One Generation Encounters the Next

This morning I read the following extract from an essay by Martin Buber entitled, ‘Teaching and Deed’ (an essay in which Buber is fairly clear that deeds must have the underpinning of learning): In Jewry, the way which leads to that promised time, the way of man’s contribution to ultimate fulfilment, Read more…

Girls, Boys and Toys – Happy Chanukkah

A recent surge of interest in a new toy targeted at encouraging girls to discover engineering has made me realise that, this Chanukkah, I may have grown up but the toy manufacturers, retailers and advertising executives have not. I never imagined that in the year 2013, my daughters would effectively be treated as idiots only happy playing with pink, fluffy and Read more…