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Shabbat 11th/12th September 2020/23rd Elul 5780 Nitzavim, often combined, as this year, with Vayelech, is always read on the Shabbat before Rosh Hashanah, and for many reasons seems appropriate: ‘You stand this day all of you before the...

Posted on 9 September 2020, By Rabbi Amanda Golby
Parashat Shoftim (Devarim 17: 14-20)

14 When you will come to the land that YHWH, your God, is giving you and possess it and dwell in it, and you will say, “I shall place a king over me like all the nations that surround me,” 15 you will surely place a kin...

Posted on 18 August 2020, By Nahum Gordon
Parashat Re’eh

There’s a word which comes up twice in this parsha and nowhere else in the Chumash, the 5 Books of Moses. (It does appear elsewhere in Nach) – belial. The first time we encounter it is in describing a “subverted city”. One whi...

Posted on 13 August 2020, By Rabbi Zahavit Shalev