Matthew Julius reflects…
When asked which commandment was first of all this prayer was the response Jesus gave. This prayer, known as the Shema, is the central
prayer of the Jewish tradition. A week after the deadliest anti-Semitic terror attack in US history, let us never again forget that Jesus was Jewish. And
that Jesus, and the earliest Jewish Christians, did not turn their backs on Judaism in order to become Christian. Let us, at this time, not turn our backs on our Jewish brothers and sisters….