All posts by Juliana

Pilgrimage to Bethlehem in Galilee

The ruins of the village covered a large area of the modern Moshav today

The site existed in the biblical periods until the destruction in the 7 Century. Last Sunday, December 16th, we, Juliana, Iula, Erica, Helen and myself, made a pilgrimage to Bethlehem of Galilee. After a deep study on the subject we ask: Isn’t Bethlehem of Galilee mentioned several times in the five books of Moses? We wanted to ... Read more...

Bethlehem of Judah – Bethlehem of Galilee

A biblical necklace about the town of Jesus birth

In this Necklace we will use the three parts of the Covenant found in the Torah, the Prophets, and the Holy Writings. These three parts show well the unity and God’s fidelity to the Covenant with God’s People. In our Necklace we have the different stages in the history of Israel: In Genesis, from the ... Read more...

Letter from Saint John in Montana, 10/2018

We share the Novitiate Community life with you!

As the summer heat has changed into autumn warmth and refreshing winds in both morning and evening, it was most enjoyable with the High Holidays of the Jewish Community. In the months of September and October we had the arrival of Erika from Brazil and Iulia from Romania. Now we anticipate the arrival of Helen ... Read more...

A Biblical “necklace” – what’s about?

Torah, Prophets and Holy Writtings show where the Project of God is visible

To make a necklace (harizah), a midrash says you must first know how to pierce a hole in a pearl, then how to use the proper thread in order to string together the pearls to one necklace. The aim of making a necklace, harizah, is to manifest the divine origin of the Torah and to ... Read more...

God himself

Sion´s authority is a paternal and maternal authority; it is never imposed, it never fores anyone’s will. God himself… leaves us the merit of our free actions and we shall do as He did. B4 page 208 Read more...

Colour

wisdom of Fr. Theodore

Too often you attribute to others and even to your father the colour of your own glasses. B4 page 209 Read more...

Charity and Symphaty

“So when there was question of sheltering in your house the catechumen, whom providence was offering to you, I would have been very glad to hear from you a word of charity and sympathy for an act of love in which the heart of Sion is directly involved. (Who could providence send us today? Maybe ... Read more...