Can Bible Translations Be Trusted?

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Dr. Yeshaya Gruber & Dr. Nicholas J. Schaser

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Hosted by

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Try out before you commit - 7 days for FREE!

Start Your Trial Now
Reading the Bible in translation is like kissing your bride through the veil. Hayim Nahman Bialik (Jewish poet)


We are all aware that modern versions probably have some inaccuracies. After all, they say different things sometimes! "But how bad can it really be?" the modern reader often wonders. This fascinating roundtable conference – conducted live in May 2020 – considers this and many other questions.   

Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, Dean and Professor of Ancient Cultures at Israel Bible Center and the Israeli Institute of Biblical Studies, is an expert Israeli scholar in Biblical Studies and early Christianity. Dr. Yeshaya Gruber is a Professor of Jewish History and Culture at Israel Bible Center; his research addresses Jewish and Christian texts, traditions, and interactions throughout history. Dr. Nicholas Schaser is a Professor of Hebrew Bible at Israel Bible Center; his research interests include rabbinic literature and the Jewishness of the New Testament, with a particular focus on Midrash and the Gospel of Matthew. 

Scholars Panel

Dr. Eliyahu Lizorkin-Eyzenberg

Professor of Ancient Cultures and Head of School

Dr. Yeshaya Gruber

Professor of Jewish History and Culture

Dr. Nicholas J. Schaser

Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies

60+ courses

Join for access to:

Over 60 crash courses, more than 70 exclusive Roundtable Talks with top scholars, Israel Bible Weekly Magazine, Israel Bible Podcast episodes, and more!

Dive into the world of Jewish Studies for Christians with UNLIMITED access!

Start FREE Trial

Access to 60+ courses

A variety of engaging academic courses in Jewish and Biblical studies from Genesis to Revelation and beyond

70+ Roundtables

Face-to-face conversations with a broad array of experts and scholars from the world’s leading universities

Hebraic Insights

Over 1,000 easy-to-read educational articles and inspirational insights from the Bible‘s original languages

Join Us Today

Last chance to join our 2023 online study program

Offer ends in:
00 00: 00: 00

Monthly Membership

$59 $40 / month
Get unlimited access to all our courses and materials with this monthly plan
START YOUR FREE TRIAL Learn more about free trial

What our students are saying:

Janice Baca


Elizabeth Joseph


Suzana Malavasic


“Your program in Jewish Context and Culture has been a source of enlightenment and has led me to appreciate the radically Jewish nature of the Gospel of Jesus Christ”

Barbara Thomas


“I look forward every week to my classes. Really appreciate the Jewish background that provides the assumed knowledge of 1st century readership!”

June R Massoud


"I am so happy with my Biblical Studies at Israel Bible Center. I am starting to see the bigger picture as I advance with the several courses I've taken"

Dashboard features to enhance YOUR learning experience


Personalized Recommendations

Discover courses tailored to your interests. Our Personalized Recommendations help you find the perfect learning path, ensuring a rewarding and enriching experience


Live Comments in Courses

Engage with fellow learners and academic experts. Live Comments allow you to participate in interactive discussions, share insights, and build a vibrant learning community


Course Progress Badge

Stay on track with your learning journey. The Course Progress Badge keeps you informed about your advancement in each course, motivating you to achieve your goals