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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Friday 15th November 2019 Communal Dinner

Bookings now closed for this event

Guest Speaker Rabbi Malcolm Herman

Rabbi Herman’s introduction to Seed in 2001 heralded a new era for the organisation. Malcolm, who holds a law degree from the LSE had previously spent five years as the Community Director of the Whitefield Synagogue in Manchester. After joining Seed as Director of Programmes, Rabbi Herman was the catalyst for the expansion of the organisation in London and Manchester. A much loved lecturer, known for his creativity and down-to-earth approach, Rabbi Herman now fills the role of Associate National Director.

Mincha @ 15:56 followed by Kabalat Shabbat & Ma’ariv Kiddush @ 17:10

Timetable – Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur & Succot

The full timetable for Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur & Succot can be downloaded here

Jewish Oxford – Chol Hamoed Succot

Starting at Oxford Castle and visiting the site of the medieval Jewish Quarter and the site of the Medieval Jewish Cemetery, the Readmission, the beginnings of the modern community, Einstein and the Refugee Scholars of the 1930s.

Date: Wednesday 16th October Time: 10:30am prompt, departing Oxford 4pm Place: Meet at shul Cost: £30 per person

Yom Kippur Memorial Prayer

If you would like a memorial prayer recited on Yom Kippur for a departed relative please provide their names below, separated by a comma. A donation of £15 is requested per person.

Number of people 1 £15.00 GBP2 £30.00 GBP3 £45.00 GBP4 £60.00 GBP5 £75.00 GBP6 £90.00 GBP Hebrew name(s) of departed

Arba Minim for Sale

As usual arba minim are available for sale at Yeshurun. sale times are listed below

Thursday 9:00 to 23:30 Friday 8:45 to 14:00 Motzei shabbat 20:30 to 24:00 Sunday 8:00 to 14:00

For further details please contact moishlewis@yahoo.com or 07955 393266

Rosh Hashanah Greetings

We hope that you you would like to share Rosh Hashanah greetings with the rest of the community. If so please submit your greeting message below, which will be shared with the Yeshurun community before Rosh Hashanah.

If you have an advertisement or logo that you would want with the greeting, please email the graphic or logo to yeshurunadmin@federation.org.uk

Greeting Type Personal Greeting £20.00 GBPBusiness Greeting £50.00 GBP Sender(s) Message

Tisha B’Av Programme

Shacharit with explanatory Kinnot starts at 9:30 am and will last to around 12:30 pm. First Mincha is at 1:34 pm. Second Mincha followed by Maariv is at 7:30 pm. The Fast ends at 9:18 pm

This year on Tisha B’Av Yeshurun will be showing the gripping  and true court room drama “ Denial “ about the libel case brought by the notorious Holocaust denier David Irvine against the Jewish writer Deborah Lipstadt in an attempt by him to try and prove that the Holocaust did not happen The film features tremendous performances from Tom Wilkinson, Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall     The film will be shown at 5:15 pm on Sunday 11/8 in the Leff Hall and with a running time of 105 minutes we plan to finish before the start of the 2nd Mincha at 7:30 pm.

Highly recommended – Free entrance 

Ladies Pirkei Avot Siyum – 20th July

Be a part of the ladies Pirkei Avot learning program. Sign up here. Siyum will be held @ 8pm on Shabbat 20th July at an Edgware venue. To attend email tovah835@gmail.com, tickets £5 payable below.

 

Tikun Leil Shavuot

Join us for a full Tikun Leil program on the first night of Shavuot

Break between all shiurim and refreshments available throughout the night!

11:55 – 12:45 YED Talks – an interesting and eclectic mix of 10-minute talks for the whole kehilla to enjoy Karen Dworkin: Schmoozing about snoozing:a ‘z’ to ‘z’ walk through sleep in Judaism & science Stephen Haffner: Are we all dying to die on Yom Kippur? Elissa Bayer: What more would we like to know about the women in tanach Yehudit Gordon: King David: our king of comfort Andrew Leigh: Topical theme 12:50 – 01:20 R. Aharon Herskovit What we learn from the Shavuot sacrifice 01:25 – 02:05 R. Chaim Gross Can’t we just go to sleep and enjoy our Yom Tov ? 02:15 – 03:05 R. Alan Lewis or Contemporary halachic issues R. Benji Landau Charoses: A sign of slavery or freedom 03:15 Shacharit

Shavuot Lunch / Nshei Chayil – 9th June

Join us for lunch on the first day of Shavuot, 9th June, honouring this year’s N’shei Chayil. Presentations to the N’shei Chayil during the meal

Tickets: www.yeshurun.org/lunch/