13th February 2019 • Dr Harry Freedman • How Language Helps Us Make Connections We Might Otherwise Miss The High Priest in the Israelite Tabernacle, and later in the Jerusalem Temple, was told to wear an object, identified as a tzitz, on his ... Continue Reading ➨
Thoughts & Readers Contributions
This new section is introduced to enable the publication of contributions by those closely associated with the running of Friends as well as from our growing readership. We are keen to publish short articles (up to 1,000 words), the best of which will also be emailed to all subscribers. Please send your articles or suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org or you can use the form.
Dr Harry Freedman, who helped start Friends in 2006 and who has subsequently been advising and helping our growth will be a major contributor so it is fitting that we start this project with his contribution dealing with this week's parasha.
1st February 2019 • Dr Harry Freedman • Chapter 18 of the book of Exodus feels a little like an anti-climax. The previous chapters have been high drama: the ten plagues, departure from Egypt, splitting of the Red Sea, the miraculous descent of the ... Continue Reading ➨
I remember vividly the late Rabbi Jacobs once paraphrasing GK Chesterton - "the good thing about being in hot water is that you stay clean". It was certainly in this spirit that "the Quest" - the initiative of The Friends of Louis Jacobs, was begun ... Continue Reading ➨