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Terumah

Oh Lord prepare me to be a sanctuary Pure and holy, tried and true And with Thanksgiving I will be a living sanctuary for you These words, from a well-known American Christian hymn with a gospel flavour, have become very popular in Jewish...

Posted on 8 February 2019, By Rabbi Marc Soloway
Adar & the Jewish Leap Year

The Jewish calendar is based on two principles. It is both a lunar calendar, based on the time it takes for the moon to go around the earth, and a solar calendar, based on the time it takes for the earth to revolve around the sun. We lear...

Posted on 31 January 2019, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Mishpatim

There are few cases in the Torah in which emotions or thoughts are directly demanded. While we are called to increase love and avoid hatred and jealousy, these mitzvot are far outnumbered by commandments on interpersonal and ritual action...

Posted on 31 January 2019, By Natasha Mann