Anim zemirot - What is this beautiful allegorical prayer with its Taltelei shechorot - jet black ringlets - all about? How old is it? Why are child soloists encouraged to sing it? Come and find out and share your ideas. This session welcomes adults and youngsters age 7 plus, especially those who sing Anim zemirot for their congregation.
We live in an age of company fines reaching $1bn, more countries introducing their own anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws and enormous state whistle-blowing rewards. What helpful perspectives does Judaism have to offer our corporations, their employees and the public?
"Exodus," "Forever Young" and "Highway 61" present three different models of how Jewish texts and ideas are used in popular music and three different models for how being Jewish becomes part of our own lives.
Rabbi David Cohen (1887-1972) became a Nazir shortly before meeting and becoming Rav Kook’s primary student and spiritual companion in 1915. Together they created “The Central Universal Yeshiva” in Jerusalem. His magnum opus - The Call Of Prophecy (1970) - is a masterpiece of Torah literature for our time and future. We will read highlights from it.8EF725CC-15B8-4F75-8DBE-1E361809478A.jpeg 0011D669-31D6-462A-978A-C3428FC424ED.jpeg D2B45961-1568-4854-8C8F-D96B4895E825.jpeg 67B97FBB-063D-479A-960E-9CCA074955CB.jpeg 8FE9DBE0-9D68-4022-BA2D-431B68DE1122.jpeg FB440927-5FC6-48B1-823F-A211F0DCAA54.jpeg DD29BAEC-266C-4FAE-A282-193C065C8CF1.jpeg F8CFD32F-3083-4287-9534-C9AFE937D175.jpeg 91784D21-D7E6-4DB0-897B-4C803BC68B33.jpeg 4E56B808-294B-4F11-81E7-D6E91AB6B732.jpeg B7E208C0-D2AA-48F7-AF77-42557E0ECFD1.jpeg 3B063B46-3A24-48EC-8824-CBF207A4A023.jpeg 02F241DA-43ED-402B-A9CD-3C7414574636.jpeg A95790BE-4C9A-4048-AD19-D37E206040ED.jpeg 0BB4F0C7-2268-4E76-AC9A-D762C27AD9BD.jpeg 65D93ACF-57C8-4C8D-BD6F-0FC82C0787C7.jpeg 93BFF2B1-76B2-4A7C-A460-D7B97B7A9232.jpeg 0F4B5FF0-D672-42BD-9AE1-D047031AE671.jpeg A40D8349-48C7-4F42-897B-C52D0C120AD7.jpeg C413363C-788E-434C-82CF-BFE103DEA6D6.jpeg C23B1F07-D447-4602-BC64-CDCB0E66EE8B.jpeg 355F2848-88A7-4061-8DB7-018F3935424F.jpeg B6E16842-B512-4E7D-BCA0-A426BD285E9E.jpeg A63D4B76-CB54-4268-A9E5-6E769FBE9EA0.jpeg 217E7F3E-1454-492D-9996-579C1A287E3F.jpeg 58D61115-2E62-4EB4-A0B7-B4CD59CDD60A.jpeg EC9E3698-FE4F-4E9D-8EB4-AF7BFA96F5E3.jpeg 8989EDC7-4D92-4934-8251-4712BFF360F6.jpeg D720C779-A0EE-4E84-92A9-B64B2D1EE7B2.jpeg 688F0790-4AF2-491C-A865-822262C07078.jpeg HA'RAV HA'NAZIR TZ'L.jpg harav hanazir -elder.jpg
What would the original Zionist leaders have to say about Israel today? Join me in a reading of classical Zionist texts which will challenge us to think about Israel as a fulfilment or disappointment (or both) of the initial Zionist visions, and discuss our own complex relationships with Israel and Zionism.Limmud Session 3 .pdf
Hebrew is your heritage, a connection to Jews across time and space. But adult foreign language learning is hard. In this lively and practical session, David Benkof (who has studied French, Hebrew, German, Italian, and Russian) will give tips for mastering vocabulary and comprehension. Most examples relate to Hebrew, but will apply to any language.
Is the growing trend of detaining anti-occupation activists at the Israeli border a legitimate security measure or part of a growing attack on free speech? Looking at the history of freedom of expression in Israel, the expanding body of restrictive legislation & recent events at the border, we’ll ask if speech in Israel in 2018 is really free.
Scepticism is often thought of as a negative attitude, but can it in fact be positive, even ethical? We will examine Emmanuel Levinas's argument about the role of scepticism in the work of justice, namely, that it is required in order for justice to remain just. Seen this way, can scepticism be viewed as the very enactment of ethical life?
Repair of the world is easier said than done. If you’re a bit geeky, or work at a charity and wonder whether your IT should be doing more, then come along to this session to hear about how vision combined with technology can improve lives. With examples from The Together Plan and The Bike Project, and an opportunity to discuss challenges.