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Israel at 71

Every Jew is called to a dual task – to fashion hi/her life as an expression of the age-old covenant linking God and the Jewish people, and to express the dynamism of that covenant according to their own unique personality. Like those w...

Posted on 8 May 2019, By Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson
The Synagogue at Capernaum

The synagogue at Capernaum is a mystery. Its Franciscan excavators date it to the fourth century, based on coins found underneath the flooring; (it was considered to be good luck to leave coins in the foundations of a building). Israeli s...

Posted on 25 February 2019, By Alex Stein
Menasseh ben Israel

Jews were expelled from England in 1290. By the mid-1600s, they were back. There is no Act of Parliament officially welcoming them back. But a range of pamphlets from the period, often published under pseudonyms, shed light on the factors...

Posted on 11 February 2019, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon