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People of Faith ‘Bring and Share’

People of Faith ‘Bring and Share’

The day after the One World Day visit to FPS on Saturday the 25th of October, I  met up, with some of those visitors who had joined us, at North Finchley’s Methodist Church. The programme was  billed as ‘Cake & Reflections & Prayer’. FPS member Jane Rosenberg led the singing. A couple who accompanied us [...]

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Mitzvah Day 16 November 2014

Mitzvah Day 16 November 2014

  Each year on Mitzvah Day people in Jewish communities all over the world take this special opportunity to do a Good Deed for the wider community. Here at FPS, as in previous years: There will be a group of musicians visiting Rosetrees Residential Home. Dean Staker has already volunteered to lead this group. Residents also appreciated [...]

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Musical Havdalah @ FPS is one year old!

Musical Havdalah @ FPS is one year old!

The first anniversary of our increasingly popular musical Havdalah had a record number of participants this month (25 October).  Nearly forty people – including many guests from the One World Week group (local churches) -came for the traditional ceremony of farewell to Shabbat, followed by a concert by the young all female Zeitgeist Ensemble who [...]

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Rabbi’s Word

Rabbi’s Word

Parashat Noah (Genesis 6:9 – 11:32) After the entire earth has been flooded, all the living creatures but the ones in Noah’s ark wiped out of the surface of the earth, God says: “”I will no longer curse the earth because of man, for the imagination of man’s heart is evil from his youth, and [...]

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Rabbi’s Yom Kippur sermons

Rabbi’s Yom Kippur sermons

Below you can find the full texts of Rabbi Rebecca’s sermons given at the Erev Yom Kippur Kol Nidrei service (3 Oct. 2014) and the Yom Kippur morning service (4 Oct. 2014). The first deals with the nature of suffering, all the more poignant in view of our Rabbi’s difficult personal situation. The second concerns [...]

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High Holidays 2014

The High Holydays are almost upon us.  This is a time of reflection and renewal.  At FPS we have a lot to offer our congregants and visitors. Please take time to download and read our High Holyday booklet so that you can reflect and renew with us.  Shanah Tovah!

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Special General Meeting – 7 October 2014, 7.30pm

FPS members are invited to an extraordinary meeting called to approve annual accounts and confirm Joan Shopper as Vice-President. For full details see the letter included in your High Holyday mailing.

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“Kiddush in the Library”:          20 September 2014

“Kiddush in the Library”: 20 September 2014

  “Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.”   Did you know that our synagogue has a well stocked library? You are kindly invited to join us after the service on 20 September for Kiddush in the library – we will be happy to [...]

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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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Attention all campers!

We look forward to welcoming you to our Shabbat Camp. For evening visitors the gate will be open 5.30-6.30pm Friday 20 June to allow cars to drive up to our camp and service area. Anyone wishing to stay for dinner after Shabbat Resouled SHOULD BRING A VEGETARIAN DISH TO SHARE and their own plate and [...]

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