Raymond Harris Obituary

We are sorry to inform you of the passing of Raymond Harris, aged 89. Raymond grew up in Islington and was one of the last members of Poets Road Synagogue. We met Raymond when we first moved to Islington in 2011 and he became a regular attendee and supporter of Chabad Islington. He particularly enjoyed the annual Islington Menorah Lighting and was very proud to be called the ‘Zeide of Islington’. He is mourned by his daughter Yvonne, sister, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Bar Mitzvah Boy

Last week I was invited to meet the Senior Islington Labour Members Group - my mistake for talking about the elephant in the room (rabbis should not talk about politics!) One of the attendees, a nice, friendly Irish fellow named Patrick, mentions that his grandmother is Jewish. So we meet for coffee this morning and celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on Upper Street!

New course: Soul Maps

A new course created by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute is coming to Chabad Islington. You can book the whole six-week course or a particular session that you're interested in. Soul Maps: Kabbalah to Navigate Your Inner World 10 October - 14 November 2018 Soul Maps introduces you to the Tanya, a 200-year-old text with a revolutionary new look at human psychology. It provides Kabbalah-based tools to help you understand yourself. ​ Until the publication of Tanya, the Kabbalah was an esoteric discipline that was studied and understood by only a select few. Tanya, however, sought to make the teachings of Kabbalah practical, relevant, and accessible. Its numerous reprints attest to its success



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