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René Cassin

René Cassin was born in 1887 to a Sephardi Jewish family in the South of France. A distant relative of Alfred Dreyfus, whose trial for treason electrified the world from 1894-1906, Cassin was always mindful of the potential for abuses of...

Posted on 13 June 2019, By Michael Mocatta
I am Adonai

In many ways the first commandment is not a command at all. Rather it is a proclamation of who God is and the kind of relationship we have with the divine. God is Adonai, a personal god, in special connection with us as a people. Moreover...

Posted on 5 June 2019, By Rabbi Roni Tabick