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Rosh Hashanah 5776

Rosh Hashanah is probably the most universal holiday in the Jewish calendar. Its content is not that of a Jewish holiday, even if only Jews celebrate it. We don’t get together to celebrate something that happened to us as Jews, but to u...

Posted on 9 September 2015, By Rabbi Mijael Even David
Beyond the Objects: A History of Jewish Tradition and Jewish Life

Welcome to our new Reflections series.  A few years ago, BBC Radio 4 and the British Museum presented a series called “History of the World in 100 Objects”.  Using artefacts in the archives of the British Museum, the programme told ...

Posted on 8 September 2015, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
Nitzavim

On the day of his death, Moses assembles the Israelites to enter individually into a second Covenant with God, to establish them as His people. “Atem nitzavim hayom” – “You are all standing this day.” The use of “nitzav” is ...

Posted on 8 September 2015, By Teresa Kosmin