Muswell Hill Synagogue
Vaetchanan 23/24 August 2019 8.07pm 9.11pm

Category Archive: News

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Chukkat

    Comments Off on Chukkat When a person becomes ritually unclean a red heifer is slaughtered and burnt. The unclean person is purified by sprinkling the heifer&#… read more
  6. Korach

    Comments Off on Korach The parsha (as the name suggests) focuses on Korach’s rebellion. Korach was a wealthy and ambitious man, jealous of the position of Moses and Aa… read more
  7. Shelach L’cha

    Comments Off on Shelach L’cha The parashah describes the tragic story of the spies sent into Canaan by Moses, who come back with a report that shows no confidence in the Israel… read more
  8. Building Committee Update, June 2019

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    Introduction

    At the AGM in May we updated the community on our progress, and in particular an important activity that we the Committee had been u… read more
  9. Bha’alotcha

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    Summary of events

    • Aaron is commanded to light the menorah to participate in the dedication of the Beit Hamikdash
      • Aaron and his descendants are g
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  10. Naso

    Comments Off on Naso God tells Moses to instruct Aharon to bless the children of Israel but the words of the blessing pronounced by the Kohanim  are prescribed and di… read more
  11. MHS AGM – Sunday, 19 May 2019

    Comments Off on MHS AGM – Sunday, 19 May 2019 You are reminded that the Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Synagogue will be held on Sunday, 19 May 2019 at 7.30pm in the Rose and Harry… read more
  12. Pickle making in Jerusalem with CCECH

    Comments Off on Pickle making in Jerusalem with CCECH While we were recently in Israel, Donna and I visited one of the school projects run by CCECH (an Israeli charity that MHS are supporting though o… read more