Muswell Hill Synagogue
Vayechi 10/11 January 2020 3.58pm 5.07pm

Category Archive: News

  1. Va’yeshev

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    Quick summary

    Va’yeshev is the beginning of the Joseph story, he is 17 years old and Jacob’s favourite – so his brothers hated him. 1st dream– br… read more
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    BUILDING PROJECT/FUNDRAISING UPDATE 03.12.19
    Dear Members,
    The Muswell Hill Synagogue building project reached a significant milestone l
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  3. Vayetze

    Comments Off on Vayetze Vayetze, the 7th sedra in Bereshit, covers a timespan of 20 years and many familiar themes in the development of the Jewish family: love, decept… read more
  4. Toldot

    Comments Off on Toldot Two nations waged war in Rivka’s womb Try as she might, it was not under stood Rivka asked of HaShem, what can this mean The answer,  &… read more
  5. Vayera

    Comments Off on Vayera In this Parshah we read the account of Isaac’s birth, the destruction of Sodom & Gomorrah, the story of Lot, Hagar’s exile and the Akeida “… read more
  6. Building Project Update – 8/11/19

    Comments Off on Building Project Update – 8/11/19 In previous communications we promised that we would inform you when the Muswell Hill Synagogue building project gets to its planning stage. W… read more
  7. Noach

    Comments Off on Noach It is still early in Bereshit and this sedra is action-packed, full of events.  For fact lovers, it has the most verses of any parash… read more
  8. Support our building project

    Comments Off on Support our building project Thanks to the generosity of over 70 families that have so far contributed we are 85% of the way towards our budget. But we are not quite there yet. W… read more
  9. Haazinu

    Comments Off on Haazinu Ha’azinu is the penultimate sedra in our annual cycle and Moses turns to song as he reaches his final moments. In the second half of his career Fra… read more
  10. Our building project: the movie!

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    Huge thanks to Stephen Brown for directing this film that brings to life the need for our building project. A few members explain why we need the p… read more
  11. Ekev

    Comments Off on Ekev In Eikev, we continue to read Moses’ speeches to the Israelites. He reminds the people that if they maintain their covenant with G-d, then G-d wi… read more
  12. Devarim

    Comments Off on Devarim I found this introduction to Devarim in Richard Elliott Freedman’s Torah Commentary: “The last verse in Numbers is, “these are the comm… read more
  13. Pinchas

    Comments Off on Pinchas Another sedra named after a man but this one is for women’s rights.
    Part of this portion deals with the allotment of land. Ownership of land is an e… read more
  14. Balak

    Comments Off on Balak The main story of the sedra is revealed in its first sentence: ‘And Balak, son of Zippor, saw what the Israelites did to the Amorites’. In the prev… read more
  15. A special tea party

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    Last Sunday we hosted a traditional English afternoon tea party for our members aged 80 years old and over.  Our older members came together… read more