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This has been a year of upheaval in our society. Uncertainty, division and fear have all featured strongly in recent months.  I began thinking about this piece just a few days after the EU referendum.  At the time I felt confused, angry...

Posted on 26 October 2016, By Nick Gendler
Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot

Sukkot is the Feast of Booths, commemorating the time when the Children of Israel lived in booths in the wilderness under God’s protection; and it is also Chag Ha’Asif, the Feast of Ingathering, when we rejoice over the bounty of the ...

Posted on 19 October 2016, By Robert Stone

As the summer draws to a close and the last harvest is brought in, it is a time of plenty.  If you take a walk in the countryside you will find apples, pears, blackberries, sloes, mushrooms, pumpkins, squashes, hazelnuts and walnuts hang...

Posted on 14 October 2016, By Georgia Kaufmann