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Yom Kippur is known in English as The Day of Atonement. Amongst the many interpretations I have come across for this, the most revered day in the Jewish calendar, is the following: Ein (think not) ‘Atonement’ elah (rather) ‘At-One-M...

Posted on 29 September 2016, By Chazan Rebecca Blumenfeld
Teshuvah – The Enactment of Penitents

Repentance or Teshuvah (literally “return”) is a central theme of the High Holidays. The forty day period from Rosh Chodesh Elul to Yom Kippur is seen as a time that is particularly ripe for personal reflection and change. There are m...

Posted on 29 September 2016, By Rabbi Joel Levy
Shimon Peres

We are deeply saddened by the passing of Shimon Peres and share in the mourning experienced across Israel, the Jewish community and the world. In the words of President Obama Shimon Peres was a soldier for Israel, for the Jewish people, f...

Posted on 29 September 2016, By Masorti Judaism