We are having a really special Shabbat this week, beginning tonight at 6pm with Kabbalat Shabbat. At 9.15am we have our regular shiur, followed by the Tefillah at 9.45am. We have the great pleasure of welcoming Yael, daughter of Alex Fein and Yaron Gottlieb, with a Simchat Bat. Yaron will be giving the Dvar Torah. The Fein and Gottlieb families welcome everyone to a Kiddush in Yael's honour. We wish you all much naches!
Shavuot dinner: The Omer is about counting days till Shavuot- and we have just over 2 weeks to go until our wonderful Shavuot Communal Dinner on May 14th, followed by a night of learning. Features of the night include "Your God Is My God" conversion stories, and guest speakers Michael Steinlauf with a discussion on Yiddish literature related to sin, and Andrew Benjamin presenting a philosophical view of justice based on biblical texts. Early bird booking by Wed 8th May, the dinner is $35 for adults and $20 for university/school students. We hope you can join us - bookings here.
Condolence: We wish a long life to Ros Zwier and family on the recent loss of her mother, Sonja Zwier z'l. May you know only simchas from here on.
Fundraiser: Benji Prawer is raising money for 'Live below the Line', a project where people live off $2 a day for food for 5 days. The money raised goes to building schools in third world countries in order to break the poverty cycle. Benji is undertaking this challenge and is looking for people to sponsor him by clicking here.
The Producers: The talented Joel Lazar is starring as the charactor of 'Franz Liebkind' in The Producers from May 11th - 25th, put on by JYM, Jewish musical theatre company. For bookings please go to http://www.jymtheatre.com/.