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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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/

Seudah Shleshit with R. Paysach Krohn – 1st June

There will be a communal Suedah Shelsihit on Shabbat 1st June with Rabbi Paysach Khron as guest speaker. Paysach J. Krohn is a rabbi, mohel, author, and lecturer on topics related to ethics and spiritual growth. He is the author of the bestselling “Maggid” series of books for ArtScroll, inspired by the stories of Rabbi Sholom Schwadron, who was known as the “Maggid of Jerusalem”. He also authored a seminal work on bris mila, also published by ArtScroll.

Tckets: www.yeshurun.org/seudah/

Shabbat Hagadol 13th April

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

 

Adults £15.00

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