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Moshe Maltz returns to his hometown in Poland for a making of a documentary about the woman who hid him and other Jews in the war (photo; Richie Sherman)
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The courage of Holocaust saviours

According to our tradition, we should not stand by when a neighbour's life is threatened. But would we live up to it?

Rabbi Gideon Sylvester

Sunday, January 21, 2018

The courage of Holocaust saviours
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    The human rights rabbi taking on Trump

    Rabbi Jill Jacobs, director of T'ruah - the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights - will be making the last of her Limmud appearances tomorrow in a panel discussion on the exclusion and inclusion of women in Jewish life

    Simon Rocker

    Wednesday, December 27, 2017

    The human rights rabbi taking on Trump
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    Eight tales of Chanukah

    How many candles do you need? Where do dreidels come from? Why do we use so much olive oil? All the answers are here....

    JC Reporter

    Thursday, December 7, 2017

    Eight tales of Chanukah
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    The mystery of the Radlett amulet

    A synagogue president seeks help in decoding a Hebrew charm that was deposited in his synagogue

    Barry Hyman

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    The mystery of the Radlett amulet
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    How to prevent sexual harassment

    Every single incident of sexual harassment within the Jewish community is one too many, says Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum

    Yoni Birnbaum

    Thursday, November 9, 2017

    How to prevent sexual harassment
  • Martin Luther nails his 95 theses to the door of a church in Wittenberg in 1517
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    Luther's debt to the Jews

    The role of Hebrew should not be overlooked in the commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

    Dr Harry Freedman

    Monday, October 30, 2017

    Luther's debt to the Jews
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    The joy of Simchat Torah

    Samuel Pepys was left aghast after experiencing a Simchat Torah service in 1663 - but the holiday exemplifies the joy within Judaism.

    Daniel Sugarman

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    The joy of Simchat Torah
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    What is Simchat Torah?

    Simon Rocker explains the meaning and customs behind one of the liveliest festivals in the Jewish calendar

    Simon Rocker

    Monday, October 9, 2017

    What is Simchat Torah?
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    Succot and mental health

    We can make a link between World Mental Health Day, which falls during Succot next week, and a festival which represents what is good for our wellbeing

    Rabbi Gideon Sylvester

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017

    Succot and mental health