Monthly Archives: May 2015

JEWISH POLITICAL THOUGHT – FROM THE BIBLE TO THE 21ST CENTURY

The Pardes Institute have happily given me the opportunity to teach the course I have always wanted to – that marries my interest in political thought and all things Jewish. It is part of an amazing summer programme that Pardes … Continue reading

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What is Torah study?

My piece in this week’s Jewish Chronicle for Shavuot. I was not informed of the title they chose 🙂 ♣ At university one of the keenest attendees at our Jewish Society’s educational offerings was a practising Christian who would attend everything … Continue reading

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Four classes at LSJS – coming up!

For the next four weeks from Monday 18th May, I will be teaching the wonderful Women’s Bet Midrash of London School of Jewish Studies – to my mind the top Tanakh group in the UK. Rut, Bamidbar, and Aggadot Chazal. … Continue reading

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Who Was Herzl?

Theodor Herzl would have been 165 this week and this coincides with my first trip to Basel – of Zionist Congress fame – so I wanted to share this wonderful piece. For any local readers I also repost here a piece … Continue reading

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