Saturday 29 February 2020

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...

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 The Rabbi – How To Treat A Convert

HOW TO TREAT A CONVERT Q. How should we treat a convert – to Judaism, and away from Judaism? A. The convert to Judaism must be...

ASK RABBI SHOCHET – on Soccer, Social Conduct, Surnames and Semitism

I’m Going To That Game – Thank You! Dear Rabbi Thank you for your response in the paper the other week to my question as to...

Ask Rabbi Shochet

In Your Dreams Dear Rabbi I am a sixteen years old Jewish boy living in Hendon, London with my mother. I recently had a dream and...

Emerging From the Waters Reborn

Imagine you wake up in a hospital bed with amnesia, and haven't the foggiest clue who you are. You try to recall your most...

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...

Tehillim – Psalm 55

This week, we start the Tehillim for the tenth day of the month. Despite the revolt of his son Absalom, and the defection of...

Tehillim – Psalm 54

This week’s Psalm is the last in the section for day nine. When a person is unfortunately betrayed by loved ones and pursued by...

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