SHABBAT & YOM TOV TIMES & FUTURE EVENTS 

7/8 June 2024 – 2 Sivan Shabbat Parasha Bamidbar (please click here for this week’s Dvar Torah)

  • Mincha at 7.15pm
  • Candles to be lit no earlier than 7.31pm and no later than 7.45pm when we bring in Shabbat as a community
  • Sof z’man shema 8.52am
  • Shacharit 9.15am
  • Mincha at 8.45pm (Perek 6) followed by Seudah Shlishit with a special pre-Shavuot shiur from Rabbi Wilkinson on ‘Ruth and the Challenges of Care’. Men & women both welcome
  • Shkia 9.15pm
  • Shabbat terminates at 10.20pm

Shavuot

Tuesday 11 June

  • Mincha @7.45pm followed by Ma’ariv
  • As in previous years we are invited to join Edgware United’s Tikkun Le’il:
    • 12am Rabbi David Mason
    • 12.55 am Dayan Elimelech Vanzetta
    • 1.50am Rabbi David Lister

Wednesday 12 June

  • Shacharit 9.15am
  • Mincha at 7.45pm followed by Ma’ariv

Thursday 13 June

  • Shacharit 9.15am including Megillah Ruth
  • Yizkor after leining
  • Special guest speaker Dayan Ofer Livnat will deliver the Dvar Torah during Kiddush
  • Tea & Torah at 6pm with Rabbi Wilkinson speaking on ‘A Night to Remember’
  • Mincha at c7.15pm following Tea & Torah

Forthcoming Matzeivahs

  • Margaret and Selwyn Stitcher a”h on Sunday, 16 June at 9.30am at Bushey New Cemetery.
  • Anita Rosen a”h on Sunday 15 September at 9.30am at Bushey New Cemetery

We wish chayim aruchim to Margaret & Selwyn’s family and to Simon Rosen, Hayley Simon and Kalman Rosen.

Community Safeguarding Coordinator: Please note that our community safeguarding officer is Annette Koslover.  She can be contacted on info@ahavatyisrael.org.uk. If you become aware of information that leads you to be concerned about the physical, emotional or sexual abuse or possible neglect of a child or vulnerable adult in our community, please tell the Community Safeguarding Coordinator without delay. If this is not possible, please contact the United Synagogue’s central safeguarding team on 0203 758 8440, (you are able to request to speak to either a male or female member of staff). If you are concerned about imminent danger, please contact 999

OUR CORE VALUES


We have come together as a community to celebrate our love for Torah, Israel and our fellow Jew. As an orthodox kehillah under the auspices of the United Synagogue, we look forward to welcoming anyone and everyone who is seeking to increase their own personal knowledge and observance wherever they may currently be on their own particular journey.  We believe that learning should be a joy and we intend to offer inspirational shiruim and divrei Torah for both men and women.  In addition to this, our love of Israel will be celebrated not just through regular Shabbat tefilla but also on key dates such as Yom Ha’atzmaut and we are particularly honoured and delighted to have received this message of support from Eliahu Bendahan, Israel’s Deputy Defence Minister: letter and translation

“I was very happy to receive your letter informing me that on Shabbos Parashas Yisro, B’ezras H’, you will merit to inaugurate the Beit HaKnesset Ahavas Yisrael in Edgware, London.

May it be the will (of the Almighty) that you (all) shall merit to daven at the Beit HaKnesset for the People of Israel, for the Land of Israel and for the State of Israel and, B’ezras H’, we shall all merit, together, the arrival of Moshiach, speedly and in our days.”
With blessing and Kol Tuv,
Rabbi Eliahu Bendahan
Deputy Defence Minister”

The best way to experience all of our values is to join us for our Shabbat services and see for yourself. Children will be particularly welcome either in the main service or in their own children’s service or crèche.


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WHAT TO EXPECT

We hope that everyone will feel comfortable in our services but we do ask that you keep your conversation for the Kiddush afterwards as we will be asking for quiet during the davening. Children are more than welcome and we will, of course, be tolerant of their ability to maintain the desired level of decorum.

In line with many United Synagogue shuls, we ask that ladies who are, or who have been, married wear a hat or otherwise cover their hair in shul. We also respectfully ask all  ladies and men to  dress appropriately for participating in Orthodox religious services.

We currently hold our services in Langdon’s premises off Manor Park Crescent HA8 7FR and we ask for your understanding if the facilities are not as perfect as we hope they will ultimately be. However, whatever we may lack in facilities we hope to more than make up for in a warm, welcoming and inspirational atmosphere.

Contact Details:

Although our services will take place in Langdon’s premises, please do not address any mail there. Instead please contact us at:

e: info@ahavatyisrael.org.uk

t :  020 8050 1613

United Synagogue registered Charity number: 242552. Complaints policy: click here