Tag: Judaism

The Jewish Connection

“Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech ha-olam, borei p’ree hagafen. Amen.” That is, “Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, who creates the fruit of the vine.  Amen”  Memorized at 12 years of age. How’s that? By attending Hebrew School...

The Jewish Roots of Our Christian Faith

I recently completed a formative course entitled The Jewish Roots of Christianity. The course rested mainly on four pillars: first, an introduction to Judaism. Second, the Jewish prayer and the festivals and how they influenced our Christian...