• Sunday, October 18th, 9.30: Beth Shalom Sunday School commences Term 4.
  • Sunday 18 October, 1:30-3:30pm: Beth Shalom Community meeting. There will be an update on progress with the negotiations with the AHC Trust about the Jewish Community Centre and the Board will start discussions about the Vision Project. The meeting will be followed by the live screening of the Bledisloe Cup game at Eden Park at 4pm. Please remember the no parking restrictions on the side of Manukau Road leading to Newmarket.
  • Friday 30th October: Hebrew School and the Bnei Mishnah class will lead the service followed by a potluck dinner. Please bring a non-meat dish or dessert to share.
  • Thursday 5 November: Ladies, save the date for the Challah Bake. More details to follow.
  • Saturday 7 November: Bar Mitzvah of Lucas Volodzskis. Please join Lucas’s family as they celebrate this milestone.
  • Registration is open for the UPJ Virtual Biennnial that takes place on Sunday 8 November. Check out the UPJ website. A compelling vision of Progressive Judaism for 2020 and beyond will be presented together with new ways to connect and build strong communities and congregations for the future.  See the bio and a link to the TED talk of Rabbi Sharon Brous from the States who will be presenting.This is very much in line with our Strategic Vision and Theory of Change for our community. Cost is $60 AU and final registration date is 23 October.
  • Monday 9 November, 7.30 pm: Please join us for an interfaith event to be hosted at Beth Shalom: Preserving the Environment – Abrahamic faiths in dialogue. Debbie Miller will be representing Judaism. The event will be followed by a light supper.
  • Friday 13 November, 6:30pm: Rabbi JoEllen Duckor will be at Beth Shalom leading Kabbalat Shabbat service with her special blend of our traditional service and a few short meditations.
  • Beth Shalom has kindly been given a significant supply of the recently published book “Identity and Involvement Volume 3” edited by Ann Gluckman, Deb Levy Friedler and Lindy Davis to sell with all proceeds to go to Beth Shalom. It’s only $25 per copy. A wonderful book about Auckland Jewry into the 21st Century with chapters written about Beth Shalom and a number of chapters written by Beth Shalom members. Available through Christine in the office.
  • The sale of surplus books has restarted. Prices are $2 per book or make a donation. See Debbie Miller.
  • Please remember the tradition of tzedakah by bringing some non-perishable food with you for our collection box in the foyer.
  • A reminder about our prayers for healing: if you would like our home prayer group to pray for healing for you or for someone close to you please advise the office.