January 9, 2019
Ladies coffee-time Shiur with
Rebbetzen Jacqueline Feldman
11am on the following Wednesdays
14th November, 28th November
9th January, 16th January
The overall topic for the 7 weeks will be:
‘The Seven Species and their relevance today’
Each session is an independent topic so attendance at previous sessions is not required for understanding or enjoyment of later sessions.
Jacqueline Feldman, the Rebbetzen of Bushey, along with her husband Rabbi Elchonon Feldman, lead the United Synagogue’s second largest community.
She attended Hasmonean High School in London, Bnos Chava Seminary in Jerusalem and received a BSc in Neuroscience from Kings College London. She is a graduate of the Kol Soroh Suzie Bradfield Programme and recently the Chief Rabbi’s Ma’ayan Programme. She particularly enjoyed the Ma’ayan training which looked at medical science alongside the Jewish laws which are relevant to this.
She has worked with children and adults with special needs, in a formal setting as SENCo of a secondary school and in camps informally.
Jacqueline is passionate about education, combining her love for Medical Science and Judaism. She plays the harp, loves arts and crafts and spending time with her wonderful family.
January 18, 2019
Central Synagogue is delighted to welcome
RABBI SHALOM HAMMER
as our Scholar in Residence
on Shabbat 18/19 January 2019
Friday 19th January
4:15 pm Mincha and Carlebach Style Kabbalat Shabbat followed by talk:
“Israel’s Struggle for Survival and Vision of Continuity”.
Shabbat 20th January
Sermon: “Partnering with G-d”.
“Jewish Heroism: Mind with Matter: Infusing Ideology in the IDF”.
Rabbi Shalom Hammer, originally from the USA, has now lived in Israel for 30 years. He served under the Rabbinate Division of the Israeli Defense Forces and currently serves as a senior lecturer for the Jewish Identity Branch of the IDF to help motivate troops in all divisions and infuse Jewish Identity.
In addition he is founder and director of Makom Meshutaf, an initiative offering lectures throughout the country on the basics of Judaism to Secular Kibbutzim and Moshavim.
Shalom also serves as a lecturer for The Israel Government Fellows of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center and has authored five books.
Rabbi Hammer is a contributing writer for the Jerusalem Post and is a renowned guest lecturer for communities throughout the Diaspora including the United States, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.
January 19, 2019
Shabbat 19th January
Tu B’Shvat themed children’s service
10:45 am Children’s Service start
11:35 am Children on the Bimah to sing
11:45 am Ice cream kiddush
New year (for trees) party with 15 types of fruit, storytelling and more
Central Synagogue, 36-40 Hallam Street, London W1W 6NW
January 23, 2019
Introduction to Essential Oils
with Central Synagogue member, Hayley Netser
on Wednesday 23rd January 2019 at 11 am
This relaxed class will empower you to use essential oils to optimise your health and wellbeing. The oils can be used as an effective plant-based medicine to support the body to heal from most physical ailments as well as powerful emotional support whether it be for stress, anxiety, low confidence and much more.
This class will include the following topics:
– What exactly is in an essential oil?
– Why natural oils can be the most powerful form of medicine
– How essential oils can powerfully affect your emotions through the limbic system in your brain
– The effective use of oils against bacterial and viral infections
– Why doTERRA are different to most essential oils in their philosophy and their healing capabilities
– How to use the oils and integrate them into your current lifestyle and/or business
– An overview of the most frequently used oils and practical tips and advice for how to use them
RSVP via the Shul Office:
T: 020 7580 1355
February 2, 2019
Central Synagogue is delighted to present
Guest Speaker Dr Alan Mendoza
Shabbat 2nd February 2019
to address the community during the Kiddush
“President Trump’s Israel Policy: Time for the UK to follow?”
Dr Alan Mendoza is a Founder and the Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society. He directs analysis, research focus, strategy and development for the organisation.
He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Advisory Board of the Electric Infrastructure Security Council and the presenter of Current Affairs on the J-TV news channel.
Alan is a frequent speaker at high-profile national and international events and conferences. He holds a BA and MPhil in History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; and a PhD at the same institution focusing on Anglo-American relations during the Bosnian War, 1992-1995.