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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
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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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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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Rosh Chodesh Elul

August 31 - September 1
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September 2019

Soul Candles

September 15 @ 11:30 am
Free

Soul Candles with Kohenet Rachel Rose Reid "Today we prepare candles for the sake of all these souls and for the sake of the souls who lie in the fields and forest..." Soreh Bas Toyvim, Tekhine of the Three Gates, 18th century. Until the early 20th century, women in Ashkenazi communities made candles during Elul, with the specific purpose of contemplating the souls of loved ones. Visiting graves, measuring out candle wick, making the candles; each of these acts were…

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Elul Study Sessions

September 19 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on 19th September 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on 3rd October 2019 at 8:00 pm

Learning in preparation for the High Holy Days with the New London clergy team: Opening the Gates – Thursday 19 September  What does it mean to prepare for the year ahead? Rabbis Jeremy and Natasha will lead a study session based on some of the great Mussar (ethical preparation) texts of our tradition. Closing the Gates – Thursday 3 October  A glimpse into the psychospiritual, theological, and musical realms of Ne’ilah with Chazan Stephen Cotsen and Rabbi Natasha Mann. All…

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October 2019

Elul Study Sessions

October 3 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on 19th September 2019 at 8:00 pm

One event on 3rd October 2019 at 8:00 pm

Learning in preparation for the High Holy Days with the New London clergy team: Opening the Gates – Thursday 19 September  What does it mean to prepare for the year ahead? Rabbis Jeremy and Natasha will lead a study session based on some of the great Mussar (ethical preparation) texts of our tradition. Closing the Gates – Thursday 3 October  A glimpse into the psychospiritual, theological, and musical realms of Ne’ilah with Chazan Stephen Cotsen and Rabbi Natasha Mann. All…

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