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?

Not Your Bubby’s Borscht Belt

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock: Netflix’s biggest shtick is comedy specials. They’re coming in thick, fast and funny, and to be perfectly honest, the sheer range alone can be daunting. Don’t

8 things to do this Hannukah

8 things to do this Hanukkah  With Hanukkah coming up, and a new decade starting shortly after, we’ve rounded up 8 meaningful things you can do on each of the 8 nights of Hanukkah, so

Musings from the wilderness… Part 13

The Finale! I’ve never been a person to keep a diary, I never thought my days were interesting enough to write them down. I usually just hold onto a good story from the day and

Musings from the wilderness… Part 12

The changing of the seasons! When I look at my weather app and see 10 degrees, it’s not so bad. Like, it’s definitely cold and I shouldn’t leave the tent without a jumper but I