News from Yeshurun

We are a orthodox congregation in Central Edgware, UK, welcoming Jews of all orthodox observance levels.

Constituent of the Federation of Synagogues in the UK.

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Shabbat Hagadol 13th April

Take the stress out of your Pesach preparations, and enjoy a communal lunch on Shabbat Hagadol

 

Adults £12.50

Under 18s £7.50

Non members £15.00

Tickets: www.yeshurun.org/lunch/

Purim – Wednesday 20th March

Communal dinner with circus skills workshop after megilah.

Enjoy a delicious meaty meal and have fun becoming a circus performer.

Tickets £5 per person

Tickets www.yeshurun.org/purim2019/

 

 

Rosh Chodesh Group For Ladies

Come and be inspired by uplifting speakers

Adar I Tuesday 12th February Gillian Assor To Save A Life: A critical encounter on a bridge Adar II Monday 11th March Louise White Growing through adversity: My journey with disability Nissan Tuesday 2nd April Dr Michelle Ferris Breast cancer: BYB – a journey for the whole community

For more details contact the office: yeshurunadmin@federation.org.uk

Commemorating Dayan Lopian ZTL – 2nd & 3rd February

This year marks the 5th yahrtzeit of the Dayan and we will be honouring his memory through 2 events

Special learning Shabbos. Be inspired with a choice of three shiurim after davening, 2nd February, שבת פרשת משפטים כ”ז שבט

Siyum Ha’shasin conjunction with Kollel Beis Aharon, Sunday 3rd February, כ”ט שבט

 

 

 

 

 

Tales From The Beis Din

A fascinating and insightful three part series giving a peek into the inner workings of a Beis Din and Kashrus Authority. Monday nights in January @ 8:30pm.

14th January Dayan Y Y Posen The challenging world of mediation 21st January Dayan Y Hool Navigating the complexities of Beis Din cases 28th January Rabbi Y M Guttentag The kashrus issues that arise in industrial catering

Tickets £5 per session or £10 for all three: www.yeshurun.org/beisdin

Shabbat UK – 1st & 2nd March

ShabbatUK is the largest mass participation event organised for the Jewish Community in the UK. The aim is to encourage Shabbat observance through empowering local communities to unify British Jewry on ShabbatUK – this year Parashat Vayakhel, 1 – 2 March 2019. Activities @ Yeshurun this year include the following :-

The Great Challah Bake – Thursday 28th February @ 8:15 Special Carlebach Friday night led by YAM Learning Shabbat Celebratory Kiddush

 

9th November – Kristallnacht 80th Anniversary

This year marks the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, or ‘Night of the Broken Glass’. On November 9-10, 1938, the Nazis destroyed hundreds of shuls and thousands of Jewish businesses.

Many shuls are leaving a light on overnight on Shabbat, November 9-10, 2018 to commemorate the tragedy. You may like to do so at home, too.

8th December – Chanukah Melave Malka

Two course Met Su Yan catered celebratory meal followed by entertainment from Avi Liberman.

8:30pm, 8th December

Tickets: www.yeshurun.org/chanukah/

 

 

Justice – The Moral Maze

Compelled organ donation, driver-less cars, terrorism & torture, privacy & snooping, competition & monopolies – and other contemporary dilemmas that we encounter. Philosophers, politicians & pundits all bombard us with their views – but what does the Torah have to say?

A three-part series, delivered by Rabbis D Rowe, D Roberts and YB Leiberman. 6th, 13th & 20th November at 8:30 pm.

Tickets: www.yeshurun.org/justice/

9th November – Communal Friday Night

Communal Friday night dinner. with guest speaker Edwin Shuker, www.edwinshuker.com

4:05pm – Mincha followed by Kabalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv 5:15pm – Kiddush and dinner.

Edwin Shuker is an Iraqi-Jewish business person and philanthropist. Born in Baghdad to a dwindling community that has been living continuously in that region since 586 bc .Edwin works to preserve Jewish shrines and sites to keep the link between Iraq and its displaced Jewish community.

Edwin is Vice President of the European Jewish Congress and a member of the Executive of the Board of Deputies of British Jews.

An international activist and public speaker on the Middle East and in particular the subject of Jews from Arab countries, particularly his native Iraq. Edwin has engaged in and supported many projects promoting human rights and freedom in the Middle East.

Tickets www.yeshurun.org/dinner/