In a post on social media featuring a close-up photo of the cleats, Edelman recalled his first visit to Israel in 2015, which he called a “meaningful experience.”
The loss leaves the San Francisco 49ers (8-0) as the NFL's lone unbeaten team.
He began discussing his Christian upbringing, and then curtailed the discussion into his attempts to rekindle his Jewish heritage within himself over the past few years.
Edelman is a member of three Super Bowl winning teams and the only Jew ever named the big game’s MVP.
"It is important to me that I make my parents proud as I fulfill a promise that I made to them that I would, one day, be a college graduate," Edelman said.
We rounded up the most Jewish moments of Super Bowl LIII.
On Sunday, the New England Patriots take on the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta and there are three members of the Patriots who identify as Jewish.