Monthly Archive: April 2015

Tazria / Metzora – Long Life

The Midrash Rabbah tells a story about a peddler who circulated the towns around Tzippori in the northern Galilee. In peddling his wares he attracted customers by calling out, “Who wishes to purchase the...

Shemini – Holy Cow!

A part of the reading of Shemini deals with the kosher species of animals, fish and birds. Outside of this passage there are just a few areas of kosher – the issue of mixing...

ANZAC 100

The Wellington Jewish community will be marking ANZAC Day and the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings this Shabbat with a couple of specific events at the Centre in addition to public commemorations in Wellington:

Community marks Yom Hashoah

The Wellington Jewish community marked Yom Hashoah at an event held at Temple Sinai last week, this year coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen Belsen by the British 11th Armoured...