Sunday 17 December, 5-7pm Islington Green jewishislington.co.uk/chanukah Facebook event Please join us at the 7th annual Islington Menorah Lighting, a free celebration for the whole community to mark Chanukah, the Jewish festival of lights. Witness the ceremony of lighting the nine-branch Menorah, hear a live band play Klezmer music, sing traditional songs, and indulge in free savoury and sweet treats: doughnuts, hot cocoa, and a variety of latkes, traditional potato pancakes of various flavours provided by the excellent Adafina. The evening will feature plenty of free entertainment for all ages, including kids’ activites tent and captivating fire performances. This year’s edition is made sp
Join us this Chanukah in making a modern miracle! Challenge yourself to a barefoot fire-walk and raise money for Chabad Islington. At Chabad Islington we love making Judaism accessible to anyone and everyone. From Shabbat dinners to educational class and children’s programs, there is constantly work for us to do. However in order for this all to happen, we need your help making it possible. And what better way to get involved than challenging yourself to a barefoot fire-walk. It will be a unique experience for you and an opportunity for your friends to sponsor you. How it works Minimum fundraising target: £300.00 The fire-walk is limited to 50 spaces. You can choose another charity to split
Nov 5, 2017 at 2-5pm £10 full price / £8 Supporters' Club members Please join us for the upcoming tour of Jewish Islington! We will visit important sites of the historic Jewish community, including where the North London Synagogue once stood, and find out more about the beginnings, Golden Age, pause, and rebirth of the Jewish community of Islington. Book your tickets now.
We have been given the chance to win £25,000 for The Big Jewish Summer Fete 2018 which brings the Islington community together in a celebration of Jewish culture. Right now all you need to do is register and vote with the Aviva Community Fund. Registration is quick! If you have a moment, please share this with your friends and family too.
Thursday 30 November, 7.30-10pm £10 per person / £7.50 Supporters' Club members Bake and mingle while having fun trying different braids, shapes and challah toppings. LEARN: the art of of making Challah, including how to properly mix, knead, shape, and bake challah. MAKE: your own using the twist of your choice and then choose toppings from our tasty toppings bar. TAKE: home and enjoy your very own fresh homemade Challah made by YOU to share with others! You will also receive your very own challah recipe card. **For the seasoned Challah bakers or first timers** Limited spots available, reserve yours now!
Our new course will start on 31 Oct and 1 Nov. Course Overview Debate and disputation are not only encouraged within Judaism but reside at the very heart of Jewish history and theology. The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) presents Great Debates in Jewish History, a six-session course exploring six fundamental conflicts that pit the greatest Jewish minds against each other--six instances of vastly divergent perspectives from throughout our history, including several that remain questions for us today. Discover a stirring and surprising account of Judaism’s intellectual history, from the ancient to the modern-day; as you relive epochs rich in narrative that provide fascinating context for
On Sunday 8 October 2017 Chabad Islington went on a fascinating tour of the Chassidic community of Stamford Hill. From meeting a local councillor to visiting a local family's Sukkah, we all had a fun and informative afternoon.