About Aish Education

Aish UK was created in 1993. Our core values focus us with the goal of inspiring and invigorating a renewed sense of passion for, and commitment to, Judaism. Assimilation, intermarriage, and apathy have caused so many young Jews to drop out of the 3000 year journey of the Jewish people.

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  • Smoke & Mirrors

    March 28th 2018

    Smoke & Mirrors

    In many households across the globe, the very mention of the word ‘Passover’ rivals ‘Voldemort’ for the sheer panic it inspires.

  • Bo - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    January 18th 2018

    Bo - Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    I recently enjoyed an exchange on Facebook with a total stranger about what is without question one of the most philosophically complex dilemmas in the entire Torah:

  • #Fakenews - Parashat Vayigash

    December 21st 2017

    #Fakenews - Parashat Vayigash

    In 1274 BCE, Ramses II declared war on Hittite King Muwatalli II and marched with his entire army to the city of Kadesh, now part of modern-day Syria.

  • Vayeitzei - Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

    November 23rd 2017

    Vayeitzei - Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics

    Kim Jong-Un has been in the news quite a bit recently. From twitter exchanges resembling playground scraps with the ‘old dotard’ president of the United States, to testing intercontinental ballistic missiles in international waters

  • Selfish Parenting

    November 17th 2017

    Selfish Parenting

    As a parent, the moment I dreaded most was shopping with my 3 year old daughter while attempting to educate her about the dangers of candy.

  • Toldot - Strength of a Thousand Men

    November 15th 2017

    Toldot - Strength of a Thousand Men

    "Two nations are in your womb, and two regimes will separate from your innards. Each nation shall draw on the other for its strength, but the mighty will serve the younger"

  • Chayei Sara: The Sequel No-one Asked For

    November 8th 2017

    Chayei Sara: The Sequel No-one Asked For

    And so we step into this week’s Torah Portion with the climatic Binding of Isaac still ringing in our ears. Abraham passes the tenth and hardest test of his life, bringing Isaac to the brink of death before staying..

  • Vayeira: Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V

    October 31st 2017

    Vayeira: Ctrl + C, Ctrl + V

    In 2007, the University of South Illinois was at wit’s end with the college’s plagiarism epidemic. Senior lecturers from almost every department reported multiple instances

  • Sitting on the Fence

    October 24th 2017

    Sitting on the Fence

    Supporting Tottenham as a young child taught me a valuable life lesson: there are two types of football fans:

  • Noah’s Sweet Fifteen

    October 17th 2017

    Noah’s Sweet Fifteen

    There’s a real storm of a debate surrounding the whole story of Noah and the flood. Did it really happen?