Cookies on
this website

This website uses cookies, some of which have already been set as they are essential to the site's operation. You may delete and block all cookies, but parts of the site will then not function.

I accept cookies from this site Allow Cookies


The Synagogue at Capernaum

The synagogue at Capernaum is a mystery. Its Franciscan excavators date it to the fourth century, based on coins found underneath the flooring; (it was considered to be good luck to leave coins in the foundations of a building). Israeli s...

Posted on 25 February 2019, By Alex Stein
Ki Tisa

Most religions have a revelation at their heart – after all, a God that never communicates with us is not a particularly useful idea. But the Jewish story of revelation is unique and it has surely left its mark on our conception of God ...

Posted on 25 February 2019, By Daniel Oppenheimer

Oh Lord prepare me to be a sanctuary Pure and holy, tried and true And with Thanksgiving I will be a living sanctuary for you These words, from a well-known American Christian hymn with a gospel flavour, have become very popular in Jewish...

Posted on 8 February 2019, By Rabbi Marc Soloway