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Be Betrothed Unto Me…

Question: A traditional Ketubah indicates the status of the bride, who is described either as a virgin, divorcee, convert or widow. What is the proper way to write the Ketubah of a couple who have lived together before their marriage? Wha...

Posted on 17 June 2015, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Jewish Reflections on War and Peace – Part 2

Last week we featured an extract from Rabbi Jeremy Gordon’s book ‘Spiritual Vagabondry’, reflecting on Jewish approaches to war and the Jewish people’s underlying commitment to peace in Biblical and Medieval times. This week we co...

Posted on 10 June 2015, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon