Clinging to our Tree of Life

This week, I came across the remarkable story of a family in Boca Raton, Florida that had featured on several news bulletins; Paul and Tammy Clarke’s  family home had caught fire and in a matter of a few hours their house and almost everything they owned went up in smoke. As they stood outside theirContinue reading “Clinging to our Tree of Life”

The Viral Virus

My insights on COVID so far… A couple of weeks ago, travelling on the underground, I stared in disbelief at the spectacle of a couple of Chinese commuters with masks over their faces, in London, I thought? Absurd!? Fast forward a few weeks, and commuters, whether in London, New York or Paris are filled withContinue reading “The Viral Virus”

Shopping and finding the perfect gift

For many in this country it’s an exciting time of year and  I am told only 10 shopping days to go for the non jewish world to prepare themselves and make sure they have done all the shopping Yet many feel tremendous pressure to ensure that they succeed in buying something for everyone in theContinue reading “Shopping and finding the perfect gift”

Freedom of expression as a basic right in society

This week we witnessed the horrendous abuse directed towards Anna Soubry MP during the course of a live TV interview. Shouts of Nazi drowned out her interview and she was subsequently harassed and her path blocked as she attempted to walk into Parliament in full gaze of the Police who chose not to intervene. ThereContinue reading “Freedom of expression as a basic right in society”