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Jewish Democracy

Within hours of the Kenneset passing a deeply divisive ‘Jewish Nation State’ Act something utterly baffling happened in Israel. A Rabbi was arrested, in Israel, for the crime of celebrating a marriage between two Jews accordin...

Posted on 20 July 2018, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon
Tekhelet in the Tallit?

Twice daily, in the third paragraph of the Shema, we recite the Torah’s requirement of a strand of tekhelet (a blue dye) in the fringes at the corners of one’s tallit: ‘Ve-natenu ‘al tsitsit ha-kanaf petil tekhelet.’ – ‘...

Posted on 5 July 2018, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman