The Book of Samuel is one of the masterpieces of world literature. While the overall story can be read and appreciated in translation, the full richness and subtleties of the narrative deserve spending time with the Hebrew text.
Marriages between humans and demons are not unheard of in Jewish tradition. From Queen Sheba in Midrash to the Ashkenazi medieval Mayse vom Worms, to the modern-day British Neil Gaiman’s Lucifer. Jews have always asked themselves if indeed they married the devil’s spawn, or is it all just in their heads?
Leo Baeck College presents the Ceremony of Ordination (Semicha) 2020. We are so excited to share with you this brief video encapsulating the highlights of our socially distanced ordination service that took place on Wednesday, 29 July 2020 at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue in London.