William Mark Szekely (z“l) 1954 – 2015

William Mark Szekely (z“l) 1954 – 2015

William Mark Szekely (z“l) 1954 – 2015 From the eulogy by Rabbi Jeffrey Kamins at William’s funeral on 30.12.15 This week we begin the book of Shemot, the story of the Exodus that is the beginning of our people’s memory, one seared in the cauldron of slavery. That...
UK Muslim leader calls for teaching of Judaism

UK Muslim leader calls for teaching of Judaism

Head of British Muslim faith schools calls for teaching of Judaism – The Times of Israel/JTA 28.12.15 Move follows UK chief rabbi’s urging of Islam education, and a new requirement that schools teach a second religion Read report here (with link to original JewishNews...
Rivlin man of the year

Rivlin man of the year

Ruvi Rivlin is my man of the year – Dana Weiss – The Times of Israel 27.12.15 Read op-ed here And see: President Rivlin – the ‘new Israeli order’ June 11, 2015 Israel’s patriotism police December 19, 2015...
Women won’t be allowed to read Torah at Western Wall

Women won’t be allowed to read Torah at Western Wall

Netanyahu agrees with haredim not to allow Women of the Wall to read Torah at Western Wall – The Jerusalem Post 29.12.15 “Apparently when Netanyahu spoke of ‘all’ Jews in November 2015, he forgot that women make up half of all Jews,” Women of the Wall said. WOW seeks...