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Come to FPS Adult Learning  (Beit Midrash) Summer term 2015 7 June Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2015:  Sat 23 May 6pm till midnight Campout 13 June 2015
 
Come to FPS Adult Learning  (Beit Midrash) Summer term 2015

Come to FPS Adult Learning (Beit Midrash) Summer term 2015

SUMMER 2015   Beit Midrash presents an exciting series of speakers who will discuss topics we all need to talk about:  ”We need to talk about….”                Thursday 7th May:  We need to talk about God. Led by Rabbi Rene Pfertzel (FPS) Thursday 14th May: We need to talk about Israel. Led by [...]

7 June ’15 – LJ Day of Celebration

7 June ’15 – LJ Day of Celebration

  LIBERAL JUDAISM’S DAY OF CELEBRATION Collaborate, Contemplate, Celebrate our State 9.30 – 17.00, Sunday 7 June 2015 The Liberal Jewish Synagogue, London Book now at tinyurl.com/LJDOC2015 or call the Montagu Centre at 020 7580 1663 Join us at Liberal Judaism’s Day of Celebration Liberal Judaism’s biggest event of the year sees a packed programme, [...]

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2015:  Sat 23 May 6pm till midnight

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 2015: Sat 23 May 6pm till midnight

Three North London communities – FPS, Sha’arei Tsedek, Southgate Progressive – come together for a night of revelation. For full details of the programme please click anywhere on the picture and you will be taken to a new page with a link: Tikkun Leil Shavuot  

Campout 13 June 2015

Campout 13 June 2015

FPS Shabbat Campout!  Friday 13 June 5.40pm – Saturday 6.30pm Everyone invited and bring your friends! Click on the yellow tent and you will find a link to all the details: Click here for more information  

Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

You must not stand idly by when your neighbor’s life is at stake. I am the Eternal. (from Kedoshim Leviticus 19:16) This verse was very resonant on our Synagogue trip to the Wiener library yesterday, as we learned of Alfred Wiener’s work, dangerous at times but all to witness and record the murdering of neighbours.The [...]

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Havdalah Recital 25 April 2015

Havdalah Recital 25 April 2015

Michael Lassman writes: What a delight was Saturday night! Our monthly havdalah recital was a truly wonderful experience and, unfortunately, one that too few people witnessed. David and Abigail Dolan again charmed us with their wonderful performances on piano and flute. The programme consisted of two pieces by JS Bach, two Chopin Etudes, a Schubert [...]

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Trip to the Wiener Library

Trip to the Wiener Library

Wednesday 29 April Trip to Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP Meet Rabbi Rebecca there at 11.45 am  OR if you would like to meet at WEST FINCHLEY STATION at 11am, please let her know. The Wiener Library is delighted to be offering a guided tour of its building and archives, which house [...]

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Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

“I begin with shame. Last Thursday Night [16 April]  Finchley Progressive synagogue, an affiliate of Liberal Judaism, a proud Jewish establishment of Finchley held its Yom Hashoah commemoration. It was to be a thoughtful evening devised by two of our members (newly joined in the past couple of years) Katherine Klinger and Lesley Urbach. Both [...]

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Mazal tov, Clive!

Mazal tov, Clive!

The FPS community honoured Clive Winston last Shabbat (18 April) with a special Kiddush in celebration of his 90th birthday. FPS President, Alan Banes, said: “… nothing could give me greater pleasure than being able to wish you, Clive, a very happy birthday.  This is a very special occasion not just for you but also for [...]

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Remembering Yom Ha’Shoah in 2015

Remembering Yom Ha’Shoah in 2015

Wika Dorosz writes: Yom HaShoah is commemorated on 19 April, the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1943. This year’s national Holocaust Remembrance Commemoration took place at the Barnet Copthall Stadium (last Sunday). It was the largest ever Yom HaShoah gathering of UK Jewish community: 5000 people attended, among them a number of FPS members. Over [...]

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Yom Ha’Atzmaut at FPS

Israel’s Independence Day: join us on Thursday 23 April at 6.30pm for a bite to eat (a small dish would be welcome, but not necessary), an informal chat about our relationship with Israel and a screening of last year’s Israeli hit, Cupcakes.   The film will start at 7.30pm.   “WATCHING CUPCAKES IS LIKE TAKING [...]

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A special Shabbat Resouled

     At the ever popular Shabbat Resouled service this week (17 April 2015) we celebrated a special coming of (Jewish) age. The leader and ‘soul’ of ‘Resouled’ is Dean Staker and his only son Eimonn has just turned 13! While the father played the guitar, sang and led the band as usual (but with [...]

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Havdalah Concert 25 April 2015 at 7pm

Havdalah Concert 25 April 2015 at 7pm

To all who enjoy music and would like to support its continued growth in the synagogue: The monthly Havdalah music recitals have been great and generally well supported. However, this month will are trying something a little different and looking for support. David and Abigail Dolan are performing at 7.00 on 25 April and their [...]

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Rabbi’s message

Rabbi’s message

Rabbi Rebecca writes: I have just returned from our own personal liberating break away after illness, our own Pesach in Tenerife, with sunshine, sea, swimming and a very large volcano. Every morning we woke to find ourselves quite literally between mountains and the sea, the scenery was so reminiscent of the desert peaks looming in front [...]

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