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Beyond the Object – Pesach crockery

It is such a glorious over-the-top celebration of Passover. The cups and saucers are finished in shocking pink lustre glaze. They have Hebrew characters on them saying ‘Chag HaPesach’ surrounded by gilded roses. The crockery is early...

Posted on 29 April 2017, By Anne Cowen
UK Taskforce Trip – Issues Relating to Arab Citizens in Israel

Sarah saw the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham playing.  She said to Abraham, “Cast out that slave-woman and her son, for the son of that slave shall not share in the inheritance with my son Isaac.”  Gen. 21:9-10 Wha...

Posted on 26 April 2017, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
Yom HaShoah – Holocaust and Authenticity

Jewish communities celebrate the freedom of Pesach by commemorating, a week later, the darkest moment in our history, and, indeed, that of humanity. There is something remarkable about locating a commemoration of the Holocaust a week afte...

Posted on 19 April 2017, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon