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Remember This

You won’t forget this?! Forget about it. I remember when I got my hand stuck in the baggage belt at the airport in Eilat, I was not five years old. I remember flying over the handlebars of more than one mountain bike; I can even recall ...

Posted on 9 August 2017, By Rabbi Oliver Joseph
The Bad Company We Keep

Sometimes, when I’m talking to my three bewilderingly non-Jewish housemates, I remind them that I’m not like them. Not quite as British, not quite as white. I tell them this because even though I appear just as ‘native&#...

Posted on 2 August 2017, By Amos Schonfield
Tisha b’Av: Causes of Destruction, Seeds of Hope

Tisha b’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar, is not mentioned in the Torah. It is hinted at in Zechariah 8:19, which speaks of “the fasts of the 4th, 5th, 7th and 10th months,” as the Torah counts the months (Av is the fifth ...

Posted on 26 July 2017, By Rabbi Daniel Goldfarb