This Week in Our Community

Monday, 17 JanuaryTu BiShvat – New Year of the Trees Friday, 21 January, 19:00-20:30(zoom only)Kabbalat Shabbat Sunday, 23 January, 10:30-11:15Talmud Torah (Anastasia, zoom) Torah Weekly PortionYitroיִתְרוֹJethroExodus 18:1–20:23Summary Yitro brings his daughter Zipporah and her two sons, Gershom and Eliezer, to his son-in-law Moses. (18:1-12) Moses follows Yitro’s advice and appoints judges to help him leadContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 14 January, 19:00-20:30(zoom only)Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Alexander Grodensky, followed by online Tu BiShvat community seder. As last year, we invite you to join our virtual Tu Bishvat Seder.  For the Tu Bishvat Seder, you would need to have the following on your tables: – red and white wine or grape juice– symbolic foods: 1 roundContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 7 January, 19:00-20:30Kabbalat Shabbat Torah Weekly PortionBoבֹּאGo [to Pharaoh]Exodus 10:1−13:16Summary God sends the plagues of locusts and darkness upon Egypt and forewarns Moses about the final plague, the death of every Egyptian firstborn. Pharaoh still does not let the Israelites leave Egypt. (10:1-11:10) God commands Moses and Aaron regarding the Passover festival. (12:1-27) GodContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 31 DecemberNO KABBALAT SHABBAT SERVICE Feel free to join Beth Hillel in Brussels online at 19:00 insteadhttps://www.beth-hillel.org/ The next community service will take place on Friday, January 7th. The entire Committee of the Liberal Jewish Community of Luxembourg wishes you ‘e gudde Rutsch’! L’ensemble du Comité de la Communauté juive libérale vous souhaite ‘eContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 24 December, 19:00-20:30(only via zoom)Kabbalat Shabbat Torah Weekly PortionSh’motשְׁמוֹתNamesExodus 1:1−6:1Summary The new king of Egypt makes slaves of the Hebrews and orders their male children to be drowned in the Nile River. (1:1-22) A Levite woman places her son, Moses, in a basket on the Nile, where he is found by the daughter ofContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 17 December, 19:00-20:30Kabbalat Shabbat Torah Weekly PortionVa-y’chiוַיְחִי[Jacob] LivedGenesis 47:28–50:26Summary Jacob blesses his grandchildren Ephraim and Manasseh. (48:1-20) Jacob’s twelve sons gather around his deathbed, and each receives an evaluation and a prediction of his future. (49:1-33) Joseph mourns his father’s death and has Jacob embalmed. Jacob is buried in Hebron in the cave ofContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Sunday, 5 December, 18:00Hanukkah Candle LightingNOT AT 20:00 / PAS À 20:00 Friday, 10 December, 19:00-20:30Kabbalat Shabbat Torah Weekly PortionVayigashוַיִּגַּשׁAnd [Judah] Approached [Joseph]Genesis 44:18−47:27Summary Judah pleads with Joseph to free Benjamin and offers himself as a replacement. (44:18-34) Joseph reveals himself to his brothers and forgives them for selling him into slavery. (45:1-15)Although the famineContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Sunday, 28 November – Sunday, 5 December, 20:00Hanukkah Candle Lighting Friday, 3 December, 19:00-20:00Kabbalat Shabbat Friday, 3 December, 20:00Hanukkah Potluck DinnerWe will prepare latkes/fried fish and ask you to bring a salad and/or dessert to share. Please let us know by 1 December whether you will attend. Costs for members: €10, non-members: €20. Your place will beContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 26 November, 19:00-20:30Kabbalat Shabbat Sunday, 28 NovemberLuxembourg City SynagogueHanukkah Party for Families (Registration CLOSED) KIDS OF AGE 6 AND ABOVE (NOT 12) NEED AN OFFICIAL COVID TEST RESULT. RAPID SELF TESTS NO LONGER ACCEPTED. Sunday, 28 November, 20:00Kabbalat ShabbatHanukkah Candle Lighting Torah Weekly PortionVayeishevוַיֵּשֶׁב[Jacob] SettledGenesis 37:1−40:23Summary Jacob is shown to favor his son Joseph, whom the otherContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”

This Week in Our Community

Friday, 19 November, 19:00-20:30Kabbalat Shabbat Torah Weekly PortionVayishlachוַיִּשְׁלַח[Jacob] SentGenesis 32:4−36:43Summary Jacob prepares to meet Esau. He wrestles with a “man,” who changes Jacob’s name to Israel. (32:4-33) Jacob and Esau meet and part peacefully, each going his separate way. (33:1-17) Dinah is raped by Shechem, the son of Hamor the Hivite, who was chief ofContinue reading “This Week in Our Community”