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Ki Tisa – The strange and the familiar

Judaism’s sacred texts probe and expose universal human truths, even as they open a window onto an emotional and religious sensibility sometimes far removed from our own. In today’s To...

Posted on 11 March 2020, By Meira Ben-Gad
Rabbi Jonathan’s Purim Message

In a time of anxiety, it is more important than ever to wish each other a good Purim. A brilliant, subtle and disturbing tale of identity politics and cunning, the story of the Megillah embodies the faith that racism, antisemitism and hat...

Posted on 10 March 2020, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Do Not Forget

Shabbat Zachor (Shabbat of Remembrance) falls on the Shabbat before Purim. It’s named for the commandment in Devarim 25:17-19, which we read as a special maftir, exhorting us to ‘Remember what Amalek did…’, and concluding with the...

Posted on 4 March 2020, By Chazan Rebecca Blumenfeld