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Yom Hashoah 5776

Yom Hashoah was first established in Israel in 1951. The date and the full title, Yom Hashoah Vehagevurah, Holocaust and Herosim Day, were formally set in law by act of the Knesset on 19 August, 1953. Around the world the date is genera...

Posted on 26 April 2016, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Acharei Mot – Keep your Distance

Shakespeare famously asked, ‘Can one desire too much of a good thing?’ The Torah sounds a warning, one that chimes with contemporary experience, which challenges this assertion. There are, in Torah and in life, many desires that can b...

Posted on 26 April 2016, By Marc Shoffren