Judaism

JUDAISM FEATURES

THE JEWISH CALENDAR

  • Friday, May 29

    (Sivan 11), Shabbat begins in London at 8.51; Bournemouth 8.48; Leeds 9.02; Manchester 9.08; Tyneside 9.15; Glasgow 9.30; Jerusalem 7.02 (local time).

    Saturday, May 30

    , Shabbat ends in London at 10.09; Bournemouth 10.17; Leeds 10.32; Manchester 10.37; Tyneside 10.44; Glasgow 11.11; Jerusalem 8.19.

JUDAISM BOOKS

  • Leviticus: the call of love

    The third in Lord Sacks's essays on the weekly Torah portion

  • God’s Call

    God’s Call

    In an extract from his new book, Lord Sacks explains why Leviticus is far more than a manual of priestly sacrifices - it could be Judaism's key text

Competitions and events

FEATURED COLUMNS


JEWISH WAYS

  • Reciting Akdamut on Shavuot

    On Shavuot in most Ashkenazi communities, before the congregation reads Exodus 19 -20, the story of the giving of the Torah, we recite an Aramaic poem called Akdamut or "Prologues".

THIS WEEK'S SIDRAH