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Tetzaveh

Every day thousands of tourists visit the Tower of London to marvel at the Imperial state crown and the other highly decorated symbols of the British Monarchy. Exquisitely made in gold, velvet and ermine, and encrusted with thousands of d...

Posted on 15 February 2019, By Janine Stein
Menasseh ben Israel

Jews were expelled from England in 1290. By the mid-1600s, they were back. There is no Act of Parliament officially welcoming them back. But a range of pamphlets from the period, often published under pseudonyms, shed light on the factors...

Posted on 11 February 2019, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon
Adar & the Jewish Leap Year

The Jewish calendar is based on two principles. It is both a lunar calendar, based on the time it takes for the moon to go around the earth, and a solar calendar, based on the time it takes for the earth to revolve around the sun. We lear...

Posted on 31 January 2019, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner