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Making Seder in 8 Easy Steps

Many people will be making Pesach for the first time this year due to the Coronavirus isolation protocols. This short video explains how to prepare and run your Pesach Seder in 8 easy steps.

Rabbi Alan Kimche

Daf Yomi Siyum, January 2020

Rabbi Kimche was invited to speak at the English-language Daf Yomi Siyum organised by Kollel Iyun Hadaf at Binyanei HaUma in Jerusalem on January 1, 2020. Click here to hear his inspiring speech. (17 minutes)

Great Jewish Thinkers

Since September 4, Rabbi Kimche has been giving a weekly shiur at the OU Israel Center in Jerusalem on “Great Jewish Thinkers”. You can find videos of these shiurim here:

Dishwashers on Shabbat

Switching on a dishwashers on Shabbat involves the issur melacha of both ‘havarah’ -creating a fire, and ‘bishul’ – cooking the water. The first question which raises interesting issues is the use of a time switch which is set before Shabbat that will operate it on Shabbat. what are the halachic issues involved in this? Firstly there is …

Parshat Matos (2019)

This Shiur was delivered at the OU Israel Center in July 2019. Click on the link to watch the Video and download the Source Sheet and the Audio File.

Is a Two State Solution an Acceptable One?

DEBATE – 26 March 2017 Proposed by: Ambassador David Kornbluth, former Israel Negotiator with the Arab States and Ambassador of Israel to UNESCO; Defended by: Rabbi Alan Kimche. Moderating the Debate… Moderator: Tim Marshall Former Diplomatic Editor and Foriegn Correspondent of Sky News