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Chayei Sara

The sidra called “Sarah’s lifetime” deals with her death and burial. Sarah was the only woman whose age is given in the Bible. The Midrash states that as her years were filled with real living, the text expresses her lifespan of 127...

Posted on 23 November 2016, By Alan Orchover
The SAMS Roots Project

St Albans Masorti Synagogue (SAMS) has recently undertaken a fascinating project, SAMS Roots, which was supported by a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The funding allowed us to employ a professional biographer, our own Caroline Pear...

Posted on 16 November 2016, By Helen Singer
Vayera

“…God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maid-servants; and they bore children. For the Lord had fast closed up all the wombs of the house of Abimelech, because of Sarah, Abraham’s wife. And the Lord remembered Sarah as He ...

Posted on 16 November 2016, By Simon Gordon