Beshalach. The Sound of Music
Which is your favourite tune that is sung in prayer? Can you think of a moment when a tune evoked particularly powerful emotions?
Vayakhel-Pikudei. Together and Apart
In our world, we have socialism on the one hand and anarchism on the other. Neither of these align with the spirit of Torah...
Va'etchanan. When God says "No!"
One of the siren calls of our culture is 'having it all'. Behind it lies the idea that we can do, or be, or have everything - if not
Emor. Why Count the Omer?
We are currently in the heart of the period known as the Omer, the 49 day-count that links Pesach and Shavuot, and the source of this...
Chayei Sarah: The Prayer in the Field
A Human Being “pours out his conversation” before God, sharing his life with God, involving God in his interests, his worries and concerns..