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The Challenges of Ageing Parents

These days most people expect to live well into their 80s. Longevity comes with many rewards, but it also carries its burdens. When parents grow old, their physical and mental health is likely to deteriorate, placing a large portion of re...

Posted on 15 November 2018, By Francesca Caller
Vayetzei

Jacob leaves his parents’ home to journey to his uncle, Laban, in Haran. He is sent by his mother to escape the wrath of Esau, and also sent by his father to find a wife. During his journey to Haran, he arrives at a place where he lies ...

Posted on 15 November 2018, By Jude Williams
The Centenary of Armistice Day

My mother was born two weeks before the Armistice. My grandparents married in the late spring of 1917, when my grandfather finally took a furlough from the Western Front where he served as chaplain in the German Army for the duration of t...

Posted on 7 November 2018, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg