My Jewish Brother’s Good Friday Message

Originally posted on my sister site Beyond the Dalet

Beyond the Dalet

Better late than never I guess. I thought I posted this. But it seems I wrote it and never got it out there. So this should have been last weeks post.

My brother Steve is a practicing Jew. Steve has never had an issue with being identified as either Jewish or Christian. As he puts it “We worship the same God.” It doesn’t matter to him if he worships God in the synagogue or in the church. Steve didn’t change his beliefs about God when he became Jewish. He changed buildings.

So, today I’m on the phone with my brother and he’s relaying to me something that came up in conversation with his coworkers. This is just a group of guys at work. In light of the Easter upon us a conversation materializes among his coworkers. They get on the subject of religion. One of these guys Steve knows to…

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