Monthly Archives: January 2016


Earlier this week Zvi Ammar, the main Jewish leader in the French city of Marseille urged men to┬ástop 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 […]