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You shall not murder

“Thou shalt not kill”. It really only sounds right that way, doesn’t it? (Thanks, King James). Yet, any careful observer who looks elsewhere in the Torah will find a plethora of killing: capital punishment, vicious battles, and inte...

Posted on 5 June 2019, By Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet
Honour your father and your mother

The teenage brain is programmed to think adults are fools. I have very vivid recall of thinking this about my parents. Soon after my mother died, a memory floated to the surface of the time when, as a young adult, I shouted at her, accusi...

Posted on 5 June 2019, By Zahavit Shalev
Remember Shabbat

Shabbat is a central observance of Jewish tradition, known well beyond the Jewish world. In early times, Jews were ridiculed as lazy for setting aside one day a week in which they refrained from working. The ancient Romans considered it a...

Posted on 5 June 2019, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner