Monthly Archives: October 2013

Food for thought- Where is God in our lives?

In this week’s Torah portion, which will be read in synagogues around the world tomorrow, we read about God’s promise to Abraham, that he will have a son from his wife Sarah, after many years of infertility and despite them both being over the age of 90. Nevertheless, Sarah becomes pregnant and Isaac is born. […]

Rabbi Ovadia Yossef, 1920-2013- the End of an Era

850,000 people, more than 10% of Israel’s population and almost 15% of Jews in Israel, attended the funeral of Rabbi Ovadia Yossef on Monday night (October 7th), making it the largest funeral in Israel’s history. Rabbi Ovadia will be remembered in the Jewish religious world for his immense contribution to Jewish-religious law. He will be […]