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Come to FPS Adult Learning  (Beit Midrash) Summer term 2015 7 June Campout 13 June 2015 Dining with FPS friends
 
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, [...]

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  

Dining with FPS friends

Dining with FPS friends

If you would like to host a supper or be invited as guests to deepen your engagement with the synagogue and its members, do contact Rabbi Rebecca at the synagogue. DINNER UPDATES: ——- MARCH: Emma Prinsley writes:   “We hosted our dinner in March. As always with FPS dinners we always have a great evening, [...]

Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

PARASHAT NASO (Numbers 4:21 – 7:89) This week’s parasha contains two strange rituals. The first has been called the Sotah ritual, and tells about a wife who is suspected by her husband to have been secretly unfaithful with another man. It is called Torat Ha-Kena’ot, the Torah of jealousy, and I suspect it is more a [...]

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FPS Film Club scoop!

FPS Film Club scoop!

FPS FILM CLUB PRESENTS A UK SCOOP—THE FIRST PUBLIC SHOWING OF THE PBS BROADCAST OF “BROADWAY MUSICALS, A JEWISH LEGACY”.   The BBC tried to get permission to show this brilliant broadcast but were unsuccessful. Instead they concocted their own version which simply didn’t compare as they didn’t have access to the original material used [...]

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Simcha in Mogilev

Simcha in Mogilev

Our twinned community Keshet in Mogilev (Belarus) celebrated this month b’not mitzvah of three members: Dasha-Daniela Zotova, Sviatlana-Margalet Kuntsevich and Ekaterina-Sara Ariela Daletskaya. Rabbi Grisha Abramovich (who visited FPS last year) is based in Minsk and can come only a few times a year – hence group bnei mitzvah ceremonies are a necessity in over [...]

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Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

This year FPS celebrated Shavuot with two other North London communities – Sha’arei Tsedek (our hosts) and  Southgate Progressive. We enjoyed a service led by a team of rabbis and accompanied by Daniel Staker (of Shabbat Resouled fame) on guitar. It was followed by a lavish dinner, supplied by members of all three communities and [...]

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The Wiener Library outing

The Wiener Library outing

Simone Lee writes: There were nearly twenty of us from FPS who went to The Wiener Library on a rainy 30th April 2015. Wiener’s unique collection on the Holocaust and genocide was rehoused in 2011 in this glorious Georgian building in Russell Square. Dr Toby Simpson was our guide. He outlined the history of the [...]

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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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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 timetable click here:  Tikkun Leil Shavuot For sessions programme click here: Sessions 2015    

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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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