Another case of limitation of treatment

Seven  years after my post in Stockholm on the question on who has the right to decide on life or death, Charlie Gard’s case has made the headlines, at least here in Great Britain. Charlie suffers from  mitochondrial depletion syndrome which affects the cells’ ability to generate energy. Specialists at the hospital say he has…

A thought on the controversy of how to go to the beach

I was very surprised by the statement a mayor in France made in that topless women is more French than the muslim burkini attire. I just came back from my holidays and it is exactly this that I saw. I could not understand how muslim men and women go to beaches were others sunbath topless? And…

From Vienna to Straßburg

Two wonderful musical offerings this week, beginning with  Matthias Bartolomey and Klemens Bitmann  on Monday at the Austrian Embassy in London, celebrating 150 years Austrian Embassy at Belgrave Square a concert with a personal invitation from the Ambassador together with many personalities from all the spectrum of  diplomacy in the UK and focused on their new…

A wedding in Alicante

A weekend in Spain. The daughter and son of very active members of our shul, getting married and Rabbi Altshuler and myself officiating between so many known faces of our extended family of Belsize Square Synagogue. The Hotel could not have been a better choice. The wonderful setting of the chupa and party, the hospitality…

Westminster Abbey Marks Auschwitz 70th Anniversary

A Service of Solemn Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz was held at Westminster Abbey on Sunday 1st February 2015. The Service was conducted by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, who said in his Bidding: ‘We gather in this holy place of faith at the heart…

The question of the Palestine debate

Delivered to the UN General Assembly at around 4:00 PM, Nov 24, 2014 by Ambassador Ron Prosor Mr. President, I stand before the world as a proud representative of the State of Israel and the Jewish people. I stand tall before you knowing that truth and morality are on my side. And yet, I stand…

The God particle

the God particle alreay is described in the Zohar and by the Jwewish sage Nachmanides

Tikkun olam: תיקון עולם‎

One of the projects I had while starting this blog was to come closer for what we call in Judaism, Tikkun Olam, the REPARATION OF THE WORLD  which is the purpose of our life in the little planet we live in and have to take care of. With this said, we pray that  the  Climate Summit held in Copenhagen that starts…