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Ethics and Social Issues

Reflections on our meeting with the Israeli Ambassador

The recent public meeting between Ambassador Tzipi Hotovely and Senior Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg stirred up some controversy. Various Masorti members and our own youth movement, Noam, called on us to cancel the event, arguing that we shou...

Posted on 22 April 2021, By Matt Plen
Masorti Judaism sends condolences to Her Majesty the Queen

We wish to express our deep sorrow at the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip and convey our condolences to Her Majesty the Queen and all the members of The Royal Family. We are conscious of the privilege of living in a free socie...

Posted on 12 April 2021, By Masorti Judaism
Yom HaZicharon 5781

In Israel one of the most solemn days of the Jewish year, probably for secular Israelis, the most solemn day is Yom HaZicharon, Remembrance Day, which immediately precedes Yom HaAtzmaut. In English, its full name is Memorial Day for the f...

Posted on 12 April 2021, By Rabbi Amanda Golby