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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

Parashat Tazria-Metzora is one of the most puzzling parashot for the modern mind. It lays out the laws of purity and impurity. “Purity” enables inclusion in society, “impurity” effects exclusion and is associated with death. A met...

Posted on 26 April 2017, By Nizan Stein Kokin