Masorti Judaism


Shabbat reflection on the Paris Attacks

There is no language adequate to express our horror over the terror attacks in Paris. Our thoughts are with the bereaved; our prayers are with the wounded, the traumatized and their families, and with all who strive to help them...

Posted on 23 November 2015, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
Eimecha Nasati

Piyut is the name given to the poetic prayers and petitions composed by rabbis, scholars and chazzanim from the time of the Roman Empire until the late Middle Ages. The term is thought to derive from the Greek poy’ein, to make;...

Posted on 10 September 2015, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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