Tuesday, August 3, 2010

August at Moishe House London

It's a relatively quiet month events-wise but there's still a lot brewing and we're building up for the big one, Grassroots Jews Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, this year to be hosted at none other than the Moishe House. Read on for details and get those tickets booked before it sells out like last year...

GRASSROOTS JEWS, 8-10 & 17-18 September: This year Moishe House London is the venue for Grassroots Jews, independent High Holiday services from the people who bring you some of London's best loved grassroots groups - Carlebach Minyan, Wandering Jews and Moishe House London.

Our services will be traditional (and perhaps not so traditional in parts) and halachic. There will be some seating separated by a mechitza and there will also be an area of seating where anyone can sit where you like. Women will be called up to the Torah in accordance with halacha. At the same time – free wheeling, open, free to come and go, chill out spaces, cushions, tents, friendly, space for mothers and babies.

Tickets are on sale now. Grassroots totally sold out last year and will probably sell out quicker this year, so visit the Grassroots blog, get more info and book your tickets now: http://grassrootsjewishnewyearproject.wordpress.com/


08 August

LIVE jam LIVE AUDIENCE Parliament Hill

Where:Meet top of Parliament Hill
When:08 August from 16:00 to 23:30

A jam session, simple as that. Bring music instruments, juggling balls, poi and paintings.

We are looking for musicians in particular, so if you play, that means you!

22 August

Art Warrior Play Day

Where:Moishe House London, Willesden Green (message us for the full address)
When:22 August at 10:00 until 
23 August at 00:30

On Aug 22 as part of Ellul Boot Camp (preparation for the High Holy Days) we will have a massive PLAY DAY at MoHoLo.

Please bring your toys, gadgets, art materials, cameras, teddy bears and fancy dress for a day of pure creativity. 

A showing in the evening and LIVE MUSIC, DRUM CIRCLE and bonfire to finish off. 

The play day will cost £10 to cover art and craft materials and snacks. Please feel free to bring veggie snacks and main dishes if you would like. 

If you would like to take part, please email joanna@jlccoaching.com as we have a limited number of spaces!

26 August

Isaac in America

Where:Moishe House London, Willesden Green (message us for the full address)
When:26 August from 19:30 to 22:00

MoHoLo has got its hands on the rare documentary 'Isaac in America: A Journey With Isaac Bashevis Singer' and will be showing it on the Moishe House big screen.

The film presents a unique and close characterisation of the celebrated writer and Nobel Prize winner Isaac Bashevis Singer. Filmed only a few short years before he died, it depicts the author looking back on his professional and life experiences.

RESIDENT NEWS: Tali is off on a sabbatical work project in South America, which means Alli Zionts will be joining us as resident for four months. We'll also have rabbinical student Jess Lenza with us while Rachel is in Edinburgh doing her new show and hitting the American desert again for Burning Man.

Joel is creating costumes and readying himself for That Thing In the Desert
RRR is up for her second run at Edinburgh Festival. Book tickets here (http://tinyurl.com/2uz2cfr) and get in touch for a Hebridean MoHoLo gathering, or book to see it at Soho Theatre in October!
Natalia is loving our gorgeous home grown veg!
Brett is conquering Japan for the UK music industry 
Aviad is holding down the fort

HELP SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY: Contrary to popular belief, Moishe House is no longer financially supported by Morris Squire and his foundation. Nowadays Moishe House is made possible thanks to the generosity of many groups and individuals. Please consider making a donation to Moishe House by clicking here, where you can specify that you would like to help sustain community life in Moishe House London in particular.

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