Monthly Archive: December 2016

Vayeshev – Seeing the Bright Side

Joseph’s brothers were hostile toward him, feeling resentful of their father’s favoring of Joseph. The Midrash describes in detail how Joseph’s actions were interpreted by his brothers as condescension, which certainly didn’t help to...

Vayetze – Counting Sheep

A central theme of Vayetze’s Torah portion is dreams. After setting out from the family household in Be’er Sheva Jacob lay down for a rest. He then dreamed of a stairway to heaven, with...

Summer holiday hours 2016/2017

Our office and the Kosher Co-op will be closed for a bit over the summer holidays. See below for details. From everyone at the Centre we wish you a good break!

Toldot – Isaac’s Invisibility

Abraham is known in our tradition as the one who embodied kindness, serving God through his activism and relationship with people. Isaac had a different quality, focusing more on discipline and reverence of God....