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Naftali Brawer

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Naftali Brawer was born in Boston and grew up in Montreal.   He has a PhD in Jewish studies and history and is currently the senior Rabbi at the Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue in North London. He writes a regular column in the Jewish Chronicle and is responsible for a number of interfaith activities on behalf of the Chief Rabbinate of Great Britain. He is the author of a guide to Judaism.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2009

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Three times a day for eleven months, the bereaved say the Kaddish, glorifying God and celebrating life, never once alluding to death. Leon Charney and Naftali Brawer discussed what this essential prayer tells us about life and death in Judaism.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.