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Join us this Shabbat & Simchah with

Rabbi Danny Newman and Chazzan Roland Brandman in celebration with Benji Lurie and his family on the occasion of his Barmitzvah.

This week EBMC had a very successful meeting organising all preparations for the upcoming Simchah and Yom Tov.  We wanted to remind you that our Yom Tov services are open to all the community and there are no ticket requirements.  We would appreciate your RSVP for security as soon as possible and we kindly ask you to visit with your own Machzorim (Lev Shalom, ArtScroll).  This Shabbat our service will commence at 9:30 and will be followed by a delicious Kiddush hosted by the family in honour of the Barmitzvah Boy. We welcome the whole community to join us.  

Other news is that our discussions with Edware Masorti regarding our merger are progressing and we hope to bring you an update soon.

This week’s Torah Portion, Ki Tavo, Hebrew for "when you enter”. Ki Tavo begins with two essential things that had to be dealt with once the Children of Israel had resettled peacefully on the Land after many years of exile in Egypt. First, was the importance of the mitzvot, (commandments), of the tithes which must be given to the Levites, the Priests, as well as to poor people as an act of gratitude towards G-d’s provision and care returning them to their homeland safely. Second, is that the importance of this offering is in recognising that G-d is the one who blesses and gives the us life, not only of the produce of the land but in all aspects of living.

Bereavements
We wish Jay Dor and her family long life on the passing of her father.  The Shiva will be at 34 Brook Road, Borehamwood, WD6 5HG. We respectfully request no visitation between 2 and 5 or before 11. Prayers will take place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th September at 8pm.

Have a wonderful week and Shabbat Shalom

The EBMC Team

     

Shabbat Times London, England, UK

  • Candle lighting: 6:45pm on Friday, 20 September 2019
  • This week's Torah portion is Parashat Ki Tavo
  • Leil Selichot occurs on Saturday, 21 September 2019
  • Havdalah (50 min): 7:51pm on Saturday, 21 September 2019


Please let us know if you would like to join EBMC for the steering meeting on the 28th October? Please RSVP ebmc.chairs@gmail.com
     
Barmitzvah boy and his Barmitzvah teacher.
Benji Lurie and Jack Buechler.
Announcements

21st September service at Allum Hall, 2 Allum Ln, Elstree, Borehamwood WD6 3PJ . Mazaltov to Benji Lurie on the occasion of his Barmitzvah.

The annual Masorti Alliance Selichot service will be held Motzei Shabbat at 9:30pm on 21st September 2019 at EMS. If you wish to attend please email us so we can notify the organisers at EMS.

30th September - Rosh Hashanah First Day - 96 Shenley Road, Borehamwood
1st October - Rosh Hashanah Second Day - 96 Shenley Road, Borehamwood

Yom Kippur - 8th October  - evening (erev Yom Kippur) / Kol Nidre, 9th Yom Kippur  - Liberal Synagogue, Elstree.

This year sees our High Holy Day appeal from a range of charities chosen by our Steering Committee.  We asked our community to vote on the charity that they would like to see represented for our High Holy Day Appeal 2019.  We are glad to say that our chosen charity for this years High Holy Day Appeal - IS JAMI 



For details of all services and community news please contact.

Peter Lurie & Steven Lux
Co-Chairs
ELSTREE & BOREHAMWOOD MASORTI COMMUNITY
ebmc.chairs@gmail.com
Website: www.ebmc.org.uk 
 

We are looking for volunteers to assist with helping steer work with Magen David Adom and some basic first aid courses for our community.  Please join us at our steering meeting on the 9th July if you would like to be involved. RSVP ebmc.chairs@gmail.com
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