Mishna

Book review: Growing through sin?

A journey through what sin and failure have meant in different eras of Jewish history and how they can elevate us.

Reading a torah scroll
Pirkei Avot: More than ‘Who is rich?’ and ‘Who is wise?’

The study of Pirkei Avot is an invitation to life lived purposefully and meaningfully, and with spiritual integrity and intelligence.

By MARTIN COHEN
26/05/2018
Above the fold: Cultural synapse on Jerusalem

The Jewish perspective on Jerusalem has evolved out of necessity.

By MICAH D. HALPERN
20/12/2017
Eucalyptus chef Moshe Basson looks fondly at the Asian water buffalo he cooked for the feast.
A feast of unbiblical exotic curiosities

Makluba is one of the top items on the Eucalyptus menu, with chicken, rice and vegetables served with a ceremony led by the chef at the restaurant.

11/10/2017
Rain in Jerusalem
Praying for the rain: Starting the agricultural year on the right foot

Prayers for rain are among the earliest liturgical texts, and withholding it is regarded in the Bible as a punishment.

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