Psychotherapy's rabbinic precursor
The founder of the Mussar movement Rabbi Israel Salanter had a keen interest in psychology
Moses the great leader knew his failings
Friday, April 14, 2017
What happens in the Song of Songs?
Rabbi Dr Deborah Kahn-Harris
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Prayers you can say when times get tough
Why doctors can heal on Shabbat
A new attempt to solve the who-is-a-Jew crisis
How should non-Jewish prophets be viewed?
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.
Monday, April 10, 2017
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.
Friday, April 7, 2017
What is on the Seder plate?
Daniel Sugarman explains the origins of the shank bone, charoset and more.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
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
What is Pesach?
Simon Rocker tells you everything you need to know about one of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar
Monday, April 3, 2017
Why Orthodox synagogues should welcome gay couples
A halachic approach to the inclusion of same-sex couples in Orthodox communities
Rabbi Dr Zev Farber
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
Monday, March 27, 2017
A quiet Shabbat morning revolution in the suburbs
Friday, March 17, 2017
Clowns have a part to play - and not just for Purim
In an Israeli hospital, medical clowns are trying to cheer wounded Syrian children
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester
Friday, March 10, 2017
What is Purim?
Simon Rocker explains everything you need to know about the festival of lots
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Why men cover their heads
Monday, March 6, 2017
Interview: Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner
Thursday, March 2, 2017
How to put on your Tefillin
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community explains exactly how to put on Tefillin.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The heroes of the Bible knew what it was like to be refugees
Lessons from the distant past are still all too pertinent today
Friday, February 17, 2017
Why mystics linked Tu Bishvat with a bucket
Rabbi David Lister
Friday, February 10, 2017
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.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
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