The book of Deuteronomy is an epic finale to the Torah. In contains a powerful closing speech from Moses in the form of a poem before he dies and is buried, a recounting of the key parts of the journey that the Israelites have embarked upon and a reiterating of the laws and commandments and what will happen to those who do not follow them.
The opening of Parashat Masei, Numbers 33:1-49, isn’t the most fascinating section of the Torah, looked at as a work of literature. It’s not really a work of literature. It’s more like an OysterCard journey history: “The Israelites went from Jotbah to Abronah, from Abronah to Etzion-geber, from Etzion-geber to Tzin…”
All the staff, faculty and students at the College would like to congratulate our new Chair of the Board of Governors, Jill Todd, on her being awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours
Leo Baeck College is “stronger than ever” reports The Jewish Chronicle in this fantastic article: