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Rosh Chodesh

This weekend we observe Rosh Chodesh Elul. Shabbat the first day is the 30th day of Menachem Av, and Sunday, the first of Elul. It will mean various additions to our liturgy, and from Sunday, as part of our preparation for the High Holyda...

Posted on 11 August 2015, By Rabbi Amanda Golby

Deuteronomy changes the worship practices of ancient Israel from local shrines to a centralised place. “You shall not act like we are all doing here now, everyone doing what they like!” (Deut 12:8) The Deuteronomic text’s clear agen...

Posted on 11 August 2015, By Chazan Jaclyn Chernett