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This Weekend and Beyond at Woodford Liberal Synagogue (4th July)

July 2, 2014

Scholar In Residence Weekend

This weekend we look forward to welcoming Professor Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman – Professor of Liturgy at Hebrew Union College.  He well known for his work on Synagogue 3000 – the future of synagogue based communities – and is visiting Woodford as our guest Scholar in Residence.

WLS Services This Week

Friday 4th July: We are delighted to welcome Professor Rabbi Larry Hoffman as a ‘Scholar in Residence’ for the weekend – starting with a ‘Woodford Resouled’ service on Erev Shabbat at the earlier time of 6:45 pm and led by Rabbi Richard Jacobi

Saturday 5th July: The ‘Scholar in Residence’ weekend continues with our Shabbat morning service at the usual time of 10:30 am; it includes a Torah reading from Bereishit 39:1-23 and the service is led by Rabbi Richard Jacobi with Professor Rabbi Larry Hoffman


Saturday 5th July: Cheder continues at the usual time of 10:20 am

Upcoming WLS Events

Friendship Club Sunday 5th July: The Friendship Club will hear a talk on ‘Secret London’ by Diane Burstein; starts at 2:00 pm and includes usual refreshments – contact Harriet or Russell to book you place

Liberal Judaism Sunday Seminars

Sunday 20th July: The next Sunday Seminar will explore music – for details will follow later

Redbridge Jewish Community Centre

Wednesday 2nd July: RJCC film night presents Operation Mural – This documentary tells the little known story of how 530 Jewish children were smuggled out of Morocco to Israel in 1961.  Mural was the code name for David Littman, who with his wife (the future writer) Gisele Orebi, posed as an English gentleman to carry out this risky mission.  The screening starts at 8:00 pm and is expected to finish by 9:30 pm – tickets are available from RJCC and cost £5

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