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NOW BOOKING Ivriah 2013-14 Parents and Young People Feedback Survey Please help SCREEN ON THE GROVE
 
NOW BOOKING

NOW BOOKING

SUNDAY 14 September, 9.00 – 5.00:  FPS Pre-Rosh Hashanah outing to Newman Fruit Farm and Orchard in Kent. Free travel by coach from FPS and back again. All you need to bring is a picnic. Book via FPS office or email pauline@fps.org

Ivriah 2013-14 Parents and Young People Feedback Survey

Ivriah 2013-14 Parents and Young People Feedback Survey

Your voice and views are crucial to us at Ivriah, and so here is a short feedback survey with space for you to comment on how the year has been for both your child/ren and you and your family, and to give us your ideas for our future planning. Please take a few minutes with your child [...]

Please help

      FPS is sharing a FOOD BANK with St Barnabas Church, Holden Road – please bring your contributions – tins of fruit, vegetables, boxes of cereal etc. – to the designated place in the synagogue corridor.  Thank you!  

SCREEN ON THE GROVE

SCREEN ON THE GROVE

Dear fellow film lovers, We will be soon selecting films for next year’s season of films for our FPS Screen on the Grove. If there are any films you would like to suggest – either your old favourites or something new that you missed and would like to see – please email your suggestions to [...]

‘Conversation on Israel’, 26 July 10am

‘Conversation on Israel’, 26 July 10am

There is a time for speaking and a time for staying silent, as Ecclesiastes warns us. But how we speak matters too. Fania Oz Salzberger who spoke with such sensitivity at our Biennial calls on us now: Jews around the world should follow the current crisis carefully, compassionately, with an eye for nuance, and with a mind [...]

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D’var Torah – Pinchas

D’var Torah – Pinchas

  I’m now going to give my D’var Torah, which literally means ‘a word of Torah’. I am going to share with you just three things which I find interesting about my Torah portion. My portion is from the Book of Numbers and is called Pinchas. I’m reading from chapter 27, verses 1-11. Firstly, I [...]

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Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

PARASHAT MATTOT: The 17 Tammuz fell this week, the memory of the breaching of the Temple walls and the devastation that would then ensue. Many gathered round the world on Tuesday in a fast of solidarity for Israelis and Palestinians caught in the anguish that is being lived out there.  Powerless in so many ways in the face [...]

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‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Chavurah Supper 11 July

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Chavurah Supper 11 July

There may not have been any Fiddlers at last Friday’s Chavurah supper but there were plenty of regulars and new members to enjoy the delicious food and the well-loved music of Fiddler on the Roof. Children and Adults alike seemed to know the familiar songs and all sang out with such gusto and laughter, it almost [...]

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Update from Mogilev

Update from Mogilev

  Our twinned community Keshet (Mogilev, Belarus) has just participated in the celebration of the anniversary of their town.  Community administrator Sveta writes:   “Mogilev was founded 747 years ago. As usual, there was a big fair on the Leninskaya Street. People of different nationalities showed their best performances. They were staged by Russians, Jews, [...]

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Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

Parashat Pinchas     Let the Eternal One, Source of the breath of all flesh, appoint someone over the community (27:16). Interestingly the word for breath is plural, ruchot. But it would have made sense in the singular too. As Moses prepares to die he must set up the congregation well. And usefully he anticipates the dilemma [...]

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Attention All Ivriah Parents!

Attention All Ivriah Parents!

5th July 2014 Dear Parents, Re: Saturday 12th July – Last Day of Term For the last day of term we have planned a morning of fun Ivriah activities in the park: We will meet at 9:15 at Victoria Park, Finchley – on the wide path from the main road, Ballards Lane. This is a [...]

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Thank you, Angela!

Thank you, Angela!

This Shabbat (Balak) Angela Wharton celebrated with the whole community her birthday, wedding anniversary and retirement as administrator of our FPS office. As Rabbi Rebecca said: “The office is the heart of the synagogue. It pumps the blood and life force round the community. Angela Wharton has been responsible for and has nurtured the heart of FPS for four [...]

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Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

Parashat Chukkat     Miriam and Aaron both die in this week’s parasha. The people are mourning. Explicitly for Aaron ’30 days’, and indirectly for Miriam; surely their distress about water is linked to her demise. Here at FPS we’ve chosen to offer a mini series at Beit Midrash on attitudes to and experiences of [...]

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FPS hosting inter-Synagogue Quiz 7 September, 3pm

FPS hosting inter-Synagogue Quiz 7 September, 3pm

Inter-Synagogue Quiz Saturday 7 September 2014 Following the success of the Biennial Conference, this year the quiz will take the best of the traditional format and integrate it with new elements: each community under its own flag but with a sense of unity in one movement.   Inter-Synagogue Quiz To book your table for the quiz on [...]

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