Monday 10 August 2020

Nach Review: Yehoshua Chapter 4

As soon as the Jewish people crossed over the River Jordan, Hashem tells Yehoshua to choose 12 men, one man from each tribe, and...

Ask The Rabbi – Is Judaism Right For Me? 

Is Judaism Right For Me?  Dear Rabbi I am very interested in converting over to Judaism. I was raised Christian, but havefound it is not for...

Tehillim Psalm 22

The deer is especially devoted to its mate, and indeed the animal enjoys much fame across Scripture! Many times they are referenced, such as...

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...

Preserving National Identity

Parshat Ki Teitzei presents a seemingly harsh set of guidelines for inclusion within the Jewish people. Marriage is strictly limited to pedigreed Jews and,...

Tehillim – Psalm 45

This Tehillim is in memory of Jean Claude Nissim ben Rose Rzala Psalm 45 is a beautiful song of praise, which eloquently describes the splendour...

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...

Bilam’s Lessons of Jewish History

Bilam and Balak’s conspiracy to halt the Jewish advance dominates most of parshat Balak even though the story could easily have been summarized in a few brief verses. Bilam’s prophecies are included, in part, because...

Torah reading: Ki Tetzei

WAYS & WARS This week's reading contains much of the Jewish ethic of warfare, as does last week's. It tells us how to wage a war...

Latest articles