Happy Jewish New Year!Shana Tova! בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְהוָה אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם בּוֹרֵא פְּרִי הָעֵץ Blessed are You, L-rd our G‑d, King of the universe, who creates the fruit of the tree. יְהִי רָצוֹן שֶׁתְּחַדֵּשׁ עָלֵנוּ שָׁנָה טוֹבָה וּמְתוּקָה May it be Your will to renew for us a good and sweet year.
The World Stands On Three Things
Simeon the Just was of the survivors of the Great Synagogue. He used to say: - Upon three things the world standeth; upon Torah, upon Worship and upon the showing of kindness. Torah signifies divine revelation; either the fact of communion between God and man, or the wisdom so imparted. Though to Israel alone the…Read more The World Stands On Three Things
Who Asks: R u a Jew?
Received a message in the inbox of my Facebook page on Friday which asked, "R u a Jew?". Seriously, who asks that? Anyone who knows me or has been monitoring my activities, would know of my faith, my work and have some idea about what I believe, but that is by the by. I must…Read more Who Asks: R u a Jew?
Jewish Muslim Friendship on Facebook
Holocaust Memorial Day 2009
“To The Onlookers” by William Hayen When our backs are turned, when someone stares at us, we feel them. You who watched the killing, and did nothing, still feel the eyes of those dead on your bodies. How many see you as you pick a violet? How many oak branches twist into hands begging for…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day 2009
Holocaust Memorial Day
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Trudy Bowen, will be attending a multi-faith service at the Cenotaph in the citys St Peter's Gardens. The service will take place at 10.15am on Sunday, 27 January, and will be attended by representatives from the different faith communities in Wolverhampton, as well as city…Read more Holocaust Memorial Day