101 MORE QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
ABOUT YESHUA OF NAZARETH
Saltshakers
Questions 1-20

1.WHY DON'T YOU MISSIONARIED LEAVE US ALONE?
2. WE JEWS HAVE OUR OWN RELIGION! WE DON'T NEED YOURS!
3. WHAT YOU WANT TO DO IS COMPLETE HITLER'S WORK. YOU WANT JUDAISM TO DISAPPEAR!
4.WHY SHOULD WE LISTEN TO ANYONE WHO TALKS ABOUT YESHUA?
5. THE G-D OF JUDAISM WOULD NEVER ASSUME HUMAN FORM, OR INHABIT A HUMAN BODY; THIS IS A PAGAN IDEA!
6.JUDAISM DOES NOT BELIEVE IN A DIVINE MESSIAH!
7.ISN'T THE WHOLE NATIVITY STORY WORKED UP FROM PAGAN MYTHS?
8.  THERE IS NO JEWISH BELIEF THAT THE MESSIAH HAS TO BE BORN IN BETHLEHEM!
9.  JUDAISM DOES NOT BELIEVE IN A CONCEPT OF ORIGINAL SIN!
10.  IF YESHUA WAS SO IMPORTANT, WHY WAS HE IGNORED BY THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH LITERATURE OF HIS DAY?
11.  IF YESHUA WAS THE MESSIAH, WHY WASN'T HE ACCEPTED BY THE MAJORITY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE?
12.  IF YESHUA WAS THE MESSIAH, WHY DIDN'T THE RABBIS OF HIS DAY  ACCEPT HIM?
13.  WASN'T IT PAUL WHO REALLY INVENTED CHRISTIANITY?
14.  HOW CAN WE TRUST THE GOSPELS SINCE THEY RELY ON ORAL TRADITIONS WHICH COULD HAVE BECOME CORRUPTED OVER TIME?
15.  YESHUA MADE NO IMPACT AT ALL ON THE JUDAISM OF HIS DAY!
16.  HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT MOSES' LIFE REPRESENTS YESHUA?
17.   HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT ISAAC'S LIFE REPRESENT'S YESHUA'S?
18.  HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT JOSEPH'S LIFE REPRESENTS YESHUA'S?
19.  AREN'T ALL THESE 'COINCIDENCES' JUST DELIBERATE ATTEMPTS BY THE GOSPEL WRITERS TO IMITATE THE STORIES FROM TANACH?
20.  DIDN'T THE EARLY FOLLOWERS OF YESHUA TURN THEIR BACKS ON JUDAISM?

Questions  21-40

21.  BUT DIDN'T THE FOLLOWERS OF YESHUA SEPARATE THEMSELVES FROM THE REST OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE?
22.  BUT WHY DIDN'T MORE THAN A HANDFUL OF JEWS CHOOSE TO ACCEPT YESHUA IN HIS DAY?
23.  WHY DO YOU SAY THAT THE RABBIS FORCED THE  SEPARATION BETWEEN ORTHODOX JUDAISM AND THE NAZARENES?
24.  DID ALL THE LEADERS FEEL THIS WAY ABOUT THE SEPARATION?
25. JUDAISM HAS NEVER BELIEVED IN A MESSIAH WHO WOULD SUFFER!
26.  DON'T CHRISTIANS SIMPLY PICK OUT VERSES FROM TANACH  WHICH SEEM TO THEM PROPHECY ABOUT YESHUA, WHILE IGNORING THE CONTEXT OF THOSE VERSES?
27.  WHY CAN'T THE MESSIAH ARRIVE AT ANY TIME?
28.  HOW CAN YOU CLAIM THAT YESHUA IS DESCENDED FROM KING DAVID?
29.  JUDAISM DOESN'T REQUIRE A BLOOD ATONEMENT! WHAT IS REQUIRED IS REPENTENCE AND CHARITY!
30.  BUT WEREN'T THE SACRIFICES ONLY FOR UNINTENTIONAL SINS?
31.  HOW CAN YOU BELIEVE THE GOSPELS WHEN THE ACCOUNTS ARE SO DIFFERENT?
32.  FOR WHAT CRIME WAS YESHUA EXECUTED? CLAIMING TO BE MESSIAH ISN'T A CAPITAL OFFENSE IN JUDAISM!
33. DIDN'T YESHUA EXPECT TO LEAD A REVOLUTION? DIDN'T HE GO TO THE MOUNT OF OLIVES EXPECTING A MIRACLE TO TAKE PLACE AND HIS KINGDOM TO BEGIN?
34.  WASN'T HE DISAPPOINTED THEN THAT THERE WAS NO MIRACLE, SO THAT HE GAVE UP AND ORDERED HIS TALMIDIM NOT TO RESIST ANY LONGER?
35.  BUT WHY DID HE TELL HIS TALMIDIM TO BUY SWORDS IF NOT FOR A REVOLUTION?
36.  SO WHY DID HE CRY, 'MY G-D, MY G-D, WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?
37.  DOESN'T MATTHEW MAKE A MISTAKE AND  SAY THAT YESHUA RODE INTO JERUSALEM ON TWO DONKEYS?
38.  HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT G-D WOULD SACRIFICE HIS 'SON'?
39.  DOESN'T PAUL CONDEMN THE JEWS IN I THESSALONIANS 2:14,15?
40.  BUT THERE ARE OTHERS WHO WILL INTERPRET THIS DIFFERENTLY!

Questions 41-60

41.  IF YESHUA WAS SO POPULAR AND SO LOVED BY THE COMMON PEOPLE, WHY WAS HE SO DESPISED BY THE TEACHERS?
42.  DIDN'T THE GOSPEL WRITERS MAKE A MISTAKE WHEN THEY HAVE YESHUA ENTERING JERUSALEM WHILE THE CROWDS WAVE PALM BRANCHES?  THIS IS ONLY DONE AT SUKKOT!
43.  DIDN'T YESHUA SHOW HIS VIOLENT TEMPER WHEN HE CURSED THE FIG TREE WHICH HAD NO FRUIT?
44. DON'T THE GOSPELS DIFFER ABOUT WHEN CERTAIN EVENTS IN THE LIFE OF YESHUA OCCURRED?
45.  HOW CAN YOU CLAIM THAT EVE ALREADY EXPECTED A MESSIAH?
46.  WHY DO YOU CLAIM THAT THE SCRIPTURES MIGHT HAVE BEEN CHANGED OR TAMPERED WITH OVER THE CENTURIES?
47.   DO YOU REALLY THINK HASHEM WOULD HAVE GIVEN US TORAH IF HE DIDN'T THINK WE COULD KEEP IT?
48.  WHY HAVEN'T ANY  RABBIS EVER ACCEPTED THE CLAIMS OF YESHUA?
49.  ALL THAT IS NEEDED FOR GENTILES TO PLEASE HASHEM IS FOR THEM TO FOLLOW THE COMMANDS GIVEN TO NOAH!
50.  WHY DID NONE OF THE SAGES EVER ACCEPT THE CLAIMS OF YESHUA?
51.  Isn't Matthew wrong when he cites 'the prophets' as saying that Yeshua will be called 'a Nazarene'? There is NO such prophecy!
52.  DOESN'T JUDAISM STRESS REPENTANCE AND GOOD WORKS OVER 'GRACE'?
53.  BUT DOESN'T PAUL SAY THAT GOOD DEEDS ARE WORTHLESS?
54.  HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT THERE IS TO BE A 'NEW COVENANT'? ISN'T THE COVENANT MADE AT SINAI TO LAST FOREVER?
55.  DIDN'T YESHUA HIMSELF DENY HE WAS G-D TO THE ONE WHO ADDRESSED HIM AS 'GOOD TEACHER'?
56.  DON'T CHRISTIANS CLAIM THAT THE LAW HAS BEEN ABOLISHED?
57.  BUT DIDN'T YESHUA AFFIRM THAT HIS TALMIDIM SHOULD FOLLOW THE RULINGS OF THOSE WHO  'SIT IN MOSES' SEAT'?
58.  ISN'T IT LOGICAL THAT YESHUA'S FOLLOWERS SIMPLY STOLE HIS BODY  AND THEN CLAIMED THAT HE HAD BEEN RESURRECTED?
59.  WHY DIDN'T YESHUA SHOW HIMSELF TO ANY OF HIS FOES AFTER HIS RESURRECTION? WHY DID HE SHOW HIMSELF ONLY TO HIS FOLLOWERS?
60.  JUDAISM BELIEVES WE SHOULD FOLLOW THE RULINGS OF THE SAGES!
 

Questions 61-80

61.  WHY DID YOU CHANGE THE SABBATH FROM SATURDAY TO SUNDAY?
62.  DIDN'T YESHUA BREAK THE SABBATH BY HEALING ON THE SABBATH?
63.  DIDN'T PAUL AND THE EARLY FOLLOWERS OF YESHUA BORROW A LOT OF THEIR CONCEPTS FROM PAGAN GREECE AND ROME?
64.  DOESN'T PAUL SAY THAT THE LAW IS NOT TO BE KEPT ANYMORE?
65.  WHAT IS WRONG WITH PLACING A FENCE ABOUT TORAH?
66.  DON'T THE GOSPELS DOWNPLAY THE ROLE OF PILATE IN YESHUA'S DEATH IN ORDER TO CURRY FAVOR WITH THE ROMANS?
67.  DON'T THE GOSPELS PAINT THE PHARISEES IN SUCH A BAD LIGHT BECAUSE BY THE TIME THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN, THE PHARISEES WERE THE MAIN OPPONENTS OF THE NEW NAZARENE SECT?
68.  DOESN'T MATTHEW CITE THE WRONG PROPHET (JEREMIAH INSTEAD OF ZECHARIAH) WHEN HE TALKS ABOUT JUDAS' DEATH (MAT. 27:9-10)?
69.  WASN'T JUDAS REALLY A PATRIOT WHO ONLY WANTED TO FORCE YESHUA TO ESTABLISH THE KINGDOM AT ONCE?
70.  HOW CAN YOU SAY THAT YESHUA SPENT THREE DAYS IN THE TOMB? IT WAS HARDLY 36 HOURS FROM HIS DEATH TO HIS RESURRECTION!
71.  DIDN'T YESHUA TELL HIS TALMIDIM TO GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES OF ALL 'THE NATIONS'? DOESN'T THIS JUST REFER TO THE GOYIM, AND NOT TO THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL?
72. HOW CAN YESHUA CLAIM DAVID'S THRONE WHEN HE IS A DESCENDANT OF JEHOIACHIN?
73. DOESN'T THE TALMUD SHOW THAT YESHUA REALLY LIVED ABOUT A CENTURY BEFORE THE GOSPELS SAY HE DID?
74.  DOESN'T THE TALMUD SHOW THAT YESHUA LIVED DURING THE TIMES OF RABBI AKIVA?
75.  DOESN'T THE TALMUD SAY YESHUA'S MOTHER WAS A HAIRDRESSER?
76.  DOESN'T THE TALMUD MENTION TWO SEPARATE INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE LATER CONFUSED WITH YESHUA OF NAZARETH?
77.  DAVID WAS A PSALMIST, NOT A PROPHET. ISN'T IT WRONG TO USE HIS WORDS (SUCH AS PSALM 22) TO 'PROOF TEXT' SOMETHING IN THE FUTURE THAT HE KNEW NOTHING ABOUT?
78. JUDAISM DOESN'T BELIEVE IN A RESURRECTED MESSIAH!
79. ARE YOU CLAIMING THAT BECAUSE SOME OF THE SAGES  SEEM TO PRESENT
VIEWS WHICH AGREE WITH CHRISTIAN INTERPETATIONS, THAT THEY WERE ACTUALLY SECRET CHRISTIANS?
80.  DOESN'T THE TALMUD CLAIM THAT YESHUA ACTUALLY PERFORMED HIS MIRACLES THROUGH SORCERY?

Questions 81-101

81.  ISN'T YESHUA A FALSE PROPHET LIKE THOSE WARNED AGAINST IN DEUT. 13:1-3?
82.  DIDN'T YESHUA BREAK THE SABBATH WHEN HE HEALED A STRICKEN WOMAN?
83.  DON'T MESSIANIC JEWS ABANDON ALL JEWISH TRADITIONS?
84. JUDAISM DOESN'T BELIEVE IN AN ANTHROPOMORPHIC DIETY!
85.  JUDAISM DOESN'T BELIEVE THAT SACRIFICES ARE NECESSARY ANY MORE!
86.  AREN'T MESSIANIC 'SYNAGOGUES' REALLY ONLY CHURCHES IN DISGUISE?
87. AREN'T MESSIANIC JEWS WHO WEAR SKULLCAPS OR OTHER  JEWISH SYMBOLS BEING DECEPTIVE?
88. AREN'T HUGE SUMS OF MONEY SPENT EVERY YEAR TO EVANGELIZE JEWS?
89.  DON'T YOU BELIEVE THAT THE JEWISH PEOPLE HAVE HAD A VEIL PLACED OVER THEIR EYES?
90.  ISN'T IT HARMFUL FOR JEWISH PEOPLE TO READ THE NEW TESTAMENT?
91.  SHOULDN'T A MAN'S GOOD DEEDS BE THE BASIS FOR JUDGING HIS FITNESS FOR THE WORLD TO COME?
92.  SHOULDN'T JUDAISM LISTEN TO THE VOICES OF HER SAGES?
93.  ISN'T THE STORY OF THE PUBLICAN AND THE PHARISEE A DISTORTION?  WHEN DID ANY PHARISEE EVER PRAY WITH SUCH A LACK OF HUMILITY?
94.  ISN'T THE NEW TESTAMENT WRONG WHEN IT PORTRAYS THE PHARISEES AS VAINLY SEEKING HONOR AND POSITION FOR THEMSELVES?
95.  ISN'T THE NEW TESTAMENT WRONG WHEN IT SAYS THAT YESHUA WAS ACCUSED OF BLASPHEMY?
96.  ISN'T THE NEW TESTAMENT RESPONSIBLE FOR A LOT OF THE ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE WORLD?
97. ISN'T YESHUA BEING ANTI-SEMITIC WHEN HE TELLS THE PARABLE OF THE TENANTS AND THE VINEYARD?
98.  HOW CAN YOU CLAIM THAT PSALM 110 IS MESSIANIC?
99.  WHY WON'T TRADITIONAL JUDAISM ACCEPT MESSIANICS AS FELLOW JEWS?
100.  AREN'T WE WARNED AGAINST YESHUA IN ZECHARIAH 13:2-6?
101.  WASN'T YESHUA A FAILURE AS A MESSIAH? HE DIDN'T MANAGE TO LIBERATE ISRAEL, AND HE NEVER REIGNED AS 'KING OF THE JEWS' EXCEPT FROM THE CROSS!