Mosaic Masorti News

Sale of Chametz
Rabbi Anthony is happy to sell your chametz over Pesach. A simple form, attached to the email you received on Monday, should please be returned no later than Tuesday 4th April.

Web site
There is so much going on. Please look at the website to get a flavour of events that you can savour.
We have not listed items that are featured across Mosaic as they are in the bulletin.

Thank you
We thank Jo Lewis and Gillian Gurner for organising an excellent day touring Jewish Oxford.  Gillian writes: “After our enjoyable trip last Sunday, organised by Jo Lewis and Gillian Gurner,  Mosaic will be organising another event of interest and judging by the happy faces on the photo, a great day was had by all. If there is a place you would like to visit, please advise Gillian or Jo via the shul office. We are looking for places around one hour’s coach journey”.



Mazeltov to Andy and Julie Dysch
We extend a hearty Mazeltov to Andy and Julie Dysch on the occasion of their daughter Faye’s engagement  Icon to Will.  May they have many years of happiness.

Talmud class
The Talmud class is now having Pesach Holidays.  It will recommence on Thursday 20th April..

Michael Harris – Second barmitzvah
Michael has asked us to thank the community for making his second barmitzvah so special.

Rabbi Anthony and Abi have plenty of space at their seder table on the first Seder night.  If you’d like to attend, please contact  and you won’t need to do the mahnish tana! You can however help to find the afikomen, but cannot hide it if you are going to be looking for it!

Saturday 15th April – It is in 2 week’s time – starting at 0915 sharp. Come early, to get a good seat in the front stalls.  
This is our first timers’ Shabbas In Stanmore. Join in, in the wonderful atmosphere, which will be oozing out and there will be lots of kwelling from lots of people from lots of parts of the shul. We have contributors from ages 2 – 103.  Drop Gillian  or Traci a line, if we have missed you out, or if you can now manage it now and had previously said no. We want you on board.

Yellow Candle is celebrated on Yom Hashoah on Monday 17th April
The yellow candle campaign, to remember those who perished in the Holocaust, is now well underway and additional candles can be purchased individually by congregants as per last year. A donor from the shul has donated one candle free of charge to every member family. If you wish additional candles please notify  The cost of the Yellow Candles through the shul office will be £2 each. You can also purchase them through the website at £2 per candle plus £2 postage and packaging. In order to ensure as many people as possible have access to Yellow Candles, candles are limited to a maximum of 6 candles per household.

We are delighted to announce that Candice Mendes da Costa, who is the Mastermind behind the Yellow Candle campaign in the UK,  is coming to chat to us during the Shabbas Service,  about the Yellow Candle Story on Saturday 8th April. 

Yom Masorti is back! Mark your diaries or electronic devices for, Sunday 14th May.  It is going to be an uplifting afternoon of celebration and conversation with the whole of the Masorti community.  Register your interest in joining here to be the first to hear more and know when tickets go on sale.

Shula Arnhem 31/3, Michael S Harris 2/4, Johanna Marx 5/4.

Michelle & Dan Honey on their 31st anniversary 5/4.

Jonathan Fenster remembering his uncle, David Lukes
Lore Lucas remembering her husband, Ronald, and Edwin Lucas remembering his father
Sue Levy remembering her father, Woolf Hilton
Shelley Cooper remembering her mother, Renee Cooper
Marilyn Finester remembering her father, Harry Dean
Caroline Alexander remembering her father, Michael Swerling
Linda Harris remembering her mother, Evelyn Joan Weston
Robert Pinkus remembering his mother, Sylvia Pinkus
Jackie Kalms remembering her husband, Ashley Kalms
Michael S Harris remembering his father, Joseph Harris


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.





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


March 30, 2023