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50 days that can help so many

At Bet David, we have found an additional way to give meaning to the traditional way of counting of the Omer. When we count the omer, we give 50 days of hope. I believe that education is one of the major ways to empower all parts of our society...

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Pessach @ Bet David Join your Bet David family for two special sederim this year. On the second night (31.3.), we will have our taditional Communal Seder, led by Rabbi Schell. On Sunday, 1 April, all our children are invited to take part in our Children‘s Seder. If you...

Pesach @ Bet David

Join your Bet David family for two special sederim this year. On the second night (31.3.), we will have our taditional Communal Seder, led by Rabbi Schell. On Sunday, 1 April, all our children are invited to take part in our Children‘s Seder. If you have an extra seat...

PESACH AT BET DAVID – A BIG THANK YOU

The congregation celebrated a wonderful beginning of this year’s Pesach. Both, the evening service and the morning festival service were well attended. In his remarks Rabbi Schell pointed out that freedom is nothing that we should take for granted but rather needs our protection and contribution every single day....

Torah Sparks: Resurrection of the death?

This coming Shabbat, we have a dramatic haftarah reading from Ezekiel 37:1-14. The prophet shares the vision of dry bones coming to life. What does this vision have to do with Passover, our festival of freedom, our deliverance from slavery? The Haftarah Commentary, by Gunther Plaut, offers the following...

Pesach Seder: A very Jewish version of a symposium

The most well-known thing that Jewish people do during Passover is to gather together for a ceremonial festive meal called a seder. The main thing to understand about a seder is that it combines a delicious meal, the telling of the story of the Exodus from Egypt, and a...

Pesach @ Bet David

Pesach is one of our most important festivals throughout the year, and we would love to have you with us. You’ll find below our Pesach schedule, a guide for keeping kosher during Pesach, and information on counting the Omer. Chag Pesach Sameach PESACH 2017/5777 Monday 10 April * Erev...

Torah Sparks: Teach it to your children

An old saying teaches that we believe what we see, but the reverse is often true: we see what we believe.  And what we believe is often coloured by the stories we’ve learned. In less than two weeks, we are going to celebrate Pesach, Passover. The most important mitzvah...

Pesach Seder 5777 – 2017

Join the Bet David Family for our Communal Dinner on 2nd Night of Pesach, Tuesday, 11 April 2017 18h00 for 18h30 in the Shul MENU *** Soup & Kneidel *** Fresh Salads Fish and Vegetables / Vegetarian Main Dish *** Ice Cream & Fruit platter (Matzo, Kosher Wine*, Soft...

Pesach is our festival to thank God for the many miracles in our lives

Each year we sing Dayeinu as part of our Seder, showing our gratitude to God for all the wonders performed to our ancestors as they went free from Egypt. Though the traditional text encompasses over a dozen items for which we give thanks, many modern Haggadot have added even...