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Autumn Festivals Adult Study Opportunities

Sessions are held at Ralli Hall Jewish Community Centre, 81 Denmark Villas and are free to members and friends or £3.00

1.    AWED DAYS
Shabbat, 31st August, 1 PM to 2:30 PM
For all those who wish to discover the meaning and purpose of the sacred journey from Rosh Ha-Shanah to Yom Kippur.
 
2.    S’LICHOT DAYS
Saturday evening, 31st August, 9 PM
(between Havdalah at 8:30 PM and the S’lichot service at 10 PM)
We will explore together the origins and customs of S’lichot, and the sources and forms of the s’lichah – the petition for forgiveness.
 
3.    THE ETERNAL DAY AND THE DAYS BEYOND
Shabbat Shuvah, 7th September, 1 PM to 2:30 PM
An opportunity to prepare for Yom Kippur, and to reflect on the connection between that eternal day and Sukkot.
 
4.    AL CHEIT – REFLECTING ON OUR ERRORS AND TRANSGRESSIONS
Yom Kippur, 14th September, 5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
As we journey through Yom Kippur together, we will pause to consider the challenge of confession and the task of the eternal day.
 
5.    A DAY OF REJOICING: SIMCHAT TORAH AND THE JOY OF TORAH
Shabbat, 21stSeptember, 1 PM to 2:30 PM
A chance to learn about this special post-biblical festival, the Torah reading cycle and look at our Czech Torah scroll.