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Rabbi E. Levy

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NEW CELEBRITY LECTURE SERIES STARTING 17 JANUARY 2017

By info on January 9, 2017 - י"א טבת תשע"ז

COMMUNAL SHABBATON 12th NOVEMBER 2016 SAVE THE DATE

By info on October 10, 2016 - ח' תשרי תשע"ז


REPORT on 3rd LECTURE MON 4 APRIL 2016 @8pm-Philip HYMAN-JEWS in MUSIC

By Stadmin on February 3, 2016 - כ"ד שבט תשע"ו
                 On Monday evening,  Philip Hyman began an ambitious, double Lecture in our Shool Hall at 8pm on ”Jews in Music”  The first half was on Chazans, & Chazonos, covering many, including Gershom Sirota, Mordecai Hershman, Richard Tucker, Leibele Waldman & Shalom Katz. The second half, after our Refreshment Interval & our Raffle, was on Jewish Composers, principally George & Ira Gershwin, both as biography, and their quite amazing music..
 
             We were treated to the most bright, re-cleaned, versions of what were early Chazanos recordings, on the equipment that Philip had brought with him. The many pieces brought back many memories of Times Past, when these Chazons drew masses to the Shool Services at which they presided.
 
           The Story of the Music of the Gershwins provided a most enjoyable contrast in the second session, as we were given many examples of what they had produced, including the Original Version of ”Rhapsody in Blue”, which showed a quite different side to Gershwin’s famous concept.
 
            The whole evening spanned nearly 2 hours, and yet our audience sat enjoying every moment of this Musical evening, often clapping both Philip’s Presentation, & the Music. They even lingered on after it was over, to talk to him & each other. It was a very successful, as well as enjoyable evening. We all spoke about another like it in the Future.
 

REPORT on LECTURE No2-MICHAEL KUSHNER Mon.7 March 2016

By Stadmin on February 3, 2016 - כ"ד שבט תשע"ו

Michael Kushner Lecture Mon. 7 March 2016  ”Jewish Bletchley Park”

Michael Kushner had a supper at his Aunt, Lee Anderson, before coming to our Shool Hall on Monday evening 7 March, to speak about the Jewish aspects of Bletchley Park, the centre of the top secret Code-breaking of the German Enigma machine, during our battle for survival in WW2.

He had prepared his Presentation very well beforehand, and before a full and interested audience, he proceeded to give a picture of Bletchley Park, from it’s Private ownership in the Rothchild family before the War,to it’s highly secret and vital work during the War, as the centre of British Code-breaking and Intelligence.

His picture did not attempt to go into the complex Mathmatics of the Code Work, but it did shine a bright light on the human side of those who were drawn into the work. In particular, he brought out just how many Jewish minds took part in this vital battle of defeating the Nazi Machine, and their intent, not just of having the ”Final Solution” for the Jews of Europe, but for us too, had they reached this country.

His Lecture was enjoyed and appreciated by those present. They also enjoyed both the Raffle that was held, and the Buffet provided by Lee Anderson and her Ladies Guild. Many remained chatting, for some time after the Lecture had ended, enjoying the company.

We are now beginning the planning for our 3rd Lecture, a Musical Evening on a Jewish Theme, given by Philip Hyman, on Monday evening, 4 APRIL 2016 @ 8pm

From the BLETCHLEY PARK LECTURE

CELEBRITY LECTURE Report of Rabbi Hersh’s on 1 Feb 2016

By info on January 11, 2016 - א' שבט תשע"ו
             On Monday evening, 1 Feb 2016, at 8pm in our Shool Hall, after an introduction by Rabbi Levy, Rabbi Aubrey Hersh gave us our first Lecture of this year’s series, on the subject of ”False Messiahs’.  He brought the time of the 17th Century, and especially the Life of Sabbatai Zevi, to life, putting it into the context of our present Galus, as well as relating it to issues that we still have around us today.
 
             We had a good audience who braved a night of severe local Gales to attend, and they gave an excellent response to a good and interesting Speaker. Our Chairman thanked him for how he had presented it.
 
             We held a Raffle for a table of prizes, and rounded it off with a lovely spread of Tea, Coffee and cakes provided by our Ladies Guild.

REPORT …CHANUKAH 2015 AT PGSS Sunday 6 Dec. 2015

By info on November 29, 2015 - י"ז כסלו תשע"ו

    Our Communal Celebration of the Chanuka Lighting for the 1st Night.

              We had an good and happy response , out-doing even last year’s, to the Invitation to our Palmers Green & Southgate Kehilla to come and celebrate Chanuka together, and the Lighting of the Candles for the 1st Night in our Hall.

            We began the afternoon at 3.00pm with the dovening of Mincha in the Hall.  This was followed by a Film about a quiet man, who having visited Czechoslovakia just before WW2, set about trying to rescue some of the Jewish children who were about to be engulfed by the advance of Hitler. As at the time of Chanuka…in every Generation someone arises to try to destroy us…..and we pray to Hashem for help.

        
          Towards night, Rabbi Levy light the Chanuka Candles, and all joined in the Brachos, Ha’naaros Hallaluh, and singing Maoz Tzur, with the Lights of the candles adding to the Lights of the Hall.

                 We enjoyed the fun of a Raffle, with Doughnuts, Cakes, Tea and Coffee so nicely presented and served by our Ladies Guild.  It may have been grey, damp and cold outside…but it was bright, warm and welcoming inside!

                       We look forward to more of the same coming together.

                                   Your Chair.

           To answer your question… the”quiet man” is now known as Sir Nicholas Winton.

 

 

                                 

                A ”Saved Future……”

                            

               Lighting…..

          

              Some of the Raffle!!

         

                                  FOOD to enjoy!!

                           

SHABBAT UK 2015 AT PGSS

By info on October 21, 2015 - ח' חשון תשע"ו

REPORT OF SHABBAT UK AT PALMERS GREEN & SOUTHGATE SHUL:

Palmers Green and Southgate Shul experienced an amazing Shabbaton following the Shabbat Morning Service, which attracted a large gathering.

The community celebrated Shabbat with an excellent communal meal, accompanied by singing and traditional Shabbat Z’miros. The Shul even has serviettes specially printed for the occasion.

Rabbi Emanuel Levy, Rabbi of the community said: We all enjoyed the wonderful, inspiring Shabbat atmosphere engendered in the community on this very special Shabbat.

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Message to Palmers Green & Southgate Shul from the Chief Rabbi

SHEMINI ATZERES AND SIMCHAS TORAH 2015 AT PGSS

By info on October 2, 2015 - י"ט תשרי תשע"ו

Shemini Atzeret
Monday 5th October 2015
Morning Service at 9:00 AM
Afternoon & Evening Service & Hakofos at 6:15 PM
Followed by Kiddush.
Nightfall at 7:16 PM

Simchas Torah
Tuesday 6th October 2015
Morning Service at 9:00 AM
Hakofos at 10:00 AM
Kiddush following the Service.
Afternoon Service and Shiur at 6:15 PM
Ma’ariv when Yom Tov ends at 7:14 PM

TISHA B’AV AT PGSS 2015

By info on July 24, 2015 - ח' אב תשע"ה


Shabbat 25th July 2015

Fast begins at 8:59pm

Shabbat ends at 9:58pm
After Shabbat ends say ברוך המבדיל בין קודש לחול.
Please remember to wear your non leather footwear.

Maariv at 10:15pm

Rabbi Levy will read Megillas Eichah and the kinnos.

Sunday 26th July 2015

Shacharis at 8:00am

Rabbi Levy  will lead the reading of the Kinnos together with explanations.

Mincha with Tallis and Tefillin at 1:30 pm

Fast terminates at 9:50pm