There’s lots of reasons why people give up certain things they enjoy: sometimes it’s to do with health, sometimes ethics, sometimes you just need to make budget cuts, or you get mocked by your friends for something they think is … Continue reading
It’s Sunday today and I’m looking forward to my weekly dose of church. But when people hear I’m Jewish and I go to church, the reaction is sometimes – unsurprisingly – surprise. And I can tell you for sure: if … Continue reading
If you want an interesting conversation (and have a lot of time), ask any religious person why they’re religious, and why they believe their religion is the “right” one. Then ask gently what they think would have happened if they’d … Continue reading
I think it was because I’d mentioned that I come from Israel, and he assumed (rightly, as it happens) that I’m Jewish – and then assumed something more… Not that I’m surprised – it’s a very common assumption, and perfectly … Continue reading
Hi. My name is Meirav, I’m Jewish and I believe in Jesus. Some say: but that’s an oxymoron! Others say: no big deal, we all worship the same God anyway. I say: it’s a bit more complicated than that… Who … Continue reading
Some rambly thoughts about my identity as an Israeli living in the UK & a Jew among Gentiles Continue reading
I’ve just watched this video clip and I highly recommend it.
It’s that time of year in the Jewish calendar – yesterday I did a massive shop at the supermarket, my fridge is nearly bursting with food, my husband has kindly brought the food processor down for me so that I … Continue reading