Category: Articles

THE BEAUTY OF SHABBAT (Part 2)

THE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF SHABBAT LAWS (I) The Laws of Shabbat are many and... Read More

HAVING FAITH IN THE SYSTEM

I don’t know about you, but over the past couple of days I have been... Read More

THE PROBLEM WITH THE TOWER OF BABEL

What’s the deal with the strange story of the ‘Tower of Babel’? The version we... Read More

AVRAHAM AVINU, THE MAN WHO NEEDS NO INTRODUCTION

The beginning of the Torah portion of Lech Lecha abruptly introduces us to Avraham Avinu... Read More

THE BEAUTY OF SHABBAT (PART 1)

AN INTRODUCTION TO SHABBAT Shabbat is undoubtedly the most prominent feature of Judaism, the central... Read More

JEREMY BENTHAM WOULD BE HORRIFIED

University College London (UCL) was founded in 1826 by a remarkable man named Jeremy Bentham,... Read More

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COEXISTENCE AND HARMONY

Over the past few months there have been curious developments in the relationship between Saudi... Read More

UNDERSTANDING THE TORAH’S STORIES

One of the most puzzling aspects of the Torah is the inclusion of material that... Read More