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Reflections – Ha’azinu

One of my colleagues was once talking about the “New Atheists,” people like Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens. He said “These atheists – I don’t believe in the God they don’t believe in!” Today’s parasha shows I...

Posted on 26 September 2014, By Claudia Setzer
Reflections – Ki Tavo

There is something wonderfully intriguing about the tithing declaration at the start of Ki Tavo: ‘Bi’arti ha’kodesh min-habayit… I have put away the holy things from my house’ (26:13). There is something equally captivating and ...

Posted on 13 September 2014, By Marc Shoffren
Reflections – Ki Teitzei

There used to be a man who walked up and down Oxford Street carrying a banner, which said, “Avoid peas, beans and lentils for they cause passion”. I always wondered, firstly, whether it was true and, secondly, what was wrong with pass...

Posted on 6 September 2014, By Allan Myers