December 6, 2016 - Binyamin Netanyahu and his Real Rival
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Before becoming Senior Rabbi of Holy Blossom in 1983, Rabbi Marmur served two congregations in Britain. He retired from his position of Senior Rabbi at Holy Blossom Temple in 2000.
Rabbi Marmur has enjoyed an impressive career outside the synagogue walls, most recently as Interim Executive Director of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, in Jerusalem. He is a Senior Fellow of Massey College, University of Toronto, a Fellow of St. Michael’s College. Between 2007 and 2014 he was an Appointed Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Rabbi Marmur has written six books and edited two. His articles on Jewish theology, Zionism, Israel, marriage and related problems, and Jewish/Christian relations have appeared in Jewish and non-Jewish publications in Britain, Canada and elsewhere.
Here are some “explanations” – in no particular order of improbability - of the fires... Read more »
Gideon Levy is arguably the most radical journalist writing in a mainstream newspaper in Israel. Read more »
By Rabbi Dow Marmur. Though I’ve voted in Israeli elections whenever I’ve been in the country, I’ve never wanted to belong to a political party. But some of the critics of recent speeches by Ehud Barak and Moshe Ya’alon have helped to find one I might like: they call it the Party of the Frustrated.... Read more »
By Rabbi Dow Marmur. An old joke has it that when a rabbi who knew both countries was asked to describe the difference between Israel and America, he said: “In Israel they give me advice and ask me for money; in America they give me money and ask for advice.” It was an apt metaphor... Read more »