Weekly Portion: Parshat Chukat, Numbers 19:1-22:1


Weekly Portion: Parshat Chukat, Numbers 19:1-22:1

Another week of action, adventure and mystery as the Jewish people wander the desert in their 38th year. First, the laws of the red heifer (Parah Adumah) which was burnt with cedar wood, hyssop and scarlet thread. The …

Weekly Portion: Korach, Numbers 16:1 – 18:32


Weekly Portion: Korach, Numbers 16:1 – 18:32

There are two rebellions this week. First, Korach, a Levite, was passed over for the leadership of his tribe and then challenges Moshe over the position of High Priest. No good rebellion can be “sold” as a means for personal …

Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting


Daniel Day-Lewis retires from acting

Academy Award-winning performer steps away from the profession following a glittering 46-year career.

Academy Award-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has retired from acting, his representative has said.

News of the British Jewish star’s “private decision” was shared on Tuesday, weeks after …

Chief Rabbi hosts interfaith fast-breaking


Chief Rabbi hosts interfaith fast-breaking

Ephraim and Valerie Mirvis bring people of different religions into their home to break the daily Muslim Ramadan fast.

Chief Rabbi Mirvis hosted guests of all faiths at his home this week to “strengthen the bonds of warmth and friendship” …

Be’erSheva draw Hungarians in Champions League qualifier


Be’erSheva draw Hungarians in Champions League qualifier

Israeli champions to face Budapest Honvéd in second qualifying round.

Hapoel Be’erSheva’s quest to reach this season’s Champions League will begin with a two-legged tie against Hungarian champions Budapest Honvéd.

The side will need to navigate their way past three …


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