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Alison Kaplan Summer – Thinkers Thinking

Alison is a journalist at Haaretz

Shalom | Covid 19 Update

Dear Shalom Community, Shalom would like to give you an update on how we’re responding to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. We want to assure you that we're taking all necessary precautions in accordance with

Ditch the plastic! DIY beeswax wraps

ABOUT BEESWAX Beeswax has been found in the tombs of Egypt, in wrecked Viking ships, and in Roman ruins. Beeswax has been used since prehistory: 🐝 As the first plastic, 🐝 Lubricant and waterproofing agent,

Let’s celebrate the TV women who raised me!

Television was the one constant in my childhood. Is that sad? It doesn’t have to be! I’ve listed the amazing women that I grew up with – join me now, on a journey through Robyn’s

Never Forget

Written by Shalom's Rimma Dinkin who is currently in Vienna attending Limmud FSU. As a group of around 70 participants, led by Chaim Chesler, we attended a special service and tour of Mauthaussen. This year

27 Hours (at Limmud FSU)

I’ve just met my hotel neighbour by the lifts. He took a chance and addressed me in Russian, which is a safe bet as over 600 Russian speaking Jews have congregated in Vienna for the

Limmud bound

There are many firsts for me on this trip. First time flying Emirates and stopping in Dubai.  I was lucky enough to have 3 empty seats to myself on the long-haul flight so actually managed

Hunters

I’m halfway through Hunters and I’m still not sure how I feel about the show. Set in the late 1970s, it follows a team of no-nonsense nazi hunters who begin to unravel a network of

Jewish Podcast Club – The Recap!

Our first Jewish Podcast Club Meet Up took place on a balmy summer evening under fairy lights in the Shalom courtyard. We got to know each other, talked about our favourite bits of the episodes we'd

What to Watch: Oscars Edition

What to Watch: Oscars Edition This is an opinion piece written by our guest writer, Shoshana Gottlieb. What did you watch? What did you skip? Comment below! Don’t know what to watch before the Oscars?