Shared Hope and the Dispossessed

הַשְׁכִּיבֵֽנוּ יהוה אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ לְשָׁלוֹם וְהַעֲמִידֵֽנוּ מַלְכֵּֽנוּ לְחַיִּים וּפְרוֹשׂ עָלֵֽינוּ סֻכַּת שְׁלוֹמֶֽךָ Source of our life and our Sovereign, cause us to lie down in peace, and rise again to enjoy life. Spread over us the covering of Your peace.(Evening service liturgy) I’m about the same age as Mira Awad and Read more…

A Rabbinate Only In Time Of War

A rabbinate only in time of war – I’m thinking deeply about the debate in Parliament today regarding bombing in Syria. We all have our memories of 9/11. Mine is of entering the student common room at the Leo Baeck College amidst the first week of studies for the rabbinate. Read more…