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Jools Hamilton is a Methodist minister, currently working as Student Chaplain to Trinity college Dublin.

He loves God, life, his work, the Irish rugby team, fine dining with great friends, and a great nights craic – in the totally Irish sense.

He can cook a mean peppered chicken, he rides bikes, he loves music, and he has been known to cry at stunning shows, moving movies and bad–ass books.

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Happy Rosh Hashanah
Friday 7th September 2018 @ 11:24 am

I vividly remember the first time I listened to a Rabbi blowing the Shofar (A rams horn) for the first time.

A haunting calling, like nothing I had ever heard.

A durge? An alarm? A creeping awareness of a danger?

All of these things went through my mind. The Rabbi asked the students present what it sounded like to them? There was similar reaction … a discomfort at something unfamiliar yet instinctive.


During these days of the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) the Shofar will be blown many times (I am led to believe over ...

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