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Detailed Holyday service times for 5776-2015 are here

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Israel Update 1 October 2015

Israel Update 1 October 2015

Flag of IsraelBy Hazel Green


A rocket launched from the central Gaza Strip targeting Ashdod was intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-missile system Tuesday night…Ashdod’s distance from the Strip indicates the use of a larger rocket than the type usually employed by smaller Salafist groups. http://www.timesofisrael.com/rocket-downed-by-iron-dome-over-ashdod/

In response, the Israel Air Force attacked four Hamas military installations Continue reading

KLS Local Events: October 2015

Kingston Liberal Synagogue: October 2015 Events

Kingston Liberal Synagogue is kindly providing their monthly events listing to KSDS.  Note that many events require that you book in advance.

Sunday 11th October Annual Lunch 12.30 for 1.00. Three-course lunch  followed by a talk about “The Golden Days of Radio” by John Whitehead with recordings of highlights.  We will be having a fish meal but if you prefer a vegetarian option please let us know when you reserve you ticket. Tickets, at £10, are available from Nick & Jenny Osorio (02089774640), Helen in the Office or other committee members.
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Parashat Ha’azinu

Parashat of the week: Ha’azinu

by Adam Nakar

Moses’ song. He calls for heaven and earth to listen to his teachings. He recalls all the good Hashem did for the Israelites. But as Israel prospered, it will forget Hashem, and His wrath will flare against them. They will be scattered, persecuted by their enemies. Continue reading

South London Jewish Services: October 2015

From Stephen Ison

Hope all readers had a wonderful Rosh Hashonah and a meaningful Yom Kippur.

Please find below [KSDS editor’s note: What’s On is here, not below.] the adult version of the What’s On and also as an attachment.    Also attached the version for babies, children, teenagers and young adults and the Kosher Food Supplies Guide (remember it contains other useful information such as a large supermarket “telephone” service!) Continue reading

Israel Update 24 September 2015

Israel Update 17 September 2015

Flag of Israel

By Hazel Green


Israeli volunteers are helping Syrian, Iraqi and Pakistani refugees…This mission presents a unique challenge: The beneficiaries come from countries that are traditionally hostile, or even officially still at war, with Israel.

IsraAID has begun distributing baby slings donated by Israeli families  Continue reading