Monthly Archives: January 2016


Earlier this week Zvi Ammar, the main Jewish leader in the French city of Marseille urged men to stop wearing the skullcap, “to avoid being identified as Jewish”. He said the “exceptional measure” was needed to protect Jewish lives. The advice was given in direct response to a violent anti-Semitic attack this Monday on Benjamin Amsalem, […]

Parashat Beshalach

Chapter 14 verse 1: Hashem spoke to Moshe, saying, Speak to the children of Israel and let them turn back and camp before Pi- Hahiroth, Between Migdol and the sea, before Baal- zephon; you shall encamp opposite it, by the sea. So here Hashem asks the Hebrews to turn back towards Egypt. How so? Hashem […]