Vayechi – Mummies – Episode 12

Vayechi – Mummies – Episode 12

This episode goes into details about how mummies were produced, and was Yaakov really mummified like that or not. Be sure to listen to find out! Show Notes and Links Please take the survey to help me help you! If the link doesn't work, you can access it at torahdiscoveries.com/survey. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Vayigash – Abonimable Shepherds – Episode 11

Vayigash – Abonimable Shepherds – Episode 11

This week we explore the love/hate relationship the Egyptians had with sheep and shepherds. Highlights include shepherd food and sacred animals. Listen now! Show Notes and Links Please take the survey to help me help you! If the link doesn't work, you can access it at torahdiscoveries.com/survey. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Mikeitz – Yosef’s Rise to Power – Episode 10

Mikeitz – Yosef’s Rise to Power – Episode 10

This week we look at the various symbolisms Pharaoh places on Yosef as he climbs to power. Discussions include chariots, horses, necklaces, and clothing. Check it out! Show Notes and Links Check out this article on various necklaces worn in Ancient Egypt. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Vayeishev – Potiphar – Episode 9

Vayeishev – Potiphar – Episode 9

This week we discover who is Potiphar, why does his name change, and his career trajectory. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Vayishlach – Shechem and its’ cities – Episode 8

Vayishlach – Shechem and its’ cities – Episode 8

In this podcast we explore the story of Shechem and Dinah, the relationship of Shechem to the surrounding cities, and Yaakov's reaction to Shimon and Levi's deeds.   Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Vayetzei – Yaakov’s Sheep – Episode 7

Vayetzei – Yaakov’s Sheep – Episode 7

In this podcast we explore how Yaakov changed sheep colors. Lots of faniscating fun facts along the way! Show Notes Click here for the article eplaining Yaakov manipulating sheep genetics through selective breeding. Click here for the Time magazine article about epigenetics. For the website about Yaakov's sheep using epigenetics click here. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Toldos – Edom and Rome – Episode 6

Toldos – Edom and Rome – Episode 6

In this weeek’s episode we explore the connection between Eisav (Esau) and Rome! Are the Romans Edomites or does it mean something else? Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Chayei Sarah – Mearas Hamachpela (Cave of the Patriarchs) – Episode 5

Chayei Sarah – Mearas Hamachpela (Cave of the Patriarchs) – Episode 5

In this weeek's episode we trace the history of Mearas Hamachpela (the Cave of the Patriarchs) from the Torah down to the present day. Highlights include a daring escapade down into the bowels of the cave in 1981! Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Questions? Comments? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com. Show Notes and Links Check this out for the account of those who descended. See also here for the full interview. This is a map based on their experiences.
Read More
Vayera – Hieroglyphic Homonyms – Episode 4

Vayera – Hieroglyphic Homonyms – Episode 4

In this week's episode we compare and contrast Sarah's abduction by Pharaoh and by Avimelech. Life and death are in the power of the tongue! Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Question? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Lech Lecha – In Avraham’s Footsteps (Episode 3)

Lech Lecha – In Avraham’s Footsteps (Episode 3)

In this episode we trace Avraham's (Abraham) route through the Land of Canaan and use clues from the Torah to discover what was going on at the time which matches the picture given from archaeological sources as well. Check out my website at torahdiscoveries.com. Please rate, review, and subscribe! Question? Send me an email at zvi@torahdiscoveries.com.
Read More
Episode 2: Noach – Digging in the Dirt

Episode 2: Noach – Digging in the Dirt

In this week's episode we get into the details discussing how historians and archaeologists date their findings. For more information, please visit torahdiscoveries.com. Thank you for listening. Please subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, or your favorite podcast player.
Read More
Episode 1: Bereishis – The Search for Eden’s Rivers and the Lands Around them

Episode 1: Bereishis – The Search for Eden’s Rivers and the Lands Around them

In this episode we explore the River that flows from Eden, its' four offshoots, and the lands that they surround. Mankind has always been, and still is, searching for lost things and lost places. Explorers always head to the frontier and venture beyond, in search of discovery and glory. Most fail, but a few succeed. Man has always been enamored with gold. The Gold Rushes of the 1800's bear vivid testimony to the eternal human lust for this yellow precious metal. Wars have been fought over it and people live and die because of it. The economy flourishes and booms based on gold. It is the ultimate love-hate relationship. The search for the lost rivers of Eden and the golden lands around them. For more information about the content in…
Read More
Brand New Podcast Launching Soon!

Brand New Podcast Launching Soon!

I am happy to announce the launch of my brand new podcast "Torah Discoveries" the week of October 8th!! The podcast will be focused on providing content geared toward understanding the Torah using historical, archaeological, geographical, and scientific information. This will allow listeners to interact with the Torah/Bible in a way they never have been able to. The podcast will be available on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher, as well as most podcasting platforms. Looking forward! Can't wait to start! Will let you know when we finally launch!!
Read More