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The rabbi should speak out

The question of whether and how rabbis should speak out on controversial issues of the day has been with us for many centuries. If the subject has become especially contentious in America of late, it is probably because American Jews in 2...

Posted on 19 July 2017, By Professor Arnold Eisen
Mapping our community’s Roots

Way back in 2013, some members of the St Albans United Synagogue and St Albans Masorti Synagogue (SAMS) prepared and gave a talk on the ‘History of the Jewish Community in St Albans’ at the Verulamium Museum, and later at SAMS. At the...

Posted on 12 July 2017, By Helen Singer
Infusing the World with Holiness

After two impressive victories against the Canaanites of the Negeb and the Amorites in Transjordan, the looming military might of Israel throws the leaders of Moab into a panic. Only the land of the Moabites separates Israel from the Jord...

Posted on 5 July 2017, By Ismar Schorsch