Where Flowers Crack the Stone

The Irish and Jewish peoples — so much alike. Who knew? “Others have a nationality. The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis,” Irish writer Brendan Behan. If you are casually glancing, the Jewish and Irish peoples seem like polar opposites.  But go deeper, and it becomes apparent there are strong similarities. 1)     Both have…

Blessing the Jewish People, Part II

Ever-Increasing Light Marking Jewish Themes with Devotion Sabbath, Feasts, and More “I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you” (Genesis 12:3) You will find in my last blog entry an introduction to why the Bible exhorts us to bless…