When life seems hard, the mother of the prophet Samuel shows us a way to get through
How a few notes of the ram's horn span the whole of human history
A call to heal a world in pain
A new debate on the origins of the Torah is testing the boundaries of Orthodoxy
THE JEWISH CALENDAR
The hafsakah in London is at 6.19, at which time Shabbat and the fast begin; Bournemouth 6.22; Leeds 6.18; Manchester 6.26; Tyneside 6.20; Glasgow 6.32; Jerusalem 5.46
Shabbat and the fast end in London at 7.18; Bournemouth 7.28; Leeds 7.24; Manchester 7.28; Tyneside 7.25; Glasgow 7.37; Jerusalem 6.56.
Do you know the origin of Abracadabra, Bedecken or Chutzpah?
THIS WEEK'S SIDRAH
"Give ear heavens and I will speak and let the earth hear the words of my mouth. Let my teaching fall like rain and my words descend like dew, like showers on new grass, like abundant rain on tender plants" Deuteronomy 32: 1-2