Mosaic Masorti News

Service takers this Shabbat 10th September
Shacharis – David Bright
Torah Service – Jonathan Fenster
Leyning – Rabbi Anthony & David Bright
Maftir – Jonathan Fenster
Dvar – Ruth Soetendorp
Musaf  – Marvyn Ellison
Sedra – Shoftim

Nicholas Kafka, 13/9; Chloe Ellison, 13/9; Colin Berkovitch,15/9.

Ian Nissenbaum remembering his father, Eddy Nissenbaum.
Chanan Shuall remembering his father, Tzvi Shuall.

Selichot  Services
MJC will mark the first night of Selichot on Saturday 17th September at the Scout Hut. Havdalah will be at 8.15pm; a concert of Yamim Noraim music, led by the Liberal and Reform communities’ Music directors, will begin at 8.30. In addition Masorti Selichot Services will take place at 9.30pm.

Friday night at Rabbi Anthony and Abi’s home 
There will be a Friday night Shabbat service and meal at Rabbi Anthoiny and Abi’s home, on Friday 16th September. Please advise Rabbi Anthony  if you would
like to attend. All offers of  donations will be gratefully accepted.



Moving into Stanmore Hill Icon
Watch this space.
We are still waiting on a definite date.  We will be wanting schlepping assistance and it may be short notice. Thanks so far to Andy, Dave Scott, Gary, Gill, Joe, Julie and Marvyn. Please do not be shy



Introductory/Youth Service – 11.00 AM on Shabbat, 24th September
Especially aimed at younger members, and hopefully of more general interest, this shorter service will include ‘highlights’ of the Shabbat service, and some explanation of the structure and content of the service. Hopefully it will fairly informal introduction to what’s really going on at shul. This will take place at 11am, upstairs at the Scout Hut, and before we join together with the main service for Kiddush at 12.00 noon. All very welcome.

Sunday 25th September – Visiting Cheshunt Cemetery before the High Holy Days
It is a tradition to visit the graves of relatives and friends before the High Holy Days.  On Sunday 25th September, at 10AM, we will meet at Cheshunt cemetery for a short service when members may take the opportunity to visit the graves of loved ones. All are invited to join Rabbi Anthony in visiting graves of HEMS / MM community members who did not leave close family. Please contact if you would like help with transport, to take you to and from the cemetery.

High Holy Day services
The High Holy Day Services this year will take place in the Arts Centre Complex. More details will be issued in this week’s delivery of Kehila magazine. Please come and join us for Erev Rosh Hashannah service at the Arts Centre on Sunday 25th  September.



We will be having Tashlich on the Monday 26th September around 6.00 pm followed by a service and meal at the home of Rabbi Anthony and Abi. Please bring along the gift which you will find  with this week’s Kehila magazine, as it will aid proceedings


AGM for Mosaic Masorti
The AGM for Mosaic Masorti will be at 4.00 pm on Sunday 23rd October in the new shul building. Please come and join us all.

Sponsoring a kiddish 
If you would like to sponsor a kiddish for any special occasion, like a birthday, anniversary, before going on a special journey, coming back from a special journey, new home, restored good health, please advise Ann in the office and she will see if the date is free




Refuah Schlemahs and Meetings with Rabbi Anthony 
We always mention people who are unwell at the Shabbat service and to wish them a speedy recovery. If you would like a person mentioned, please notify by sunset
on a Friday.  We take this opportunity to report that Sam Charkham and Rabbi Soetendorp are both making good progress after their recent bouts in hospital, post-surgery. We are delighted  to report that Anne Pinkus is back in the care location after a recent stay in hospital.


Rabbi Anthony is always available to chat to congregants and can meet up also in your home. If you have any wishes, or ideas, please advise Rabbi Anthony 

September 8, 2022