JP Article Series Character Profiles: Get to know important personalities in the Gospels, the Second Temple Period, and New Testament Studies. Jesus and the Oral Torah: David Bivin Asks: How Observant Was Jesus? The New Testament in Modern Hebrew: Head of the Bible Society in Israel, Ray Pritz, discusses the many challenges of translating the New Testament into today’s spoken Hebrew. Hebrew Nuggets: Hebrew for Beginners with David Bivin. מְתֻרְגְּמָן Meturgeman: Randall Buth demonstrates how a knowledge of Hebrew can help translators produce better translations of the New Testament Gospels. Rabbinic Parallels: Discover Similarities Between Jesus and the Rabbinic Sages with David Bivin. The Lord’s Prayer: Study the Jewish Roots of the Lord’s Prayer with Brad Young. New Testament Priests: Learn about prominent descendants of Aaron in the Gospels with professor Shmuel Safrai. Cataloging the Gospels’ Hebraisms: Keep track of indicators of a Hebrew foundation of the Gospel tradition with David Bivin. A Statistical Approach to the Synoptic Gospels: Can crunching the numbers help us resolve the Synoptic Problem? Halvor Ronning offers a qualified “Yes.” The LOY Project: Reconstructing the conjectured Greek and Hebrew sources behind the Synoptic Gospels.