New Testament (Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc., 1991)

Jewish New Testament Commentary (Jewish New Testament Publications, Inc., 1992)

E-Sword: A Bible study resource for your computer. Many versions are available, some require a small donation.



Edersheim, Alfred – The Temple: Its Ministry and Service (updated version, Hendrickson Publishers Inc., 1994)

Finto, Don – Your People Shall Be My People (Regal Books, 1973)

Friedman, David PhD – They Loved The Torah ~ What Yeshua’s First Followers Really Thought About the Law (Lederer Books, 2001)

Heidler, Dr. Robert D. – The Messianic Assembly Arising! Restoring the Church to Our Covenant Roots (Glory of Zion Ministries, 2006)

Kasdan, Barney

God’s Appointed Customs ~ A Messianic Jewish Guide to Biblical Life Cycle and Lifestyle (Messianic Jewish Publishers, 1996)

God’s Appointed Times ~ A Practical Guide for Understanding and Celebrating the Biblical Holidays (Messianic Jewish Publishers, 1993)

Roth, Sid – The Thought for Themselves (Destiny Image Publishers, 2009)

Scheiner, Rabbi Claude

Stern, David

Messianic Judaism: A Modern Movement With an Ancient Past ~ formerly the Messianic Jewish Manifesto (Messianic Jewish Resources International, 2007)

Restoring the Jewishness of the Gospel: A Message for Christians (Messianic Jewish Resources International; 1st edition, 1988)

Wilson, Marvin – Our Father Abraham ~ Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith (Eerdmans Publication, 1989)



Brown, Michael – Our Hands Are Stained With Blood ~ The Tragic Story of the “Church” and the Jewish People (Destiny Image, 1992)

Johnson, Paul – A History of the Jews (Harper & Rowe, 1987)

Kertzer, David – The Popes Against the Jews: The Vatican’s Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism (Knopf, 2001)

Netanyahu, Benjamin – “A Place Among the Nations” (Bantam, April 1993)

Roth, Cecil – The Spanish Inquisition (W.W. Norton Co, 1964)



Boy in the Striped Pajamas

The Chosen

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler


Fiddler on the Roof

The Hiding Place

Loving Leah


Paper Clips

Raid on Entebbe


Life Is Beautiful

Stranger Among Us