Children from Calais

My thought for the week for West London Synagogue written from a sukkah of annual leave! As we begin the cycle of Torah reading again with Simchat Torah, I am reminded once again of what I consider to be the stunning messages of the story of creation about humanity. Let Read more…

Refugees, children and a time to act

Sitting in the drawer of our sideboard are some German silver teaspoons that my grandmother’s family smuggled out of Germany when they left with just a suitcase each. Yes, my family were middle-class, they had silver teaspoons – you know what, being middle class probably saved their life. Think about that next time you Read more…