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Nasso – “Everything (within reason) in moderation”

As you settle into your seats for the longest parashah in the Torah (top tip: to keep the person next to you quiet, ask them to count all 176 verses), please allow me to distract you for just a few precious minutes. This Shabbat we read N...

Posted on 31 May 2016, By Jonny Kay
Beha’alotcha

And Moses said unto Hobab, …Moses’ father-in-law: ‘We are journeying unto the place of which the LORD said: I will give it you; come thou with us…’ And he said unto him: ‘I will not go; but I will depart to min...

Posted on 31 May 2016, By Simon Gordon
Music on Shavuot

As a Cantor in love with liturgical music, the Shalosh Regalim (the three ‘foot’ festivals) are always especially interesting to me. In addition to the chanting of Shir Hashirim on Pesach, Ruth on Shavuot and Kohelet on Sukkot, there ...

Posted on 27 May 2016, By