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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Save the date – 17th November – Friday Night With The Shabbaton Choir

Save the date of 17th November for a musical davening led by R. Lionel Rosenfeld & Chazan Jonny Turgel accompanied by the Shabbaton choir. This will be followed by a communal dinner with the choir and their families.

Tisha Be’Av

Monday 31st July

7:30 pm Mincha 8:49 pm Fast begins 9:15 pm Maariv with Megillat Eicha

Tuesday 1st August

6:30 am 1st Shacharit (with abridged kinot) 9:15 am 2nd Shacharit (with full kinot) 1:45 pm 1st Mincha (with talit & tephilin) 6:00 pm Film presentation – Son of Saul 8:00 pm 2nd Mincha (with talit & tephilin) followed by Maariv 9:39 pm Fast terminates

Son of Saul

A highly acclaimed and poignant film about the Holocaust following one mans story in a concentration camp which has won many awards including an Oscar in 2016 for Best Foreign Language Film The running time is 110 minutes

9th July – Moishe Lewis playing in charity Spurs Legends vs Rabbis Select XI

On 9th July Moishe Lewis will be playing in charity football match as part of Spurs Legends vs Rabbis Select XI on behalf of Laniado UK. The event includes a penalty shootout, kids tournament and many other attractions including face painting, bouncy castle, soft play, arts & crafts, candy floss and much more

Please sponsor Moishe in this game www.justgiving.com/fundraising/moishe-lewis

16th July – Walking Tour Jewish East End

Please join us for a walking tour of the Jewish East End. Details of locations to be visited can be downloaded Here

Price: £15 per person

Time: 10:00am Sunday 16th July

Where: Meet outside Aldgate station

Return to Edgware at approximately 3:00pm

Please bring bottled water and a packed lunch and wear comfortable shoes!

Number of people 1 Person £15.00 GBP2 People £30.00 GBP3 People £45.00 GBP4 People £60.00 GBP Name(s) of attendees

 

Shavuot

We are delighted to announce “Shavuot in the Yeshurun”.

Yom Tov Dinner including presentations to this year’s N’Shei Chayil honourees  – Rebbetzen Miriam Lewis, Rebbetzen Aviva Landau, Tova Hersh and Helen Salter.

Please note the dinner is a ticket only event and tickets can be purchased via the website  www.yeshurun.org/shavuot-2017  or by cheque payable to Yeshurun Synagogue posted to 40 Park Grove Edgware. The cost is £15 for adults, discounts for a family booking of 4 or more, please book as soon as possible.

The strict deadline to book is 1pm on Thursday 25 May after which time no further bookings will be taken.

An inspirational line up of speakers for our Tikkun Leil – Rabbi Tzvi Marmorstein, Rabbi Gary Bazak, Rabbi Lewis and Rabbi Landau – also included is an optional Chavrusa session for men followed by a shiur.

AGM – 25th May

The Annual general meeting of the Yeshurun Synagogue will be held in the Leff Hall at Yeshurun on Thursday 25th May 2017 at 8:30pm.

Nominations for office holders, using the forms below, must be received by the Secretary by 10.00am on Thursday 11th May 2017.

A list of nominations received will be posted on the synagogue noticeboards and will also be distributed at the meeting. The poll for elections will be open on Thursday 25th May for Honorary Officers and Board of Management from 10am to 2pm and 7pm to 8:30pm.

Supporting material for the AGM in the form of the accounts and other reports are listed below and will be emailed before the meeting to those members with email addresses and posted to those without. Limited copies of this material will also be available at the meeting but to keep costs down you are asked to bring digital or electronic copies along if you have received them.

AGM Agenda

Nomination Form – Male

Nomination Form – Female

Honorary Officers Report

2016 AGM Minutes

2016 Accounts

Mizrachi Day of Inspiration – 7th May

Mizrachi UK are running a Day of Inspiration on May 7. They are bringing over 13 of the top educators and scholars from Israel to join the community for a full day of learning at Kinloss. There will be morning, afternoon and evening sessions. For £10 everyone is welcome to come and go for whichever keynote address, shiurim or debate panels they wish to attend. Details below, registration here

Yom HaShoah – Sunday 23 April

Yom HaShoah UK invite the entire community to stand together and join us for the UK National Commemoration Event ‘Remember Together – We Are One’ taking place on Sunday 23 April, 4:30pm.

On Sunday 23 April 2017 our aim is bring together the largest ‎gathering of the Jewish community to remember together the loss of six million and to pay tribute to the Survivors and Refugees for the remarkable contributions they have made to the Jewish community and wider UK society.

To attend this event, please register in advance at www.yomhashoah.org.uk/NationalEvent. Tickets will be emailed to you closer to the event which will need to be printed and taken with you for admission. Kindly note this event will be filmed.

Pesach

There is an extra shiur on the afternoon of Shabbat 1st April, between Mincha @ 7:20pm and Maariv @ 8:22pm entitled Insights in to the Haggadah which will be given by Rabbi Lewis.

On Sunday 2nd April Rabbi Lewis will be conducting the koshering of keilim for Pesach but this year with a change – no small pot and urn in the upstairs kitchen but a couple of huge pots on gas fired burners in the car park!!!

Below are timetable for Pesach, form for sale of chametz and a yom tov guide. Hopefully everything is self explanatory but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to email us at hos@yeshurun.org.

Pesach Timetable

Form for sale of Chametz

Pesach guide

Pesach Bin Collections

 

Shabbat Hagodal Lunch and Learn

On Shabbat April 8th, we will be hosting a Shabbat ha’gadol lunch and learn, where we will provide nourishment for the body and soul! Immediately after davening there will be a choice of two shiurim –

Rabbi Landau downstairs in the shul Rebbetzen Aviva Landau, upstairs in the hall (for women only).

After the shiurim have concluded, there will be a delicious three-course lunch in the Leff Hall including a very special and inspirational guest speaker.

Prices for the lunch are £10 for adults, £7 for under-18s, and £30 for a family of four.

Sorry – Bookings for this have closed.