The first translation of the Torah was, according to one early rabbinic opinion, an event as tragic as the making of the golden calf.
The month of Shevat is a month of endings.
Many traditional societies still maintain a separation of male and female roles, but to our eyes, these separations which are often governed by religious prohibitions, appear backward.
In autumn a number of Jewish schools will begin teaching Islam as part of the new curriculum for GCSE religious studies.
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Do you know the origin of Abracadabra, Bedecken or Chutzpah?