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 […]
September 16, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Ki Teitzei

The Walking Kiddush Hashem Rabbi Andrew Shaw Chief Executive, Mizrachi UK     It was a regular morning – with the regular challenge.   Taking my […]
September 6, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Shoftim

A Different Perspective   Has there ever been a week like it in British Politics!   The main talking points of the week of course, were […]
August 30, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Re’eh

Changing Circumstances – Inspired by Ben Stokes!   Currently I am in South Africa with Mizrachi.   The set up they have here is wonderful.   […]
August 23, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Ekev

Time after Time   Someone said something this week that made me think.   ‘Rosh Hashana is late this year.’   This year Rosh Hashanah does […]
August 16, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Va’Etchanan

Now That’s What I Call…   (I wrote part of this piece a year ago – but I feel it is eternally relevant.)   I saw […]
August 12, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Devarim

From Archbishops to Geula   It was a strange call to receive.   My friend and colleague, Rabbi Nicky Liss had a strange invitation for me. […]
August 2, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Matot-Masei

Reunited for a Single Purpose I was at the Jerusalem Mall today.   While there I noticed the subtle differences between it and the malls in […]
July 26, 2019

Machshavot | Parashat Pinchas

True Strength and Courage   I am writing this on my phone while behind me children play. In a place of much joy and yet sadness. […]