CENTRAL SQUARE MINYAN
NEWSLETTER
PARSHAT VAYECHI
10/11 January 2020 - 14 Tevet 5780
WEBSITE AND NEWS-SHEET SPONSOR

To sponsor the CSM website and news-sheet for a week, please email Jonathan Lauffer with your date and wording.

The cost is £36.00.

For more information please see the CSM website.

THIS SHABBAT'S DAVENING TIMES

Shabbat begins at: 15:58

Mincha & Kabbalat Shabbat on The Square at 16:10 followed by a Dvar Torah by Mr Ben Tobin.

Harry’s Parashat Hashavuah shiur will be at 9:30.

Shabbat morning services begin at 10:00

Rabbi Dr Rafael Zarum will deliver a Drasha before Musaf.

Mincha will follow Kiddush at approx. 12:30

Ma'ariv and the termination of Shabbat at 17:07

For more information please see the CSM website.

For children's services, please see below.
KIDDUSH
This week's enhanced kiddush is jointly sponsored: by Leanne and Winston Newman to mark the yahrzeits this week and next week of Winston’s parents, Harav Avraham Yaakov ben Yechiel Zvi z"l and Batya bat Mordechai Hacohen z"l and, lehavdil, by the Landaus; Charles celebrating and Judy contemplating 45 years of marital bliss. To Winston we wish arichat yamim and to the Landaus many more happy years together.

To sponsor the Kiddush, please email Jonathan Lauffer. The cost starts from £170.00.
MAZAL TOV
Mazal Tov to Hadassa and Clive Freedman on the birth in Israel on Chanukah of a grandson, Lavy Romy, a son to Fleur and Joshua Barth.
THE LSJS TEN LOST TRIBES TOUR AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM - WITH RABBI ZARUM
2740 years ago, the Assyrians wiped out the northern Israelite kingdom. Ten of Israel's twelve tribes were deported. Where? Why? How?  Discover ancient artefacts and inscriptions that vividly portray this story and its moral meaning for today.

 Date: Sunday 1 March 2020

Time: 10am-12.45pm

Price: £25 for CSM members (£30 for non-CSM members)

 Guided by Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum, Dean of LSJS and the CSM Scholar in Residence.

 Tour limited to 30 participants. 

 Booking procedure:

 1) Confirm your details and number of places requested to:

losttribes@fastmail.com

  2) Pay funds into CSM account (funds must be paid into CSM account in order to receive confirmation that you are booked on the tour):

Account name:  Central Square Minyan

Account number: 11459740

Sort Code: 400507

Reference: Lost Tribes Tour

CHILDREN'S SERVICES

Children's services this Shabbat with Shiri in the small hall.

10:45 - 11:35 for children aged 6 - 10. No adults at the 6 and over service please.

11:35 - 12:00 for children under 6 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult please.

RABBI DR RAFAEL ZARUM - SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE PROGRAMME
THIS WEEK

Shabbat 11 January: Before Musaf
“Return to the Pit: Did Joseph ever really forgive his brothers?”

FUTURE WEEKS

Friday 17 January: Friday Night After Ma'ariv
Dvar Torah

Friday 31 January: Friday Night After Ma'ariv
Dvar Torah

Shabbat 01 February: Before Musaf
Drasha - Mental Health Shabbat

Friday 14 February: Friday Night After Ma'ariv
Dvar Torah

Friday 28 February: Friday Night After Ma'ariv
Dvar Torah
PARASHAT HASHAVUAH SHIUR WITH HARRY FREEDMAN

This week's shiur, looking at some of the Midrashic commentaries on this week's parasha, will take place at 09:30.

You can preview this week's shiur on:

www.harryfreedmanbooks.com/blog/

SECURITY ROTA
The security rota this week will be Team B.

Thanks to all those who have volunteered.

Simon (Myers) is looking for a few more volunteers to replace one or two who have stood down from the rota.
If you would like to volunteer, please email Simon at:
csmfrontdoor@gmail.com

AVAILABLE KIDDUSH AND WEBSITE SPONSORSHIP SLOTS
Please take a look at a list of available kiddush and website sponsorship slots over the coming three months.

NB: Next Shabbat, 18th January, is available for sponsorship

HOSPITALITY - THE CSM ALAN FOSTERMAN MEMORIAL GEMACH FUND
Are you able to include guests on Shabbat or Yom Tov at the drop of a hat?

Do you know anyone who would like hospitality or any kind of help over the next few weeks?

Please let us know by email.
HALL RENTAL
The refurbished Central Square Minyan is available to hire for parties, meetings, lectures, classes etc. – contact Chaim Coutts
LINKS TO DIVREI TORAH

Click on the links below to access a selection of divrei torah on this week's parsha.

www.http://chiefrabbi.org/media_type/dvar-torah/

www.jeremyrosen.com

http://cardozoacademy.org/

http://rabbisacks.org/covenant-conversation-homepage

https://www.jewishideas.org/articles/angel-for-shabbat

WISHING YOU ALL A SHABBAT SHALOM
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