Shabbat Matot @ Bet David

Dear Congregants and Friends,

We invite you to join us for our festive Shabbat services this Friday at 18h00 and Saturday morning at 09h30.

All children are invited to join Kani and Debbie for the resumption of Youth Activities this weekend. The Teens will join Kani for a peulah on the parsha, whilst Debbie will entertain the younger children with fun arts.

 Friday, 26 July
* Kids‘ and Teens‘ Club (18h00)
* Kabbalat Shabbat Service (18h00)
incl. birthday blessings for our July celebrants

Guest speaker on Friday (26/07)

On Friday we welcome Gusti Yehoshua Braverman to our service. Gusti holds a BA in Social Work and Mass Communication, and an MA in Mass Communication. Gusti served as the director of the Tamar Dance Company from 1990–1992, and as the Associate Director of Israeli Movement for Progressive Judaism from September 1993-July 2010. Gusti represented the Reform Movement at the World Zionist Congress, and was elected to the World Zionist Organization Executive at the 36th World Zionist Congress, as the co-chair of the Department for Zionist Activities in the Diaspora in 2010.  She currently serves as the Chairman of the Department for Diaspora Activities. Additionally, she has been a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel since 2010, and of the Public Council to Commemorate Theodor Herzl. Gusti will give the sermon on Friday.

Saturday, 27 July
* Shabbat morning service (09h30)
* Kids‘ Club (09h30)
* Yoga Minyan (10h30)
* Bracha (11h30)
* Shabbat Talk (12h00)

Devarim — More than words!

In two weeks’ time, we will begin with the reading of the 5th book of the Torah, called Devarim. It contains the fare well words of  Moses to the Israelites in the wilderness. Not only the departing words of Moses make this part of the Torah worth to study each parasha, but also the way the book reflects on the time passed since the exodus and how it (re-)introduces laws and values for the generations to come. Torah Study with Rabbi Schell – Saturday @ 12h00

Shabbat Shalom

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