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This week’s parashah is rightly famed for the speech in which Judah stands before the fearsome Viceroy of Egypt to plea for the safety of Benjamin. It contains the moment where the Viceroy finally reveals, “I am Joseph”, and the fam...

Posted on 11 December 2018, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon
Jewish Democracy

Within hours of the Kenneset passing a deeply divisive ‘Jewish Nation State’ Act something utterly baffling happened in Israel. A Rabbi was arrested, in Israel, for the crime of celebrating a marriage between two Jews accordin...

Posted on 20 July 2018, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon
Beggars on the Streets of London

Walking the streets, I saw a man kneeling on the pavement with a sign. The sign read, “Hungry, please help, God bless you”. He was right in the middle of where I was hurrying from and where I was hurrying to. It’s perhaps the greate...

Posted on 10 May 2018, By Rabbi Jeremy Gordon