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May 2019

‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen.

May 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Three-part series
Free

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen.

May 22 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
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Three-part series
Free

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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A Walking tour of Jewish St John’s Wood, with Blue Badge Guide, Rachel Kolsky.

May 26 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
£12.50 – £17.50

Don’t miss this special event celebrating the three flagship synagogues in St John’s Wood while discovering the history and personalities who have shaped this quiet residential London quarter. Once the "wrong side of the park”, it became known for eminent Victorian artists and sculptors, where high walls could hide their secret liaisons, top class cricket, an iconic recording studio and as home to 1960s iconic pop-stars. Your tour includes the story behind St John’s Wood Synagogue, and the opportunity to…

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June 2019

‘Tefillah – History and Meaning’: A series of study sessions with Stephen Cotsen.

June 5 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Three-part series
Free

It is not enough just to translate our prayers. They have layers of meaning; there is politics, social history and more to discover. I have chosen three wonderful texts. The opening blessings of the Amidah have a fascinating history, Anim Z'mirot is a mystical song created in the aftermath of the devastation caused to the Jews of Germany by the Crusaders. The Kaddish did not start off being said by mourners, but that too is a most interesting story. Do…

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July 2019

New London Synagogue AGM

July 1 @ 7:30 pm

The Tenth Annual General Meeting of The New London Synagogue

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Hebrew for Beginners

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 21st July 2019

Free – £60

Can't read Hebrew? We have the answer. A three week intensive course with Stephen Cotsen. We promise you, it is easier than you think, and, yes, after just three weeks (including some home practising!) you should be able to decode Hebrew and follow along with the services. It's free to NLS Members. It's fun (guaranteed or your money back). It's on three consecutive Sunday mornings, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm; July 7th, 14th and 21st. Please register below, or…

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Hebrew for Beginners

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 21st July 2019

Free – £60

Can't read Hebrew? We have the answer. A three week intensive course with Stephen Cotsen. We promise you, it is easier than you think, and, yes, after just three weeks (including some home practising!) you should be able to decode Hebrew and follow along with the services. It's free to NLS Members. It's fun (guaranteed or your money back). It's on three consecutive Sunday mornings, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm; July 7th, 14th and 21st. Please register below, or…

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Hebrew for Beginners

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 21st July 2019

Free – £60

Can't read Hebrew? We have the answer. A three week intensive course with Stephen Cotsen. We promise you, it is easier than you think, and, yes, after just three weeks (including some home practising!) you should be able to decode Hebrew and follow along with the services. It's free to NLS Members. It's fun (guaranteed or your money back). It's on three consecutive Sunday mornings, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm; July 7th, 14th and 21st. Please register below, or…

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August 2019

Tisha B’Av Joint Service at Belsize Square Synagogue

August 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

7:30 pm Mincha followed by Seudah Shlishit (Shabbat conclusion meal); 8:30 pm Lecture on the Second Temple, Josephus and Philo by guest speaker Prof. Sarah Pearce; 9:15 pm Ma'ariv followed by an introduction given by Rabbi Jeremy Gordon, Kinnot and Eicha led by Cantors Cotsen and Heller.

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High Holy Day Tickets

August 20 @ 12:06 pm
£12.50 – £150

High Holy Day tickets for both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur can be purchased below. All traditional services for the High Holy Days will be led by Chazan Stephen Cotsen, assisted by Lester Kershenbaum and Alex Games. Services will take place both in the Sanctuary and in the Hall. On the mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we are delighted to offer 90 minute services in the Kiddush Hall led by one of our community’s finest storytellers and prayer leaders,…

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