As the number of candidates for the positions on the Board of Management – Male exceed the number of positions available, there will be an Election at the ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING being held on TUESDAY 24th MAY 2016 at 8.30 pm in the main synagogue hall.
PLEASE NOTE THE POLL WILL BE OPEN ON TUESDAY 24th MAY FROM 10am TO 2pm AND FROM 7pm TO 9pm
2015 AGM Minutes
AGM Main accounts incl 2014
AGM MEETING 2016 AGENDA
Board of Deputies Pesach message
Brenda’s ladies guild memories
CEO Report on the Activities of the Federation 2015
HONORARY OFFICERS REPORT – MAY 2016
Q&As – YESHURUN AGM 2016
THE GROWING PAINS UPON THE DEATH OF A TEACHER
In this talk – which I have titled ‘the growing pains following the death of a teacher’ and which is inspired by a wonderful talk by R’ Yisroel Reisman – I would like to discuss how to harness the real pain felt when a teacher passes away and understand how we can grow in response to their loss. To do so, I will review four stories of great Torah teachers which span the Tanach, Talmud and modern period, beginning with a fascinating episode described in Chapter 2 of Melachim Beit (II Kings) involving Eliyahu Hanavi – Elijah the prophet.
ELISHA AND ELIYAHU
Eliyahu has spent his life fighting false idols while dedicating the rest of his time to mentor his student Elisha to whom he had become a spiritual father figure. Eliyahu was now around 80 years old and he knew that this particular day would be his last afterwhich he would ascend heavenward. Given this premonition, Eliyahu asks Elisha on three occasions to ‘remain here’, knowing that he is soon to pass away, but on each occasion Elisha refuses, answering ‘as the lord lives, and as your soul lives, I… read more
This year’s recipients of the honour of N’shei Chayil are:
Andrea Bentley and Robyn Deutsch.
They are truly deserving of this honour and we look forward to sharing this occasion with them and their families over Shavuot.
Yeshurun’s new Tzemach programme for boys years 7+ and girls years 11+ continues this Shabbat morning 14th May.
Led by Yossi Hambling, Tzemach promotes spiritual growth through a refreshing combination of davening, learning and kiddushing.
This Shabbos: Kedoshim: Mitzva-Mania!!! combining the full Shabbos morning service with short divrei Torah and of course a delicious Kiddush. All welcome to join us from 9.30am.
Further information from Yossi Hambling or Colin Dworkin (contactable via the Shul office).
New Tzemach Service for Years 7+ Starts this Friday night 6th May at 7.15 with a Carlebach style service and d’var Torah. More details from Colin Dworkin or Seth Belson