Parshat Bechukotai: what drives history?

Our sedra contains the tochacha, a whole litany of curses that will befall the Jewish People should they turn away from a life of...

The new Paperweight office

The opening of our secondary premises on Sunday was a very exciting moment not just for everyone involved in Paperweight, but for our community....

Over £1.5 million donated to community charity Kisharon

In a remarkable demonstration of support over 5,000 donors ensured Kisharon can continue to thrive raising over £1.65 million so the charity can continue...

Jewish families face an extreme crisis in London

There is a huge crisis facing Jewish families in the UK, with over 250 families needing access to essential services including advocacy with the...

Parshat Behar: is the Torah speaking economics?

What is the Torah’s take on economics? The laws of Shemittah and Yovel perhaps tell us. Every seven years was to be a “Shabbat of...

Hendon hit Maccabi for six on march to title

Hendon United Sports continued their march to the Premier League title with a 6-1 win against Maccabi London FC at Rowley Lane. Akiva Soloman, Yehuda...

The changing tides of the Omer

Jews experience time very deeply. Different stages of our calendar are suited for different religious experiences. During the forty days leading up to Yom...

Torah reading: why specify the obvious?

Lineage The sidra begins, "Say to the kohanim the descendants of Aaron". The definition of the kohanim as descending from Aaron seems too obvious to...

Journalists mark International Women’s Day

Israeli journalists have helped establish a new forum to mark International Women's Day. A delegation from Israel and the region left this week for the...

The new era of Jewish Germany

A new Synagogue in Germany will be inaugurated this Sunday, May 22 in Eisenberg (Thuringia). I’m working with a hospital in East Germany that...

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