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Believing in change: Rabbi Aryeh Sampson
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Psychotherapy's rabbinic precursor

The founder of the Mussar movement Rabbi Israel Salanter had a keen interest in psychology

Simon Rocker

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Psychotherapy's rabbinic precursor
  • An Omer board in a rectangular glass fronted frame, written and illustrated by R. Aaron Levy (c1795-1876), who served as scribe and dayan (religious judge) at the London Rabbinical Court for 45 years.
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    What is the Counting of the Omer?

    The Omer is like a countdown from national liberation at Pesach to the defining religious moment of Jewish peoplehood, the revelation at Sinai.

    Simon Rocker

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    What is the Counting of the Omer?
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    Video: How to sing the Mah Nishtanah

    One of the highlights of every Seder is the asking of the Mah Nishtanah or Four Questions. Robert, aged 11, shows you how it's done.

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    Friday, April 7, 2017

    Video: How to sing the Mah Nishtanah
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    Our Charedi Seder

    The table is resplendent in white and silver. The matzot – our own version of the marmite phenomenon, inspiring either love or hate – look extra crunchy

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    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Our Charedi Seder
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    What is Pesach?

    Simon Rocker tells you everything you need to know about one of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar

    Simon Rocker

    Monday, April 3, 2017

    What is Pesach?
  • Some believed the native American Indians were descendants of the Lost Tribes of Israel (Getty Images)
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    How Hebrew captured America

    In an extract from his new book The Story of Hebrew, Lewis Glinert explains the importance of the language to the American colonists

    Lewis Glinert

    Monday, March 27, 2017

    How Hebrew captured America
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    What is Purim?

    Simon Rocker explains everything you need to know about the festival of lots

    Simon Rocker

    Tuesday, March 7, 2017

    What is Purim?
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    How to put on your Tefillin

    Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community explains exactly how to put on Tefillin.

    JC Reporter

    Thursday, February 23, 2017

    How to put on your Tefillin
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    What is Tu Bishvat?

    Tu Bishvat, sometimes transliterated as Tu B'Shevat, traditionally marks the date on which farmers began calculating the tithing of their fruit crop for the coming year.

    Simon Rocker

    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    What is Tu Bishvat?