Shavuot reflection

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Unlike the other major Jewish festivals, Shavuot lacks a unique obligation mandated by the Torah with strong symbolic resonance. On Sukkot Jewish people dwell in the temporary, wooden ‘Sukkot’ booths and shake the lulav and etrog (the four species of date-palm, willow, myrtle and citron fruit); on Pesach Jewish people are required to forgo eating… Read more »

Christian Jewish Leadership Study Tour Reflection – Phil Rosenberg

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Build hope and bridge gaps: How UK Christians and Jews can contribute to Middle East peace together Reflections on a visit to Israel/Palestinian with the Council of Christians and Jews By Phil Rosenberg In recent years, the pattern of UK Christian and Jewish engagement on the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has tended to make… Read more »