The Family Hearth

Brother Bob Fishman, a convert from Judaism and a lay brother in the Franciscan Community of the Brothers and Sisters of Charity, uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the teachings and stories of the Bible to life.

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INTO THE FIRE
Brother Bob Fishman uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the story of Daniel, the Old Testament Prophet, to life.

THE WARRIOR JUDITH
Using faith and reason in the Christian struggle, and uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the story of Judith to life.

IN THIS CORNER...
How to rely on the power of the Holy Spirit when the odds are against you, and brings the story of Elijah’s battle with the priests of Baal to life using the unique method of Jewish oral tradition.

RUTH - THE TALE OF TWO FRIENDS
Building life-long friendships and uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the story of Ruth to life.

JOSIAH AND THE LAW
How to use scripture and prayer to bolster your spiritual life and uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the story of King Josiah and the Law of God to life.

MY NAME IS ROCKY
 Brother Bob Fishman uses the unique method of Jewish oral tradition to bring the story of St. Peter, the first Pope, to life.

THE PASSOVER OF JESUS- PART ONE
Brother Bob Fishman reflects on the Passover of Jesus using the unique method of Jewish oral tradition.

THE PASSOVER OF JESUS - pt. 2
Continuing reflections on the Passover of Jesus using the unique method of Jewish oral tradition.

THROUGH THE EYES OF A LEPER
Using the unique method of Jewish oral tradition, Brother Bob Fishman draws an insightful parallel between the Sacrament of Reconciliation and the Jesus’ healing of a leper.

ST. PAUL: DEFENDER OF THE FAITH
How we can learn to be defenders of the teachings of the Church by looking to the example of St. Paul.

MARTHA, MARY, AND LAZARUS...
How to gain insight into various spiritualities by looking at the lives of the friends of Jesus: Martha, Mary, and Lazarus.

BEAUTY IS MORE THAN SKIN DEEP
Drawing an insightful parallel between the story of Esther and our own daily walk in faith.

DAVID AND GOLIATH
 Using the unique method of Jewish oral tradition, Brother Bob Fishman draws an insightful parallel between the story of David and Goliath, and how Christians can conquer giants in their own spiritual lives.
 

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