Category: Articles

IT’S NOT ABOUT HIM, IT’S ABOUT YOU

There is an old rabbinic refrain, based on a Talmudic discussion in tractate Kiddushin: כָּל... Read More

TEMPLE MOUNT AND THE WORLD’S OLDEST HATRED

Some years ago, while browsing in a dusty second-hand bookstore in London, I came across... Read More

THE BATTLE FOR KAPPAROT AND JEWISH TRADITION

Over the past few months, animal rights activists in the United States have focused their... Read More

THE POWER OF COLLECTIVE ASPIRATION

Earlier this week, I read an op-ed written by a former UK prison warden, who gave his thoughts on... Read More

GETTING TOGETHER EVERY SEVEN YEARS

Rabbi Dunner focuses on the mitzva of Hakhel. Every seven years, after the Shemitta (Sabbatical... Read More

IT’S NOT THAT COMPLICATED

We all like to feel that we live very sophisticated lives in an increasingly sophisticated... Read More

THOUGHTS FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS

Why do we need to have both Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur? Surely one of them... Read More

THE VEXED ISSUE OF WHO IS A JEW

Since its founding in 1948, one of Israel’s most contentious problems has been trying to... Read More