Naftali Brawer
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Rabbi Dr Naftali Brawer served as the spiritual leader in congregations in both the United States and the United Kingdom. In his last communal post he served as Senior Rabbi to the Borehamwood & Elstree United Synagogue, one of the largest Orthodox Synagogues in the UK. He is a seasoned broadcaster on BBC Radio, a columnist in both the Jewish and national British press and a published author. He served on the Chief Rabbi’s cabinet and continues to serve on a number of various advisory boards including the international Jewish Human Rights organization; Rene Cassin. Rabbi Brawer has been very involved in interfaith work both in the UK and in internationally. In 2008 The Jewish Chronicle listed Rabbi Brawer amongst the 100 most influential people shaping the Jewish community in Britain. In September 2011 he took up his current position as CEO of Spiritual Capital Foundation; www.spiritual-capital.org a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a new language of higher purpose and deeper meaning in the workplace. Rabbi Brawer is a sought after public speaker and educator.

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The Challenges and Opportunities of Change: A Sukot Meditation

(0) Comments | Posted 23 September 2013 | (17:53)

It was the coldest day of the year. I was in Leeds waiting for the train back to London. Despite several layers of warm clothing I was shivering uncontrollably. A friend who I was travelling with stood next to me wearing nothing but an open-neck shirt, a pair of jeans...

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Light Darkness and Shadow: Art and the Meaning of Life

(0) Comments | Posted 11 December 2012 | (10:39)

I recently saw a fascinating exhibit at Blain Southern by the East London artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster entitled Nihilistic Optimistic. The artwork consists of piles of junk ingeniously constructed and placed in front of beams of light so as to project realistic self-portrait shadows of the artists against...

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