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The bitter month Mar-Cheshvan?

Today is the first Shabbat in the month that is usually referred to as ‘Cheshvan’. But there is some dispute as to whether that is actually its real name. The names of the Hebrew months have a somewhat surprising history. In the bible...

Posted on 30 October 2019, By Rina Wolfson
Noach

We all know the joke, but we still enjoy hearing it: the one where two factions in a disagreement present their case to the rabbi and both are told, “You’re right.” And when a listener points out the impossibility of both sides ...

Posted on 30 October 2019, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman
A new Sefaradi Egalitarian Siddur

A Sefaradi egalitarian siddur. To some, that would seem to be a contradiction. However, not only are these two categories not in conflict, they complement each other. Here in the UK, all of our Masorti communities follow Ashkenazi rite pr...

Posted on 29 October 2019, By Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet