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My Hebrew Word: Sha-lach – Watch your step

The word ‘shalach’ means to send. It appears in many forms. In the transitive form [Shi-lach] means ‘to cause something to go’. As a noun [Sha-li-ach] means ‘a messenger’. With so many different meanings it is no surprise that...

Posted on 22 February 2017, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Noam Summer Camp

Me: “Please don’t make me go, I don’t know anyone! I’m going to hate it! I promise I will pay you the money back.” Mum: “Stop worrying, you are going to have the best time.” A conversation I can remember clearly from our fam...

Posted on 15 February 2017, By Amiel Cohen
Tu BiShvat

“All my days I have been careful never to pluck a blade of grass or a flower needlessly, when it had the ability to grow or blossom. You know the teaching of our sages that not a single blade of grass grows here on Earth that does not h...

Posted on 8 February 2017, By Dr Laura Miller