No, a rabbi did not admit that Yom Kippur is a “parallel” to Jesus. Fake news.
بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْم
As we continue to expose the missionary Ken Temple, here we present another example of this man’s penchant for spreading false propaganda and lies, and then claiming that he is not lying. In a blog post from 2013, that he has since posted repeatedly in his comments on BloggingTheology, Temple made the following claim:
“Rabbi Michael Skobac admits that the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur = יום כפר ) of Leviticus 16 is the closest parallel to the sacrifice of Jesus Christ!”
He then linked to a video on YouTube from “Jews for Judaism” titled “Why Jesus Didn’t Have to Die to Atone for Our Sins”. The irony is that the title of the video already refutes Temple’s sensational headline. In the video, Rabbi Skobac provided numerous reasons why the Christian doctrine of atonement contradicts that of the Tanakh. My personal favorite is Skobac’s reference to…
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