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Parashat Bo, 5781

During the first lockdown in March and April last year, as Pesach 5780 approached, there was a joke going round. There were variations, but they all featured an unnamed Pharaoh shaking his head...

Posted on 20 January 2021, By Meira Ben-Gad
Parashat Shemot, 5781

Let me tell you a story, that begins at the Beginning. Human beings were created, as you know, on Friday, the 6th day of creation – but just before Shabbat came in, God made 10 special artefacts, objects with tremendous power, whose...

Posted on 7 January 2021, By Rabbi Roni Tabick
Parashat VaYechi, 2 January 2021

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT – DON’T GET MAD, GET EVEN! The usual explanation for the connection between this week’s parashah and the haftarah is that two notable figures in our tradition are about to die. You might think that, on their ...

Posted on 21 December 2020, By Nahum Gordon