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Is there room for Zoom on Shabbat?

The coronavirus crisis has thrust the Jewish people into an unprecedented situation. Unable to meet up face to face, people have been looking urgently for ways to let Jewish practice continue on more than a private, individual basis. One ...

Posted on 28 April 2020, By Matt Plen
Tazria-Metzora

There is a pervasive myth in Jewish tradition that menstruating women cannot touch the Torah scroll. This myth hasn’t appeared out of the blue – this week’s Torah portion is about the interaction between ritual purity/impurity a...

Posted on 23 April 2020, By Rabbi Natasha Mann
Shemini

Edwin Friedman, rabbi turned Family Therapist, tells in his book ‘Friedman’s Fables’ of a man who wanted to teach his wife to play tennis. He bought her the best racquet and shoes that money could buy; he hired the greatest coa...

Posted on 17 April 2020, By Rabbi Roni Tabick