Monsters of Absurdity

Here’s the poem I’ve referred to several times, sung by the amazingly talented Rona Kenan: Legacies and visions Moses is now at the tender age of 120 is conscious of his legacy, that’s why he sings his song we heard this morning. His is a life lived in periods of Read more…

Women and Tallit

Today the news broke that again a woman has been detained at the Kotel (The Western Wall in Jerusalem) for donning a tallit. There’s a wider discussion to be had about the role of Women of the Wall and the need to ensure Progressive, Conservative and Secular Israelis do not Read more…

Old Baskets

In a moment of desperation, when trying to fathom out some of the awful Israeli websites to find some wardrobes, we did a ‘google translate’ of the Ikea website. Amusingly, we discovered you could buy ‘Old Baskets’. It just shows the risks of translating websites automatically – Old Baskets is Read more…