Rabbi Rebecca Birk

Rebecca Birk is Rabbi of Finchley Progressive Synagogue and Jewish Chaplain at HMP Holloway. She regularly appears on BBC Radio 2\'s Pause for Thought and has led the Borough of Barnet into accepting 50 Syrian refugees under the VPRS.
All Who Go Do Not Return
Shulem Deen’s award-winning book offers a moving and illuminating exploration of the highly secretive world of ultra-Orthodox Judaism, bravely tracing one man’s loss of faith. Married at eighteen and the father of five children, Deen was raised to believe that questions are dangerous. His first transgression – turning on the radio – was minor, but initiated a feverish inquiry into the real world and the tenets of his religious beliefs until, several years later, his faith unravelled a...
In Therapy

Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the publication of Fat is a Feminist Issue, pioneering therapist Susie Orbach presents the extended new edition of the case histories that inspired her recent Radio 4 series In Therapy. She reveals as much about what is going on in the mind of the person behind the couch as she does the emotional dilemmas of the patient.