Draw Your Movement

By Harry Salter, Rosh Nivchar Turn the clock back eight years and little Harry Salter was sitting in an art class in Hasmonean. As art isn’t my forte, I decided that I need to get out of the class. I called the teacher over and told her my thoughts: “Art should be optional.” As youContinue reading “Draw Your Movement”

Camp Maketh the Man: Leadership Lessons from Winnipeg to Wales

Jason Marantz, Chief Executive of the London School of Jewish Studies  Growing up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, I obviously wasn’t part of BAUK – but after a decade of marriage to proud BAnik Gillian Marks, and having heard so many BA stories over the years that I sometimes forget I wasn’t actually there myself, I think I shouldContinue reading “Camp Maketh the Man: Leadership Lessons from Winnipeg to Wales”

On the Streets of Jerusalem

Jojo Weiner A few days ago in my comings and goings I found myself in the heart of the Hareidi neighbourhood of Me’ah She’arim. I’d done some shopping there and was on my way back to the army: trundling along the crowded pavement, bags flailing about, full IDF garb with all my pins and stripesContinue reading “On the Streets of Jerusalem”

Torani in Retrospect

Rebecca Posner Now that Torani is over, it’s as if the backbone to my year in Midreshet HaRova has dissolved. BA was always the extra place I could turn to, even if just to be reassured that there’s another place to help me get the most out of my Shabbatot and chofesh.