May there not be anguish nor grief nor sighing on the day of our rest (Siddur)

It is noteworthy that the Hebrew words for these types of distress are all in the…

Jewish commentators on the Torah. After Simchat Torah, Jews again begin studying the Torah, beginning at the be-ginning with the book of Genesis

According to the Rabbis, each year when it the Torah readings are ending with the last…

Luther’s Jewish Problem

Nuremberg, 1946 In 1946, Julius Streicher was on trial for his life. He had published the antisemitic newspaper Der…

Marion Welles: They believed in God in a different way…

The verse that really surprised me a lot is Isaiah 9:6: “For a child is born…

Israel and the Christian-Messianic Church

(The word Christian means Messianic, after all) Lately, there has been a special draughtiness and the…

êdhen / ‘edhenâh – עֵדֶן / עֶדְנָה Pleasure

The word עֵדֶן ‘êdhen and its feminine counterpart עֶדְנָה ‘edhenâh occur just four times. Dessite the masculine word being spelled the same…

The dead sea and living waters

The Dead Sea reflects the idea that we were meant to overflow with God’s love.  We…

Story about the princess

There was once a princess who grew up and it was time for her to get…

Why, if the father is Jewish, is the child not considered Jewish?

Hello. I wanted to ask: why, if the father is Jewish, the child is not considered…