Jewish Culture & Customs
A Friends of Israel Classic on DVD
by Steve Herzig
Have you ever been to a Jewish deli in New York, a Jewish wedding, a a bar mitzvah? No? Then come with us on a marvelous journey through the colorful world of Judaism. Your host, Steve Herzig, will captivate you with his informative, easy-going commentary as he guides you on a fabulous tour of the fascinating customs and traditions of the Jewish faith.
Every area of Jewish life is filled with rich symbolism and special meaning. From meals, clothing and figures of speech to worship, holidays and weddings we find hundreds of fascinating traditions that date as far back as two to three thousand years. There’s bar mitzvah, which Jewish boys celebrate at the age of accountability. In weddings, the bridegroom breaks a wine glass with his foot. How did customs such as these get started? What special meaning do they hold? And what can they teach us?
Explore the answers to these questions with Steve Herzig in Jewish Culture and Customs—a clear and enjoyable sampler of the colorful world of Judaism and Jewish life. You’ll gain a greater appreciation for God’s Chosen People and see key aspects of the Bible and Christianity in a whole new light.