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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
I7th Tammuz

I have a great interest in the Jewish calendar and my ideal is to live in accordance with it and help others to do likewise. However this is certainly much easier said than done. Something in our personal life can mean we are happy on Tis...

Posted on 3 July 2020, By Rabbi Amanda Golby
Shelach Lecha

Shelach Lecha tells of those sent by Moses to scout the land, and the consequences of 10 of the 12 bringing back discouraging reports. ‘Shelach lecha’ is an interesting term in view of what is to come. God says to Moses, ‘send’, b...

Posted on 19 June 2020, By Rabbi Amanda Golby