Author: Rabbi Jason

16
Feb

Taste and See: The Miracle at Marah

It had been nearly a month since the Israelites were set free from their slavery in Egypt. Now they were wandering in the wilderness, and they were growing disillusioned. When they ran out of water, they started to panic. God allowed this to happen in order to test the Israelites, and to teach them more […]

10
Feb

Kol Nidre

Enjoy this beautiful song, Kol Nidre, traditionally sung at the beginning of Erev Yom Kippur service. This clip is from our Fusion Yom Kippur event. The song is performed by Fusion worship leader Tracy Thomas. KOL NIDRE Kol Nidre Ve’esaray ush’vuay V’charamay vekonamay V’kinusay v’chinuyay D’indarna Ud’ishtabana ud’acharimna Ud’assarna al nafshatana MiYom Kippurim zeh Ad Yom […]

02
Feb

A Voice from On High: Yitro

Our sages disagree on the number of commandments that our ancestors heard at Sinai. Maimonides, for example, says that Israel only heard God directly speak the first two commandments. Others believe that the Jewish people heard all Ten Commandments as they were spoken by God. Which is correct? According to the famous medieval Rabbi and Torah Scholar Rashi, […]

03
Dec

Maoz Tzur

Listen to this beautiful traditional Hanukkah song, “Maoz Tzur,” performed by Fusion worship leader Tracy Thomas, along with her husband Julian Fletcher. Follow along with the recording with the lyrics below. Ma’oz tzur yeshu’ati Lecha na’eh lesha be’eh’yach Tikon beit te-fi-la-ti Ve sham toda neza’beh’eh’yach Leh et tachin mat be-yach, Mitsar ham’na be’yach Az egmor […]

03
Dec

Al Hanissim

Listen to this wonderful Hanukkah song, “Al Hanissim,” performed by Fusion worship leader Tracy Thomas and her husband Julian Fletcher. Sing along with the lyrics below! Al hanissim, v’al hapurkan V’al hag’vurot, v’al hat’shuot V’al hamilchamot sh’asita lavoteinu Bayamim hahem baz’man hazeh Thank You for the miracles and redemption The mighty deeds and for Your […]

03
Dec

The Hanukkah Blessings

Learn how to light the Hanukkah Menorah and recite the Hanukkah blessings by listening to this helpful video with step-by-step instructions, and blessings sung by Tracy Thomas. Follow along with the blessings below:   Barukh atta Adonai, Elohenu Melekh ha‘olam, asher kideshanu be-mitzvotav vetzivanu le-hadlik ner shel Chanukka. English Translation: Praised are you, Adonai, Our […]

27
Nov

Live from Bethlehem

For over 1500 years, people have worshipped at the believed site where Yeshua/Jesus was born. The entrance to the site is a small door, known as the “Door of Humility.” What is the spiritual significance of its size? What is the quality that both Moses and Messiah possessed that is pleasing to God? Journey with Jason to […]

20
Nov

Before the Beginning

God has always been. Three-in-one: Father, Spirit, and Son. A family. A perfect union. So, why did they want us? God is Love, and Love can’t contain itself. Love needs to pour out and be received. We were created as the object of their affection, the benefactors of their love. Heaven is all about relationship. Messiah […]