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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
Laboratory Meat: Is it Kosher?

One of the exciting areas of development in recent years is bio-agricultural engineering. Several companies are working on manufactured meat that, rather than deriving from the flesh of animals, is grown in petri dishes from animal cells....

Posted on 4 December 2018, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
Shabbat in a technological world

New digital technology has had a huge impact on our lives. No area has been unaffected. We order things online and read e-books. Our smart houses turn on the lights when they sense us arrive; doors lock themselves when we leave. If these ...

Posted on 3 October 2018, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner