Community Events

Keep up to date with the latest events from Mosaic. As well as the events listed below you can also see what's on in our calendar, and see the pages for our regular weekly and monthly events including:

Adult Education | Book Group | Chavurah Suppers | Cook team | Film Group | Friendship Clubs | Library | Photo Group | Trips | Walks | Cameo

Tisha b’Av

Sunday, August 7

Join all three MJC synagogues for an intimate Tisha b’Av service and study session. From 10.00 – 11.30 am. We’ll hear the text of Eicha (Lamentations) that is traditionally read at Tisha b’Av and learn together with Rabbis Anthony, Rachel and Anna. This will be held at Sylvia Lowe’s House near Northwick Park Station  – please contact the Rabbi or the Chairman for the address.


Celebrate Shavuot with Mosaic

Saturday, June 4

Mosaic Jewish Community is pleased to announce programming details for our special Tikun Leiyl Shavuot with Rabbis Anna, Anthony, Kathleen, Rachel and Tanya.

All members are cordially invited to choose from the following programme:

6.30 pm: Doors open in the Scout Hut Hatch End, Grimsdyke Road, (use Grimsdyke Road car park).
Please note that some sessions may take place upstairs – there is no lift.

7.00 pm: Mosaic Reform and Mosaic Liberal Evening services (These will be in-person only, with no zoom services)
Mosaic Masorti shiur with Rabbi Anthony

7.45 pm: Supper together. Please bring items for a dairy vegetarian pot luck supper, a table of food from supervised suppliers will also be available.

8:30 – 10:30 pm: Tikkun Leiyl – – a choice of sessions taught by the Mosaic Rabbis and Elstree Liberal’s Rabbi Tanya Sakhnovich.

           8.30 – 9.15 pm: Session 1 – choice of activities

           9.30 -10.15 pm: Session 2 – choice of activities

10.30 pm: Mosaic Masorti Evening service and Havdalah
Mosaic Reform and Mosaic Liberal round up session with the Rabbis

11.00 pm: Close


Mosaic Celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee

Saturday, June 4

On Saturday 4th June all Mosaic services will be held at the Guide and Scout huts in Hatch End.

After the Shabbat services please join us as Mosaic Jewish Community celebrates the Queen’s Jubilee with a pre-Shavuot Kiddush.

Please wear red, white and blue and enjoy our joint special kiddush

All contributions of home-baked vegetarian cheesecake will be welcomed and appreciated to add to the celebration fayre. Hechshered cheesecake will also be available.

We look forward to seeing you and toasting Her Majesty with Palwins and Pimms!

Please note service start times:

  • Masorti – Pesukei d’Zimra 9:35 am, Morning Service 10:00 am
  • Reform – 10:30 am
  • Liberal – 11:00 am

Reform and Liberal services will also be available via Zoom (usual Shabbat morning Zoom links).


An Evening with Magevet A Cappella Ensemble

Sunday, May 29

Join us at Harrow Rugby Club, Wood Lane, Stanmore HA7 4LF, at 7.30 pm to meet friends, enjoy light refreshments and listen to Magevet. There is plenty of parking available.  Buy tickets at £7.50 per person on the door..

Magevet is one of the United States’ premiere Jewish a cappella singing groups. A coed ensemble comprising undergraduate students at Yale University, Magevet is known for its sweet blend of voices, unique arrangements, and lighthearted sense of humour. Every two years, the choir embarks on an international tour, and this summer they are here in London!

For more information about Magevet, click here: www.magevet.org.


“While I’m Here Doctor” – Event Cancelled

Tuesday, May 24

We very much regret that this event has had to be cancelled.

 


Mosaic On-Line Tea Time Quiz

Sunday, May 22

Neil Goodman will present another entertaining on-line quiz for the Mosaic Jewish Community & friends. No winners, no prizes, just a lot of fun. Refreshments: whatever is left over from lunch!

Picture round details: Name these famous people

Join Zoom Meeting at 5.30 pm on Sunday 22nd May

Click here to join Tea Time Quiz

Meeting ID: 836 6939 7471

If you don’t have a computer / tablet / smartphone you can still call in (standard charges apply) 0203 051 2874
Meeting ID as above

 


My Good Listen

Sunday, May 15

Join us at 5.30pm to hear David Pollak and Steve Noble, two Mosaic musicians, talk about their favourite tracks .

Sing and hum along to the music and ask our dynamic duo questions.

We look forward to seeing you for this entertaining afternoon.

Click here to join event on Zoom

Meeting ID: 878 5442 7295


Mosaic Friendship Club is Back!

Thursday, May 12

Mosaic Friendship Club (70+) meets between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm kicking off with seated mobility exercises followed by a two or three course lunch and afternoon entertainment.

We look forward to welcoming old friends and new to our temporary premises in Kenton.  For details, please contact Bertha Levy via the Mosaic office.

Thursday 12th May – Harry’s choice – a selection of taped favourites, something for everyone.


Abstract Expressionism : The Shock of the New by Simone Bloom

Sunday, May 8

Join us at 5.30 pm when Simone will be considering the influence of Kandinsky, Picasso and Miro before focussing on the work of Pollock, De Kooning, Frankenthaler, Krasner, Kline and Rothko.

This is an extract from a mural Jackson Pollock made in 1943 for Peggy Guggenheim’s apartment at East 61st Street, New York: painted in a frenzied all-night session under the influence of alcohol – and jazz!

Abstract Expressionism is a visual language which can be both destructive and creative, personal and universal and in the United States it gave expression to the optimism and uncertainty of the post-war world. In Pollock’s words, “Today painters … can work from within. The modern artist is working with space and time and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating… Painting is self-discovery.” Continue reading


Mosaic Friendship Club is Back!

Thursday, May 5

Mosaic Friendship Club (70+) meets between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm kicking off with seated mobility exercises followed by a two or three course lunch and afternoon entertainment.

We look forward to welcoming old friends and new to our temporary premises in Kenton.  For details, please contact Bertha Levy via the Mosaic office.

Thursday 5th May – Classical singer, Gayathrie Patrick, with opera/operetta favourites/songs from the musicals & more!