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Tu B’Av – The Jewish Festival of Love

Tu B’Av is what we Jews have instead of Valentine’s Day. We learn of it from the end of Tractate Ta’anit, the tractate of the Talmud which discusses when and why Jews fast. Following its discussion of the fast of ...

Posted on 16 August 2019, By Rabbi Zahavit Shalev
Kelim 2019

Did you know that Masorti Judaism runs a 3-week intensive Jewish text study course at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem? This year, the course was led by Rabbi Roni Tabick, and we’re delighted to announce that the programme was a gr...

Posted on 25 July 2019, By Masorti Judaism
Mattot-Massei

The latter half of today’s double portion, Parashat Mas‘ei, is a geographer’s dream. Its very name means “travels,” and it opens with Moses providing a review of the decades of wandering, naming the people’s encampments p...

Posted on 25 July 2019, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman