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 | JACS | Singing Seniors | Befrienders

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Mosaic Supper Quiz

Sunday November 25

By popular demand, we welcome back the team from QuizQuizQuiz.
Mosaic invites you to join the supper quiz at 7.15 pm for a fun-packed evening to include a fish supper.
Tickets are available here at £19.50 per person (£24.00 after 15 November).

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What's On

Mosaic Men’s Cooking Club

Tuesday October 30

The session, commencing at 2.00 pm, will be led by Judy Silverton & Viv Levinson who will be looking at “things to do with a tin of tuna”.  To book your place please contact Gay at communitycare@mosaicreform.org.uk.

 

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Spend Two Friday Evenings with HEMS

Friday November 02

Join us on Friday 2nd  November    –  just 1 week away, when Chazan Bex Blumenfeld is joining us for shabbat. There will be a service at 7.00 pm, followed by a meal at the home of Traci Spivack and Richard Buchalter. Chazan Bex will lead services and deliver the dvar on shabbat, Chaye Sarah. The meal is  meaty, so please let us know if you would like a vegetarian option. We, as usual,  ask for a donation of £8.00 per single adult or £20 per family, towards the cost, which is subsidised by the shul. We also ask for food or drink contributions towards the meal. Once you have booked through the office, please contact Gill Ross who is co-ordinating these two evenings. Places are limited, so please make sure you inform the office and arrange payment as soon as possible. There will  also be a shabbat shiur, followed by Havdalah at the home of Gill and David Ross. The time will be confirmed.

On Friday  16th November There will be a second shabbat service and meal, starting at 7.00 pm, at the home of Elaine and Simon Glass, attended by Jon Pam and his wife Miri Lewis. Jon is the community development director for Masorti Judaism and he is visiting HEMS for his first Friday night with us. We will be having a walking bus from Stanmore, so if anyone wants to join them, let us know and we will give you the timetable. The walking bus will be returning at the end of the evening too, so book your walking space to get a good place.

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70th Anniversary Celebration

Sunday November 04

Mosaic Liberal invites you to celebrate our community’s 70th anniversary with
“films * fotos * food * fun” at 3.00 pm at 39 Bessborough Road, Harrow HA1 3BS.
R S V P admin@mosaicliberal.org.uk or 020 8864 5323. Please Book by 14 October

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Ian Austin, MP, speaks to Mosaic

Tuesday November 13

Come along to Bessborough Road at 8.00 pm to hear Ian Austin MP  speak about his experiences as a Labour Party MP in this period of uncertainty.  In 1939 Ian’s father Fred arrived in the UK as a ten-year-old Jewish refugee from what was then Czechoslovakia. He was the only member of his family to survive and his mum and sisters were murdered in Treblinka.  Ian is a supporter of Labour Friends of Israel, a member of the Jewish Labour Movement and has worked closely with the Holocaust Educational Trust, helping secure government funding for their ‘Lessons From Auschwitz’ project in 2006.  Ian has been the MP for Dudley North since 2005. Refreshments available.  Tickets can be booked through the Synagogue office  0208 864 0133 at £10 per head ( £12 on the door)  and a donation will be made to the HOLOCAUST EDUCATIONAL TRUST.  Or payment may be made below.


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Joint Erev Shabbat Service

Friday November 16

Continuing the alternating monthly arrangement, Mosaic Liberal will be joining the Mosaic Reform Erev Shabbat service downstairs in the Reform Synagogue. Yahrzeit will be observed for both Reform and Liberal members.

Next month (December 21)  the joint service will be led by Mosaic Liberal upstairs.  These special services will usually be held on the third Friday of the month.

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Shabbat Shira

Saturday November 17

Rabbi Kathleen invites everybody young and old to Shabbat Shira at 11.00 am.

Singing, music, Torah service followed by Kiddush.  Early arrivals will be treated to an informal singing session before the service.

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Mitzvah Day with Mosaic – Sunday 18th November

Sunday November 18

Goods for Good
GOODS FOR GOOD is a UK registered charity that donates private sector overstock and community donations of goods to registered charities worldwide. Its mission is to lessen the burden of poverty and suffering by providing donated goods to organisations that request support and where specific goods have been requested.
We need STATIONARY EQUIPMENT of all sorts including:  felt pens , crayons, pencils, drawing and colouring books, new arts and crafts materials, to make up gifts for the children living in poverty in these places. We also need good quality children’s and adult’s unwanted clothes.

Additional fun activities at HaMakom (at Kol Chai)
We will make fruit kebabs and will be planting bulbs and will take them to the residents of The Haven, Hatch End. The children are also going to entertain the residents with some songs.
Decorating Tissue boxes for Jewish Women’s Aid They would really like to receive decorated tissue boxes to use in their counselling rooms. We need plain boxes of tissues which the children will then decorate.

FOR EVERYONE
10am – 12:30pm   Join Care 4 Free, a local environmental organisation, to help to clear Croxley Common Moor. As well as taking part in a very worthwhile project, we hope to have a great deal of fun. The organisation will provide all the necessary safety equipment.
1pm – 3pm   Join volunteers from synagogues, churches, mosques and schools who are also part of Harrow Citizens and help us clean up the streets of Harrow and raise awareness of mental health provisions available in Harrow. Meet at St Peter’s Church (Sumner Road HA1 4BX) wearing suitable clothing and equipped with garden gloves and grabbers to join the action. The afternoon will conclude with tea and biscuits and a chance to get to know each other.

We need as many volunteers as possible for all the above activities. HaMakom activities on Mitzvah Day will take place at 434 Uxbridge Road. Goods can be left at Bessborough Road or at Kol Chai Synagogue labelled for Mitzvah Day. Please advise us in advance if you wish to help with the Harrow Citizens’ clean up Harrow or help at Croxley Green.  Come along and be part of the fun this Mitzvah Day – it’s a mitzvah! Most activities will take place between 10.30 – 12.30 at HaMakom (434 Uxbridge Road) unless otherwise stated.

Contact numbers:  Viki Kenton and Toria Bacon   headteacher@hamakomschool.org.uk.  Kol Chai 020 8421
5482 admin@kolchai.org      Mosaic Jewish Community 020 8864 0133 office@choosemosaic.org 
Coordinator: Jacky Martin  07831 346214

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AJEX Remembrance Ceremony & Parade – Sunday 18th November

Sunday November 18

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Please come and join other members of Mosaic at the annual Remembrance parade at Whitehall. Last year 5 Mosaic members joined together with a small community and remembered those who perished in the Second Word War.  There is the opportunity to wear your relatives’ medals. It is a moving occasion and all ages are welcome. There will be a contingent there from Cubs, Scouts, Brownies and Guides, as well as the Jewish schools.  Please contact Edwin at HEMS if you would like more details please contact edwin.lucas6@googlemail.com

Marchers should assemble at 1:30 pm on Horse Guards Parade, with the Parade and Ceremony taking place at 2:30 pm at the Cenotaph, Whitehall.

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Celebratory Reform Shabbat Service

Saturday November 24

Please join Mosaic Reform for a special Shabbat service to celebrate Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton’s 10 years as our Rabbi!

The service will start at 10:30 and will be followed by Kiddush

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Adult Learning – Chanukah

Tuesday November 27

Please join Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton at 8 pm for the last in a series of sessions on “A Culinary Voyage through the Festivals” – this time looking at Chanukah

 

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Shabbat Shira

Saturday December 15

Rabbi Kathleen invites everybody young and old to Shabbat Shira at 11.00 am.

Singing, music, Torah service followed by Kiddush.  Early arrivals will be treated to an informal singing session before the service.

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Joint Erev Shabbat Service

Friday December 21

Continuing the alternating monthly arrangement, Mosaic Reform will be joining the Mosaic Liberal Erev Shabbat service upstairs in the Liberal Sanctuary. Yahrzeit will be observed for both Reform and Liberal members.

Next month (January)  the joint service will be led by Mosaic Reform downstairs.  These special services will usually be held on the third Friday of the month.

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