In this episode Christopher looks at ho the world sees race in terms of the sociological model and how the Bible sees differences in people and the attributes of the divine spark from Hashem.
In this episode Christopher goes over the halakha within Ani Judaism fort Shavuos and what we do to fulfill the mitzvos of Shavuos.
In this episode Christopher, Matthew and Jesse discuss the idea of the Torah leading one to Messiah.
In this episode Christopher talks about the importance of communal prayer as well as hitbodedut and how it affects the a persons walk with the Messiah Yeshua and with the fulfillment of mitzvos.
Recently a lot of discussion has taken place over prophecy and eschatology. During times of fear, paranoia, and uncertainty people try to read prophecy into the day to day world. But there is am eschatological model that is a kosher model that many don't know or they ignore. In this episode Christopher discusses the way to see the events of the world around us and the coming of Moshiach ben David and how it relates to the torah portion Behar and the words of the Jewish sages in terms of the Torah Portion Behar.
In this episode Christopher discusses the Biblical calendar and how and why people make it more complicated than it is with their 300 different calendars in the Hebrew Roots calendar. Christopher talks about how scripture commands us to use the calendar that is used by all of Judaism and not fringe movements in other faiths that have calendars based on barley and other things.
In this episode Christopher discusses translations uses in Ani Jewish Congregations. Christopher discusses good and bad translations and what you will find in the Ani Jewish congregations.
In this episode Christopher focuses on the concepts of Philippians 4:8 and how that is the basis of Chassidic thought and how we as Ani Jews reprogram our outlook in times of hardship to achieve full consecration unto Hashem.
In this episode of our halakha series we approach prayer and the main course prayer in every jewish synagogue known as the Amidah. In this teaching Christopher also discusses why it is the 12th prayer is not recited by Ani Jews and Ani Jewish congregations.
In this teaching Christopher looks at the prophetical we see happening in our world today based on the Torah Portions for this week and how to properly look at the prophetical and how the death of a tzaddik actually brings about atonement.
In this episode Christopher discusses the issues with the two house movement.
In this episode Christopher discusses why Ani Judaism, as well as all sects of Judaism doesn't use a variation of the 4 letter name of G-d/ He also discusses the dark history as to why it is popular in the Hebrew Roots Movement today.
In this episode Christopher continues in the Ani Judaism halakha series and shows the divinity of the Messiah in Rabbinic Judaism and Rabbinic thought and Kabbalah.
In this episode Christopher goes to two parshiot that are coming up in a few weeks that are related to the Coronavirus and the torah portions tell us why we are in quarantine and what we should be doing to get out of the quarantine.
In this episode Christopher looks at the sources that claimed first that Christians were acting in paganism because of Easter and asks, are these sources accurate and can they be backed up? Now, being a Chassidic jewish believer in the Messiah Yeshua, Christopher is approaching it from that angle as well as from an angle of scholarship as opposed to sensationalism.
In this episode Christopher discusses the Oral Torah and why Ani Judaism holds the Oral Torah to such a high regard.
In this part of the halakha of Ani Judaism (formerly Lapid Judaism) series Christopher talks about the levels of observance and the conversion process and how it has been arranged in Judaism for thousands of years. Some have tried to scam people by saying they do "online conversions" yet Judaism has never done this because the key aspects of the conversion process cannot be done online.
During this time of the national quarantine you see stories all over the news and social media of churches and other places of worship staying open during the quarantine. Is this what believers should be doing? Are these pastors and leaders really following the G-d of Israel?
At the beginning of this teaching Christopher gives an announcement about the name change of Lapid Judaism International to Ani Judaism International and the constant struggles with "Rabbi" Mordecai Griffin trying to form an illegitimate form of Lapid Judaism that caused the name change.
In this teaching Christopher investigates the story in John 9 of Yeshua healing the blind man. In this teaching Christopher shows through the book of Genesis in the Masoretic text how Rabbinic language is used in the Aramaic of the Khabouris Codex, Yonan Codex and Houghton 1199 Codex in relation to this story and the midrashing parallels to the concepts through language discussed in Genesis 1-2.
In the final installment of the "Beginning Torah Observance Responsibly" series Christopher discusses how to pick up the Torah and crawl.....not run. Christopher discusses how to do this responsibly and to fulfill commandments for the sake of Hashem and the danger of defiling commandments by running and the stress it starts and how to avoid that stress and confusion.
In this episode Christopher discusses some more red flags many should watch out for when starting to pursue the Torah of G-d. In this episode Christopher discusses extra-biblical books, as well as understanding Paul and the issue that cause some to reject the apostle Paul and what that does to a person down the line. Christopher also discusses how to find good scholarship and the idea surrounding radial and bilateral ecclesiology. Next week Christopher gets into observance in the realms of where to start.
In the 2nd part of this series Christopher discusses some of the red flags to look out for in your walk in the Torah of the Messiah. First he discusses how to approach scholarship and how it is ok and should be encouraged to look at both Christian and Jewish scholars. He also discusses how young zealots can lead many astray because of their misplaced zealousness. Christopher also stresses that one should not put on a false persona, though that is the norm one should grasp their own Nishmat Chayim. Christopher also discusses the whole Bible translation thing that is often brought up about ditching your Christian bible for another one and how this tends to lead people down a destructive path. Christopher wraps it up with discussing the psychological effect we see from the "prophecy crowd" and how they can hinder one's progression in their new found observance.
This series is for those who are wanting to start pursuing the Torah of Hashem while holding tight to their belief in Yeshua being the Messiah. In Part 1 of this series Christopher focuses on the concept of "slow and steady wins the race" and he shares parts of his personal progression through his walk since starting to pursue the Torah 16 years ago. Christopher's goal in this series is to help people starting out to not make the same mistakes he did through the years and how to walk responsibly in an edifying manner.
In this teaching Christopher discusses the concept of Nura (Aramaic) and Or (Hebrew) meaning "light", what does it mean to be "light"? Also in the readings of Matthew 5:13-20 Christopher discusses the concept of Torah Observance.
These teachings are by Christopher Fredrickson and air on several Christian radio stations as well as Lapid Judaism Radio. In Brutal Planet, Christopher discusses the ties of the New Testament with Rabbinic Judaism.
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