Happy Day of Judaism!
Source: Italian Catholic Church, Day for the exploration and development of dialogue between Catholics and Jews
Tomorrow is the day!
Riccardo Di Segni on Francis, “We are waiting for a surprise.”
“Francis’s visit to the synagogue will be far closer to a family reunion precisely because the blessed new positive Catholic-Jewish relationship has become almost normative, and Francis is overwhelmingly seen as a true friend of the Jewish people, which indeed he is,” said Rabbi David Rosen, the American Jewish Committee’s international director for interreligious affairs.
Rosen added, “Three in Jewish tradition is a hazakah — that is, a confirmation. And now,” after this third papal visit, “it will almost be impossible for a pontiff not to visit the Rome Great Synagogue as well as to visit the State of Israel.”
source: Forward, Pope Francis To Visit Rome’s Great Synagogue Sunday