What is the origin of the name “Jew”?

By |2016-07-06T04:44:59-07:00July 6th, 2016|Thoughts|

I received an email asking what is the origin of the name Jew. Here is my response. Shalom, When the Israelites broke into two kingdoms, the northern kingdom was called Israel, after the ancestor Jacob, who was also called Israel because he wrestled with men and even with God. He was not afraid to question [...]