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YESHIVA 2018 Saturday 25th August 2018


Saturday 25 August

David Sedaca
"The Jewishness of the New Testament"

             1. The "blank pages" in your Bible: the inter-testament period
             2. The Judaism that Jesus met; understanding Jesus confrontation with the Pharisees.
             3. The Gospels as Jewish Literature
             4. Paul and Law (Halakkah) in the letters to the churches.
             5. New Testament Archaeology

David Sedaca is a Jewish believer in Jesus and serves as Vice President of Chosen People Ministries.  David was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, where he grew up in a Messianic Jewish home. His father, the late Victor Sedaca, was one of the pioneers of the Messianic Jewish movement and served for many years as missionary with Chosen People Ministries (then called the American Board of Missions to the Jews). Because of his parents' ministry, especially in the relocation of Holocaust survivors, he grew up in different countries in Europe, South and North America.
He received his BA "Cum Laude" in Psychology from Harvard University. After a successful career in the secular world, he received a call to full-time ministry. He attended Biola University and continued at the Baptist Theological Seminary in Buenos Aires. He studied Judaism in New York and continued Jewish studies at the School of Middle East Studies of the University of Belgrano.
Having served as pastor in four different evangelical churches, David became fully involved in Jewish ministries, although he continued serving as pastor. He served as Director and Homiletics Professor of the Graduate School of the Bible Training Center for Pastors in Virginia.  He has also been the Messianic rabbi of three congregations.
David has been lecturer of Homiletics, Judaism and Jewish evangelism in several seminaries in United States, Canada, South America, Israel and Europe, and his writings and articles are published regularly in different theological journals and Christian magazines around the world.
He is currently professor of Biblical Archaeology and Biblical Studies at Hebrew University’s Rothberg Institute of International Studies in Jerusalem. He teaches at Israel’s most prestigious university on topics such as “Introduction to Biblical Archaeology,” “The Jewishness of the Gospel,” “The Jewish Background of the New Testament” and “Introduction to Rabbinic Literature.” He is also professor at Haifa Theological Institute in Israel, where his live lectures are turned into DVDs and translated to Russian and Hebrew; thus, his teachings are now reaching hundreds of people throughout Israel and Russian speaking countries.
After 25 years as the Executive Director and CEO of the International Messianic Jewish Alliance, David rejoined Chosen People Ministries in 2004, along with his wife Julia. 
David serves as Vice President and works in the overall development of this ministry, both in the US and in many other countries around the world.   Julia is the Coordinator of Personnel and Management for Chosen People Ministries’ Headquarters and Special Assistant to the President. They presently live in Virginia Beach, Virginia and have four married children and nine grandchildren.
Yeshiva Programme    Venue - Beit Ariel, 2nd Floor Hycastle House, 58 Loop Street
Registration:   08h30 - 09h15
Session 1:          09h30 - 10h15
Session 2:          10h25 - 11h10
Tea                       11h15 - 12h00 provided
Session 3:          12h00 - 12h45

Lunch:                12h15 - 13h30 at your own expense or bring a packed lunch

Session 4:          13h40 - 14h30
Session 5:          14h30 - 15h15
Q & A                  15h15 - 15h45

To Book:
1. Cost R70 pp or R120 per couple
2. Deposit your fee into:
BEIT ARIEL MAIN ACCOUNT; ABSA, Sea Point. a/c no.  4049515399
ABSA code 632005.
2. NB! Ref: your name + Yeshiva
(NB. please clearly state BOTH your NAME and YESHIVA as reference) 
3. Email proof of deposit, plus contact details (name, telephone numbers and email) of the people you booked for to Carol at
Your seat is only confirmed after full payment is made and proof of deposit received.

Cut-off date:  Wednesday 22 August 2018
Contact:   Carol 021 5315044 (09h00-17h00) or


Saturday, August 25, 2018 -
08:30 to 16:30
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