Parshat Behar: is the Torah speaking economics?

What is the Torah’s take on economics? The laws of Shemittah and Yovel perhaps tell us. Every seven years was to be a “Shabbat of...

Tehillim Psalm 18

This week’s Tehillim is in memory of Hayeled Yaakov Moshe ben HaRav Avraham I have to say what a pleasure it is to write this...

Ask Rabbi Schochet on Zoom Minyanim and Sinat Chinam

WHY CAN’T I SAY A ZOOM KADDISH? Dear Rabbi I am appreciative of all the online opportunities that are out there and I have been joining...

SHABBAT UK SPECIAL

Why Shabbat Candles? Dear Rabbi, I was attending a pre-Shabbat UK talk last week. I was amazed how many women don’t light the Shabbat candles. And...

Parshat Noach

You don’t have to be famous in order to leave a great legacy. Parashat Noach commences with the headline ‘Eileh Toldot Noach’, These are the...

Parshat Vayera

How do we explain the incongruous nature of the blessings at a brit milah? At a circumcision the mohel makes the bracha: ‘al hamila’...

Yitro: Trust Me. Trust is a Good Thing.

The crossing of the sea and the delivery of the Torah are each monumental events in Jewish history. As we crossed a swirling ocean...

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...

Moving and Meaningful Tisha B’Av programme Whitefield Community Kollel in their new home, Shomrei...

Sunday Tisha B’Av saw a well-attended day long programme offered at Shomrei Hadas Shul Prestwich by Whitefield Community Kollel. In the day’s programme, led by...

Ask Rabbi Shochet about Charity, Corona and Choice

CHARITY OR DRUGS? Dear Rabbi On my way to work each morning I pass this panhandler who knows me already by sight because I drop a...

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