Footnotes

1.

Before eating the Sabbath meal on Friday evening, the wine and then the bread are blessed. Saturday evening, the bread is blessed, the last Sabbath meal eaten, and at the Sabbath’s conclusion, the wine is blessed.

2.

Matmid refers to a scholar who spends day and night poring over texts.—Ed.

3.

The address in New York of the Jewish Theological Seminary.—Ed.

Endnotes

1.

For a more detailed examination of this problem see “Dates, Discrepancies, and Dead Sea Scrolls,” The New Christian Advocate, July 1958, pp. 50–54.

2.

W. M. Ramsay, Was Christ Born in Bethlehem? (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905).