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Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Bamidbar – Rabbi Marcus

This week we start reading the fourth book of the Torah, Bamidbar. Rabbi Marcus looks at the reason behind why the Torah was given in the desert and…

Rabbi Mirvis- The Chief Rabbi Elect

Rabbi Mirvis, the Chief Rabbi elect, has decided that he will be living in Hendon. We have been approached by the US to provide for him office and…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Behar/Bechukotai – Rabbi Marcus

Rabbi Marcus summarises the contents of this week’s double sidra.  Behar deals with the important relationship we have with Mother Earth and the respect we must show for…

A Lunchtime Special

On Sunday, over 60 guests came to the Central to enjoy the splendours of our Lag B’Omer barbeque. With a wide variety of cooked food ranging from sausages,…

Fallen Arches

An inter-Synagogue bowling event between Marble Arch, St. John’s Wood and ourselves was always going to be a one sided event. However, no one expected the total destruction…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Emor – Rabbi Marcus

Part of this week’s Torah reading is parashat hamoadim, the chapter dealing with the entire cycle of our holy days. Rabbi Marcus briefly touches on the importance of…

Israeli flag Happy 65th Birthday Israel

Happy birthday Israel. We never forget how important you are and how much a part of us you are. I hope you enjoy my versions I recorded.  

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Tazria / Metzora – Rabbi Marcus

We read two sidrot this week – Tazria and Metzora – both of which deal with the themes of holiness and purity.  Rabbi Marcus briefly explains the connection…