latest newsletter - Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue

we wish mazel tov to
Caroline and Barry isaacson on the occasion of
their son Ben’s Barmitzvah
Rabbi and Miriam Plancey on the forthcoming
marriage of their granddaughter
Kenneth Keller on the occasion of his 70th birthday
we wish long life to
SUN
8
MON
9
Ellis Richards on the loss of his mother Bella
TUE
Jonathan Arkush on the loss of his father David
10
Edna Frieda, together with Amanda Finn, Alastair
Frieda and Melinda Sinclair on the loss of her
husband and their father Harold Frieda
notices
BES Israel Solidarity Trip led by Rabbi Kanterovitz
Thursday 30th April – Tuesday 5th May 2015. Those
who are interested need to contact Jonathan Taylor
[email protected]
www.borehamwoodshul.org/BESISraelTrip
Old BES photos We're looking for old photos of BES
events (anything pre-1990 ideally) for some
publications for the 60th anniversary. Weddings,
barmitzvahs, youth events, shows, quizzes, talks,
meetings etc - all would be welcome.
If you have anything that may be of use, please email
Oliver and Sharon Ralph on
[email protected]
All originals will be returned.
welcome to
our community
service times
WED
11
THU
12
FRI
13
Shacharit 8.30am
Mincha 4.44pm
Ma’ariv Follows Mincha
Shacharit 6.50am
Mincha 1.30pm#
Ma’ariv 8.00pm
We wish a warm welcome to all our members and
visitors this Shabbat.
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friday night 6th february
Shacharit 7.00am
Mincha 1.30pm*
Ma’ariv 8.00pm
Mincha & Ma’ariv 4.44pm at Croxdale Road*, Yavneh*
and Ascot Close
(* Gingerbread story time)
Shacharit 7.00am
Mincha 1.30pm^
Ma’ariv 8.00pm
shabbat 7th february
Shacharit 6.50am
Mincha 1.30pm*
Ma’ariv 8.00pm
Shacharit 7.00am
Mincha 4.57pm
Ma’ariv Follows Mincha
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Children’s services 11.00am
The Youth service commences at 9.45am in the Kol
Rinah Hall
The community are invited to Kiddush at the
conclusion of the services sponsored by Caroline
and Barry Isaacson on the occasion of their son
Ben’s Barmitzvah
Mincha on Shabbat is now after Kiddush
and Ma'ariv is at 6.04pm, 15 minutes after Shabbat
goes out.
Horim Veyeladim continues at 6.34pm (please note
this will be the final session for this series).
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Parashat Yitro
‫פרשת יתרו‬
View the latest version of the Link
magazine online at www.beslink.org
We would like to thank all those
who have davened & leined in all
our services this Shabbat
[email protected]
www.borehamwoodshul.org
020 8386 5227
Main Shul, Limmud and Yavneh 9.30am
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# Mincha takes place at the Arkush home
* Mincha takes place at Ohr Yisrael
^ Lunch and Learn takes place at 12.30pm at
Croxdale followed by Mincha
7th february 2015
PO Box 47, Croxdale Road, Borehamwood, WD6 4QF
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The newsletter has been kindly
sponsored by Kenneth Keller to
mark the occasion of his
Special Birthday (70)
‫י״ח שבט תשע״ה‬
Candle lighting &
Shabbat begins at
4.44pm
Shabbat ends at
5.49pm
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[email protected] presents Davening @ the Dance Studio
@ 10.45am An informal, inspiring and uplifting Shabbat
prayer experience led by Rabbi Naftali Brawer
www.borehamwoodshul.org/DaveningDanceStudio
From next Shabbat, Mincha will be taking place later
on Shabbat afternoon at Croxdale Road, instead of
after Kiddush. It will be followed by a shiur and
Ma’ariv will then be at the same time that Shabbat
finishes. Check the newsletter for the time each week.
We will also be restarting our weekly Seudah Shlishit
after Pesach.
BES 60th Anniversary Celebrations
Were you bar/batmitzvah in 1955. If so, we would love to
hear from you so please contact either the shul office or
Judy Woolf at [email protected]
what’[email protected] - regular events
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Rabbi Kanterovitz’s Weekly Tanach Shiur and Parasha Shiur continues on Monday 9th
February and Wednesday 11th February
Messy Play with Bianca continues on Tuesday 10th February from 10 to 11am Entry £5
(please note there is no session during the February half term)
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JACS continues on Wednesday 11th February at BES. Please contact Loretta Kay on 0208
953 2779 for further info.
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Opera Club continues on Thursday 12th February at BES at 2.00pm
what’[email protected] - upcoming events
TUE
10 FEB
BES and Gilah Present – All about babies - All About Parenting. Please click on this link
for a list of dates and events: www.borehamwoodshul.org/AllAboutParenting
WED
11 FEB
The Female jew in the 21st Century - www.borehamwoodshul.org/FemaleJew
A series of talks open to Women and Men continues Wednesday 11th February
TUE
10 FEB
BES Ladies Bingo evening with Bianca Kanterovitz. 7.45pm at Croxdale Road, £10 per
person. www.borehamwoodshul.org/LadiesBingo for more information. Book online at
www.borehamwoodshul.org/tickets.
FRI
13 FEB
Kaballat Shabbat for Women and Girls – kindly hosted by Louise Moont at
5.20pm. More information at www.borehamwoodshul.org/WomensKS
WED
24 FEB
The Women’s Bet Medrash programme from Purim to Pesach starts in February. For
details please click here: www.borehamwoodshul.org/WomensBetMedrash
SUN
1 MAR
Michael Freedland, well-known author, broadcaster and one of the first members of our
Shul, will be giving a talk at BES at 8.00pm. The talk will be based around his updated
biography, Confessions of a Serial Biographer, in which the man who met ‘everyone’ from
Fred Astaire to Andre Previn, Harold Wilson to Tony Blair, and came away with a tale or
two to tell talks about his extraordinary life. His book will also be available to purchase.
WED
4 MAR
The Full Purim timetable is now available here: www.borehamwoodshul.org/Purim
For information on Purim Youth Events see www.borehamwoodshul.org/PurimFashion and
www.borehamwoodshul.org/ScrollAndRoll
MON
9 MAR
BES Women’s Bet Medrash presents Rebbetzen Lauren Levin, Britain’s first Yoetzet
Halachah. More information at www.borehamwoodshul.org/LaurenLevin
SUN
15 MAR
se.ed Pre-Pesach Seminar. A one-day seminar featuring talks from se.ed and local
Rabbis, including Rabbi Kanterovitz and Rabbi Boudilovsky. Children’s program also
provided. More information at www.borehamwoodshul.org/seedPrePesach.
‫שבת‬
21 MAR
Uniform shabbat to include an activity programme for all children of the community,
whether belonging to uniform groups at BES, other shuls or not at all, followed by
renewal of promises in shul. Childrens' services as normal but at 11.20.
Chief Rabbi and Rebbetzin Mirvis spending shabbat with us. Friday night dinner for
Youth (and their parents), Shabbat afternoon programme/seuda/tea for children pre27/28 MAR bar/bat mitzvah and their parents. This Shabbat programme gives everyone an
opportunity to hear the Chief Rabbi speak
‫שבת‬
THURS
4 JUN
notices
Guides for the 10+ & 14+ girls in our community.
Mondays from 7-8.30pm. Please contact the District
Commissioner, Penny, on 02084411202 for details
or visit www.girlguiding.org.uk to register your
interest online
3rd Elstree & Borehamwood Scout Group The
very successful 3rd Elstree & Borehamwood Scout
Group are looking for some new Leaders - full
training and support will be provided. If you are
interested or wish to discuss this further contact
Karen Ainley on [email protected]
The CRP system - Please note that CRP has now
finished for this year. If you need to continue CRP
after this date, please contact us at
[email protected] ASAP.
Information on CRP for 2015 will be announced in
March on the website
www.borehamwoodshul.org/crp
Welfare and Financial Care BES has a confidential
service available to support the community in
welfare and financial matters. If you require any
assistance or advice, or know someone in the
community who could benefit from this, please
contact Rebecca Brummer directly, in confidence,
on 0208 207 5741 or
email [email protected]
Eruv - We need people to contribute to the
Eruv’s ongoing financial stability. Subscribing to
the Eruv will also ensure you receive regular
weekly updates on its status. This can be done
at www.eboreruv.org/donate.asp
Contact [email protected]
Latest BOD update:
www.borehamwoodshul.org/BoD
[email protected]
Please contact [email protected]
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Boys Davenning Group continues as
usual, starting at 10.30am
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If you would like to host a Friday night
Oneg, please contact the Shul Office.
SAVE THE DATE – BES GALA DINNER www.borehamwoodshul.org/GalaDinner
we wish a ‘long life’ to
all those observing a
yahrzeit this week
Elaine Barnett
Michele Bazak
Elvira Berman
Janet Bloom
Ronnie Bloom
Madeleine Brown
Helene Cooper
Nathan Craig
Esther Cukier
Peter Elliston
Mark Ford
Sandra Frankfurt
Margaret Freedman
Paula Gilbey
Frances Goldberg
David Goldwater
Richard Gross
Daniel Hirschfield
Stanley Hirschfield
Jacqueline Joseph
Richard Kafton
Paul Koppelman
Ariyeh Landsmann
Denise Lederman
Hilary Leigh
Ivor Levene
Barry Levison
Davina Levy
Stuart Morley
Danielle Morris
Nicola Nathan
Lily Newton
Anthea Novak
Roger Phillips
Gary Rose
Michael Russell
Jeffery Serlin
Bella Silverton
Norma Sofier
Colin Spanjar
Charles Sterman
Edith Taylor
Vivian Williams
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Stone page 394
Living Torah page 344
Hertz page 288
Cohen page 445