Articles
 Do Jewish People Need Yeshua?
 Shalom
 Our February Newsletter
 Happy Birthday
 Sent out - Part Two
 Sent out - Part One
 Patience
 I Can't Make it on My Own
 Bearing Fruit That Will Last
 Shema!

Series [All]
 Book reviews (3)
 Fruit of the Spirit (8)
 Guy Cohen (25)
 Jewish Roots (31)
 Juster summer trip
 Mark Rantz (2)
 Psalms of Ascent (46)
 Sermons (45)
 The Mitzvah Book (113)
 Tikkun Articles (5)

Archive


 

Monday, 29 January 2018
Jewish education

"To defend a country, you need an army. But to defend an identity, you need a school. Judaism is the religion of the book, not the sword." - Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (Radical Then, Radical Now p. 156)

As a culture, Jewish people value education, especially Jewish education. What is Jewish education you ask? Well, it means different things to different people in different parts of the world and at different times.

It involves Hebrew (today as a modern spoken language and always as Scripture and liturgy). In most Ashkenazi orthodox communities it includes Yiddish and Talmud. In many conservative and reform communities it involves understanding Jewish history, culture and a proper appreciation of the destiny of our people.

You and your children deserve a good Jewish education. Remember, it's never too late to learn a little something.

Posted By Rabbi Michael Weiner, 11:00am Comment Comments: 0