Tuesday 26 March 2019

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 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

RUBASHKIN REALITY CHECK Dear Rabbi I was absolutely amazed and disappointed and dismayed that you wrote a whole page in praise of S. Rubashkin in last week's Jewish...

Ask the Rabbi – SPACE TRAVEL

SPACE TRAVEL Q. Is space travel halachically permissible? A. It would seem from the T’nach that space is a prohibited realm: the heavens are "the heavens...

Ask The Rabbi – There’s No Place for Hate!

There’s No Place for Hate! Dear Rabbi A senior rabbi is alleged to have spoken on Shabbat and referred to the Dayanim of the London Beth Din...

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...

Tehillim – Psalm 9

This weeks Tehillim is in memory of Zvi Aryeh ben Avrohom In this weeks Psalm, King David marvels at how Hashem engineers the ‘natural’ decline...

Tehillim – Psalm 58

In Judaism we have a concept not to rejoice too much at our enemies downfall. The classic example of this is during Pesach, when...

The Chief Rabbi’s Dvar Torah – PURIM

x In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why Purim can be regarded as the holiest day of the year. On Purim, which...

Election of Mashiach

Rabbi Arnold Saunders I was in Shul on Acharon Shel Pesach when news filtered through (via the caretaker) that the PM was going to seek...

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