Friday 24 January 2020

Ask the Rabbi – Separation, Superstion and Sports on Shabbat

To Divorce or Not To Divorce? Dear Rabbi My wife and I have a terrible relationship. We are fighting and screaming all the time. I think...

Ask Rabbi Apple

Q&A with Rabbi Apple A DIVORCE PARTY? Q. I know some people that are making a party to celebrate getting divorced. Do you approve? A. I would...

ASK THE RABBI – THE JEWISH VIEW ON SOCIALISM

THE JEWISH VIEW ON SOCIALISM Dear Rabbi Can you sum up the Jewish perspective on socialism? Is the Corbyn model really so wrong? Doesn’t Judaism...

Parshat Vayigash

THE LAST & THE LOST? Many years have passed since Jacob and Joseph saw each other last. A lengthy period has separated them. Finally comes the...

Ask the Rabbi

Where Can I Get Help? Dear Rabbi Schochet,  Having recently discovered that my husband has Aspergers Syndrome. Do you know if there are any Jewish support...

Exposure or Insulation

By Rav Moshe Taragin Ya’akov hurriedly spirits his camp to safety across the Yabok river to protect them from Esav’s murderous gang. The Torah carefully...

Cannibalism, Candles and Conversions

by Rabbi Raymond Apple  CANNIBALISM Q. Is cannibalism kosher? There was an incident in 1972 when survivors of a plane crash in the Andes ate the...

Vayeitei: The Value of a Work Ethic

By Rabbi Moshe Taragin Prior to fleeing his murderous brother, Ya’akov’s life was peaceful and serene. He reveled in the “tents” of study exploring God’s...

Psalm 121

We arrive at quite possibly the most famous psalm of the whole book of Tehillim. ‘Esah einai el heharim, meayin yavo ezri. Ezri ma’im Hashem...

Ask the Rabbi – Jewish view on Abortion

Dear Rabbi What is the Jewish view on abortion? My sister is pregnant and was recently informed that her baby will be severely disabled with...

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