On Jewish/Hebrew names

Traditional Explanation The man said to Jacob: “Your name shall no longer be Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with beings divine and human, and have prevailed” (Gen. 32:28). Therefore, it is widely believed that the name “Israel” comes from the Hebrew word sharit (שרית), which in biblical Hebrew means “to struggle”, “to exerciseContinue reading “On Jewish/Hebrew names”

Some insights on Jesus’ last days

Jesus’ Last Week Against Jewish Background By Julia BlumApril 8, 2021No comments Originally, I was going to continue to discuss today “the tough questions of Passover”: why “his own received him not” and what the place of Israel is in this script written by God. Especially on days such as the one on which IContinue reading “Some insights on Jesus’ last days”

Traditional morning prayers?

https://www.hebrew4christians.com/Blessings/Synagogue_Blessings/Birchot_HaShachar/birchot_hashachar.html I love this as there are so many parallels to Neshnabek prayers when done right. I do this in the morning and select the appropriate prayers for that day and whatever it is I am doing for that day. We often seek for differences when we come together as a people, but I haveContinue reading “Traditional morning prayers?”