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
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
A special tea party
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
When a person becomes ritually unclean a red heifer is slaughtered and burnt. The unclean person is purified by sprinkling the heifer… read more
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
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
Building Committee Update, June 2019
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
Summary of events
… read more
- Aaron is commanded to light the menorah to participate in the dedication of the Beit Hamikdash
- Aaron and his descendants are g
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
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