Michelangelo had painted this fresco according to the Kabbalah which teaches that God created man through the Sfirah Chochmah, (i.e.wisdom). That was the reason why he concealed a cross-section of the human brain within his composition. He concealed only the right hemisphere of the brain, as the Kabbalah claims that
Calling Jews from Egypt and heritage enthusiasts
Many of you showed a keen interest in our Egyptian Heritage event on Wednesday 17th January.
The context: In 2017, the Egyptian government addressed many Jewish Heritage issues positively.
While obstacles still remain and sensitivity on the issue still runs
Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch
On Sunday 21st January, we held the UK book launch of Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons by Avital Baruch, in the intimate setting of The Shtiebel in Canfield Gardens. Avital, or Tali to her friends, read both poignant and entertaining
Balfour or Against?
Reviewed by: Samuel Warshaw
The centenary of the Balfour Declaration has stimulated a flurry of articles, radio and television programmes and commemorative events in both Jewish and wider circles, far more than the concurrent quincentenary of the Reformation, demonstrating the perhaps somewhat surprising degree of
The City of David is the site of the most stunning archeological excavations in Israel, with discoveries tracing the history of Jerusalem over the past 4,000 years.
The presentation was led by Zeev Orenstein, Director of International Affairs, Ir David Foundation at the City of David. Zeev will