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Parashat Yitro

Yitro – God Gives Moses the Ten Commandments  In this week’s portion, the children of Israel arrive at Sinai. Moses goes up Mount Sinai and is sent back down with messages for the people – twice. But eventual...

Posted on 10 February 2020, By An Angel Called Truth
On Tu Be’Shevat

For two millennia Judaism has had its own Arbor Day, Tu B’Shevat, the New Year for Trees.I don’t know when the love of trees begins, when you first kick the piled autumn leaves and watch in delight as they scatter, when you coll...

Posted on 10 February 2020, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Parashat Beshallaḥ

First, a joke: Haredi Jews in Jerusalem in 1967, at the outbreak of the Six Day War, run from their yeshiva crying to the public, “Friends, we can’t rely on miracles! Start zogn Tehillim [reciting Psalms]!”     &...

Posted on 5 February 2020, By Rabbi Peretz Rodman