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Ki Tavo

This is an extraordinary parashah near the end of Devarim, the book of Deuteronomy.  It starts on a national theme – entry into the Holy Land, flowing with milk and honey – and then deals with the ceremony of the presentation of the ...

Posted on 30 August 2018, By Alan Orchover

Who should run a nation? The prime minister? The Government? Parliament? Where does their authority come from? The question of who has authority and why is one that animates Parashat Shoftim. The parashah begins by discussing the appointm...

Posted on 16 August 2018, By Rabbi Roni Tabick
Women in Synagogue Life

We emerged in Biblical times. Society was patriarchal. Invariably, men were leaders of the pack, be they chieftains, prophets, monarchs, military campaigners, priests, scribes or administrators. And God’s curse on Eve: ‘…and your hu...

Posted on 2 August 2018, By Nahum Gordon