November 29, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Toldot

Jeremy Corbyn and the Eternal Nation Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK What a week! The Chief Rabbi became front page news for almost 48 […]
November 22, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Chayei Sarah

What’s in a Name?   Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK   What is this week’s Sedra?   Not a difficult question but the answer […]
November 15, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Vayera

Understanding Jewish History This morning I woke up to a letter in the Guardian. (link) https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/nov/14/concerns-about-antisemitism-mean-we-cannot-vote-labour Over two dozen British public figures, including authors, historians and […]
November 1, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Noach

Fighting on Two Fronts Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK This week it all goes horribly wrong. This is not a prediction on the voting […]
October 25, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Bereishit

Making Time Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK It struck me this year like never before. I was holding the tallit over the bimah as […]
October 18, 2019

Machshavot | Chol Hamoed Sukkot 5780

A Time For Brexit Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK So it is time for the Super Shabbat! For the first time in almost 40 […]
October 11, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Haazinu

The Symphony of the Jewish year Many years ago, I was running a Tishrei quiz for Tribe in one of our Jewish primary schools. I asked […]
October 2, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Nitzavim

Discussing the Past, Present and Future Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK   It was the strangest feeling.   Sitting at a table with Rabbi […]
September 24, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Ki Tavo

Getting Perspective Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK Israel went to the polls….again. And it was déjà vu – deadlock again. There are plenty of […]
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