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This past month has been very busy at Muswell Hill Synagogue. We welcomed a record number of attendees to shul over Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.… read more
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
Our building project: the movie!
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
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
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
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