About Rabbi Evan

I show the way Jewish wisdom make our lives richer and happier. In particular, I help Jews appreciate their heritage and Christians uncover the Jewish roots of their faith. Get my FREE Jewish holidays cheat sheet by clicking here.

How To Write a Eulogy: 7 Guidelines

By Rabbi Evan / May 14, 2018 I have a strange obsession with eulogies. It might be an occupational hazard. I have to deliver at least one eulogy a week. I’ve also heard hundreds of eulogies from family members and friends. Many inspired me and made me…

What Happens at a Jewish Funeral?

By Rabbi Evan / May 4, 2018 Funerals can be painful. But they can also bring us comfort and guidance. A Jewish funeral has one core purpose: to comfort the bereaved. Jewish funeral customs follow a set order. Not all Jews observe all these customs. But most…

How Jews Pray: Discover The 3 Practices

By Rabbi Evan / April 23, 2018 When people ask me how Jews pray, I begin with a story. It comes from a great nineteenth-century rabbi.  An old man enters the sanctuary for the first time. His face is dirty and his clothes are too big. He…
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