My sermon for Toldot

This sermon was delivered on the occasion of the final dedication of ‘Seatscape‘ at the LJS – a project to stitch new seat covers for the synagogue chairs, launched as part of the synagogue’s centenary (hence the puns throughout). Last week I threatened to say something interesting this week about Read more…

Shabbat Zachor

A few texts on the theme of Shabbat Zachor Shabbat Zachor is the sabbath preceding the festival of Purim on which the Torah reading often concludes with the following: 17 Remember what Amalek did to you on your journey, after you left Egypt — 18 how, undeterred by fear of Read more…

A Response to David Ward MP

Dear Mr Ward I have been following the reporting of your comments on Holocaust Memorial Day and have refrained from writing. However, I am beginning to think that either you are utterly incapable of understanding the full impact of your comments or so full of pride and thoughtless in your Read more…