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A few summers ago, I studied at Pardes in Jerusalem. It was a life-changing experience, mostly for the animated conversations I hadJ with my fellow students. We would meet at the bakery round the corner, and chat intensely while ordering ...

Posted on 23 April 2020, By Janine Stein

There is a pervasive myth in Jewish tradition that menstruating women cannot touch the Torah scroll. This myth hasn’t appeared out of the blue – this week’s Torah portion is about the interaction between ritual purity/impurity a...

Posted on 23 April 2020, By Rabbi Natasha Mann

Edwin Friedman, rabbi turned Family Therapist, tells in his book ‘Friedman’s Fables’ of a man who wanted to teach his wife to play tennis. He bought her the best racquet and shoes that money could buy; he hired the greatest coa...

Posted on 17 April 2020, By Rabbi Roni Tabick