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An End-of-Year Message from Our Co-Chairs

For many of us 2016 has been a challenging year to say the least. We have been saddened by events around the world, in particular the unfolding tragedy in Syria, violence and hatred nearer to home, and within our own communities where we...

Posted on 30 December 2016, By Masorti Judaism
A Hanukkah Question

I have a question about Hanukkah, but before I get there, I want to note that PM May sent out a thoughtful Hanukkah greeting to the Jewish community in Britain:  ‘Just as the Maccabees resisted oppression and kept their faith, to b...

Posted on 29 December 2016, By Rabbi Paul Arberman
My Talmud Journey

Four years ago Rabbi Daniella Kolodny pushed me into my first Talmud shiur. I remember resisting her quiet encouragement, thinking all the while – it’s not meant for me. It’s meant for boys who go to Yeshiva, not secular people ...

Posted on 28 December 2016, By Janine Stein