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Who is wise? One who learns from all people
בֶּן זוֹמָא אוֹמֵר, אֵיזֶהוּ חָכָם, הַלּוֹמֵד מִכָּל אָדָם

(Ethics of the Fathers, Pirkei Avot 4:1)

Each week, one of our members shares some thoughts related to the sedra – to read them, click on the links below.

If you would like to share your thoughts on the weekly sedra, please contact Carolyn in the shul office on 020 8868 7204.

Yitro 5783

There was an eighties American sitcom called ‘The Golden Girls’. One of the characters, Sophia Petrillo, an elderly Italian grandmother,…

Bo 5783

In Sedra Bo, we see the unfolding of the last three plagues, the laws of Pesach and the departure from…

Vayeshev 5783

The Gemara suggests that a prophet’s purpose was to drive his listeners to repentance and therefore a better life. It…

Vayishlach 5783

This week’s sedra, Vayishlach, would make an exciting film. It has everything: from death, violence, abduction and revenge, to the…

Vayetze 5783

Earlier this week I attended a concert performed by ‘Zeppelin Symphonic’ at the Palladium, a combined orchestra and band playing…

Toldot 5783

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Or a combination of both? Our forefathers, Abraham and Isaac, illustrate these two…

Vayera 5783

The Sedra begins with a strange sequence of events. We encounter Avraham on the third day after his circumcision, sitting…
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