• Saturday 5 December: Bat Mitzvah of Aurora Liebman-McGrath. Please join Aurora’s family to celebrate this simcha.
  • Friday 11 December, 6:30pm: Beth Shalom Chanukah Party. Poster on Facebook and in the luach/website. Come at 5.30 pm with your children to make latkes and doughnuts with Debbie in the kitchen, Service at 6.30 then let’s party. Please bring your Chanukkiah and candles to light during the service as well as salads or Chanukah food to share for dinner. Dreidl derby for the children. Candles are now for sale, $4 a packet.
  • Saturday 12 December, 10-11am: Shabbat Kat in the Library.
  • Sunday 13 December 9:30am – 12:30pm: Sunday School end of year and Chanukah celebration.
  • The deadline is nearing for leaving your old Siddurim or Machzorim for burial, the collection closes on 28 November. Collection boxes are in the foyer. This applies only to liturgical texts and not to unwanted books in general.
  • The new date for the commemoration for Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is Sunday 29 November at 5pm at Auckland Hebrew Congregation. Please RSVP to AHC by 24 Nov using the link on the notice or in the weekly email.
  • 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. 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.
  • 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.