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Listening at life’s door?

In the last few days I have been a witness to some of the miracles and wonders of the human predicament, in an especially intense and unforgettable way. I sometimes find myself like a listener at the door of people’s souls, not as an ea...

Posted on 30 May 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Overhearing God’s Voice

Naso, Numbers 4:21-7:89 How do we hear God speak, if, that is, we hear God speak at all? Would the world be a better and safer place if we did; or would it be even more frightening and unstable? The Torah describes the great procession wi...

Posted on 23 May 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Leaving corners

There was a survivor present. ‘I’ve known what hunger means’, he said in a very quiet voice; ‘We must not forget the hungry’. He was freed in Theresienstadt by the Red Army at the close of the war. It was the last camp to be lib...

Posted on 23 May 2014, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg