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Justice in a Jewish State

Beginning this week, Reflections will occasionally reprint articles written by lay members of our communities and published in the various community magazines, with the aim of giving thoughtful and engaging writing by our members a broad...

Posted on 27 January 2016, By Mike Fenster

We call him Jethro, but his Hebrew name is Yitro. Its root is probably from Yeter, which Joan Comay, in her classic Who’s Who in the Old Testament, translates as “excellence”. Presumably, she is referring to Jacob’s use of the ...

Posted on 27 January 2016, By Nahum Gordon