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Rosh HaShanah begins a period of time known as the Ten Days of Repentance or the Days of Awe. These are serious days and
SHLOSHET YAMEI HAGBALAH Three days before the festival of Shavuot, in preparation for the chag, the strict rules of the Omer period are relaxed. People
The Hebrew word for synagogue is not beit ha-tefilah, ‘house of prayer’, as might be expected. Rather, it is beit ha-knesset, ‘house of assembly’, proof
“G-d spoke to Moses, telling him to speak to the Israelites and have them make tzitzit on the corners of their garments for all generations.
Until the 2nd century C.E., the Oral Torah was passed down in verbal form alone. In the years following the destruction of the Second Temple
Tamar means ‘date palm’ in Hebrew: the unique, sweet flower of the desert. Tamar was the woman who disguised herself as a prostitute in order
The Tanach תנ”ך is the Hebrew Bible. We are told that the Tanach contains all the variety of life itself. Its books touch on
As the final letter of the Hebrew alphabet, TAV is equal to the number four hundred and is symbolic of perfection. The word TAV means
BJE is currently looking to employ teachers. The positions available are part time and may involve teaching at a number of different schools. Formal teaching
“Bind [these words] as a sign on your hand, and let them be an emblem in the centre of your head.” Devarim (Deuteronomy) 6:8 “You
‘Jerusalem prays while Tel Aviv plays’ is a familiar Israeli adage. Yet Tel Aviv is not just a playground for Bohemian aesthetes. Today, the descendants
The letter TET, as the number nine numerically, represents general goodness. The Hebrew word ‘tov’ (good) begins with the letter TET. The first time TET