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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
Sh’lach

Lo taturu  – ‘Do not explore’, Moses warns the Israelites at the end of this week’s parashah. Thus the parashah ends on a remarkably different note than it began: shelach lekha anashim veyaturu, ‘Send people to expl...

Posted on 9 June 2015, By Dr Annette Boeckler
Jewish Reflections on War and Peace – Part 1

The following is an extract from Rabbi Jeremy Gordon’s book ‘Spiritual Vagabondry’. It reflects on Jewish approaches to war and peace, which Rabbi Jeremy will discuss in more detail at the Masorti Judaism lawyers’ event on Tues...

Posted on 4 June 2015, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon