Wednesday 22 May 2019

Ask The Rabbi – HANDLING YOUR EMPLOYEES

HANDLING YOUR EMPLOYEES Q. What does the Talmud mean when it says that whoever acquires a servant acquires a master over himself? A. The source is...

Ask The Rabbi – 08/05/2019

Dear Rabbi I enjoy your column online and I seek your advice. This week communities around the world commemorate Yom Hazikoron, Israel’s Memorial Day. Many...

Torah reading: Acharei Mot

IT ALL ADDS UP A major portion of this week's sidra recurs in the Torah readings on Yom Kippur morning and afternoon since it describes...

Ask the Rabbi – What is the question?

WHAT IS THE QUESTION? Abraham Joshua Heschel said that our generation knows the answers but has forgotten the questions. With regard to Pesach we know that...

Ask The Rabbi – Help! My Daughter Owns Chametz!

Help! My Daughter Owns Chametz! Dear Rabbi My daughter runs the in-store bakery at our big local supermarket. Every morning she cycles in at 7AM so...

Torah from Israel, Shabbat Hagadol : Bridging between Creation and Redemption

Shabbat Hagadol plays a colorful role in the rich heritage of the Pesach holiday. At the heart of the Shabbat Hagadol lore lies a distinctive shiur or sermon geared toward...

Ask The Rabbi – PESACH PRICE FIXING

PESACH PRICE FIXING Dear Rabbi I think you’ve been asked this before. Why are Pesach prices so much more expensive than kosher food throughout the rest...

Torah reading: Sh’mini

THE EIGHTH DAY After the Tabernacle was erected it was not until the eighth day that the Divine Presence was officially there (Rashi on Lev....

Ask The Rabbi – Is The Rabbi Moving On?

Is The Rabbi Moving On? Dear Rabbi There’s quite a wide rumour going around that you are being considered for a position on the London Beth...

Torah from Israel : Why is “Letter-Writing” so Important in the Megillah

As the miracle of Purim develops, letters play an important role in the unfolding drama. All told, five letters are composed and dispatched. The...

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