Muswell Hill Synagogue
Haazinu 11/12 October 2019 6.02pm 7.01pm

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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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  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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