The Resurrection of Yeshua (Zoom Course)



February 21 – May 8, 2024

The Resurrection of Yeshua

Course will be held via Zoom on Wednesdays, 4 – 7 PM (Israel Time)


Course Description

This course will survey the views of the resurrection of Jesus in scripture, Jewish history, and modern scholarship. It will interact with a number of disciplines, including ancient history, theology, the ‘historical Jesus,’ Jewish-Christian relations, and apologetics.

Course Goals

  1. Present a historical overview of Jewish beliefs about the concept of resurrection.
  2. Examine the factors that have changed Jewish beliefs in this area over the centuries.
  3. Discuss the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus within the above parameters.

Learning Outcome

  1. The student will understand the historical landscape of both Jewish and Christian thought on this issue.
  2. The student will learn to integrate and decipher modern critical responses to the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus.
  3. The student will become familiar with contemporary literature on the resurrection.

Course Structure

The lessons will be held through a Zoom format, consisting of lectures and interactive discussions between all participants. All together there will be 10 three hour (with breaks) Live zoom lectures.
Recordings will be available to registered students to watch multiple times during the time of the course and for six weeks after it ends. It won’t be possible to download video lectures to personal PC.

We cannot ensure the quality of zoom recordings should technical failures occur. We also cannot gurantee that all parts will be recorded. Therefore, it is NOT possible to register for recordings only. Students need to participate in all live lectures.

Course Dates and Topics

21.02 Life after death in TNK
28.02 Resurrection in 2nd Temple Judaism
06.03 Resurrection in Rabbinic and modern Judaism
13.03 Spring Break, no class
20.03 Resurrection in Paul’s Theology
27.04 Resurrection in the Gospels
03.04  Resurrection in Remainder of NT
10.04 Resurrection and the Historical Jesus
17.04  Jewish Views of the Resurrection of Jesus
24.04 Passover, no class
01.05 Apologetics and the Resurrection, pt1
08.05 Apologetics and the Resurrection, pt 2

Instructor: Dr. David Mishkin

Dr. David Mishkin is a Jewish Messianic believer in Yeshua and an elder of HaMaayan Messianic Congregation in Kfar Saba, Israel. He holds an MA in Intercultural and Jewish Studies, and PhD in Biblical and Religious Studies. He serves on the faculty of Israel College of the Bible in Netanya, Israel. His teaching field concentration is on Jewish History, Jewish-Christian Relations, and Historical Jesus. Dr. David Mishkin has published several scholarly articles and books including, A Handbook of the Jewish Roots of the Gospels, co-edited with Craig A. Evans, Tyndale, 2021, A Handbook on the Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith, co-edited with Craig A. Evans, Peabody: Hendrickson, 2019, Jewish Scholarship on the Resurrection of Jesus, Eugene: Pickwick, 2017, Rabbi and Redeemer: Discovering Yeshua in the Gospel of John, Cincinnati: Messianic Jewish Literature, 2010, The Wisdom of Alfred Edersheim, Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2008, The Emerging Jewish Views of the Messiahship of Jesus and Their Bearing on the Question of His Resurrection, HTS Teologiese Studies, 71, no 1, art #2881, and more.

Course at a Glance

  • Live Lectures via Zoom
  • February 21 – May 8, 2024, Wednesdays, 4 – 7 PM (Israel Time)
  • Language: English

Main Texts

  1. Evans, Craig A. and Mishkin, David. 2017. A Handbook on the Jewish Roots of the Christian Faith. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson.
  2. Levenson, Jon D. 2008. Resurrection and the restoration of Israel. New Haven: Yale University Press.
  3. Licona, Michel R. 2010. The Resurrection of Jesus: A New Historiographical Approach. Downers Grove, IL: Intervrsity.
  4. Wright, N.T. 2003. The Resurrection of the Son of God. Minn: Fortress.

Course Fees

For Personal Enrichment  – $249 USD


*These fees do not include required textbooks
**Payment is non-refundable