This Week in Our Community

Friday, 25 March

Dialogue Perspectives (DP) conference

Welcome Note and Introduction by Rabbi Alexander Grodensky.
Meeting & Discussion with Eleanor Sharpston (Former Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union)

Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Alexander Grodensky

Torah Weekly Portion
The Eighth [Day]
Leviticus 9:1-11:47
Aaron and his sons follow Moses’ instructions and offer sacrifices so that God will forgive the people. (9:1-24)
Two of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, offer “alien fire” to God. God punishes these two priests by killing them immediately. (10:1-3)
God forbids Moses, Aaron, and his surviving sons from mourning but commands the rest of the people to do so. Priests are told not to drink alcohol before entering the sacred Tabernacle and are further instructed about making sacrifices. (10:4-20)
Laws are given to distinguish between pure and impure animals, birds, fish, and insects. (11:1-47)  


Haftarah: Ezekiel 36:22-36 [historic: Ezekiel 36:16-38]