welcome to KEDEM
Kedem is a community where we enjoy being Jewish.
Our slogan is Joyful Jewish Life and that is our aim – to create a vibrant community of people who come together in lots of different ways to celebrate, live, learn and have fun.
We welcome people from diverse backgrounds, ages and lifestyles.
Shabbat and all Chaggim are celebrated with joy, song and food!!
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Join us in a wide range of services and activities
· Shabbat services on the first and third Saturday of each month at 10 am
· relaxed shared Shabbat dinners on the second Friday of each month in a private home
· Shabbat gatherings with meditative, contemplative, renewal style services on the 4th Shabbat morning of the month in a private home
· festival services and celebrations for all ages, with engaging activities that bring the Torah to life
· a vibrant, engaging Bar/Bat Mitzvah program
· many different social functions, e.g. theatre group, book club, bike rides, film nights, brunches, an annual retreat, museum tours and progressive dinners
· social justice activities aiming to ‘repair our world’
· educational and learning sessions for all ages
· The Whole Megillah, our quarter yearly newsletter and E-kedem our fortnightly e-bulletin
· a caring committee that does acts of Gemilut Chasadim (kindness), for example, visiting the sick, or providing hospitality and food
COMING UP THIS MONTH
Saturday 1st August: - Special Shabbat Service 10.00 am at KDS. Please join us for a special Shabbat at KDS at 10.00am as we have invited members of the ‘’Introduction to Judaism’’ course to attend our service. Please come along to meet, mix, mingle and make our guests welcome. This will be followed by a Kiddush. All welcome. Followed by the Leyning Workshop
Friday 14th August:- Kabbalat Shabbat at the home of Alice Peer & Benny, at 6.45 for 7.00pm service and singing, followed by candle lighting, Kiddush and in true Kedem style we will share a 'pot luck' vegetarian dinner. Service will be led by Shannyn Gelbart. Contact Rachel Ben David by email on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Saturday 15th August: - Nevitim Shabbat service at 9.30am followed by regular Shabbat Service
Saturday 15th August: Regular Shabbat Service 10.00 am at KDS. Followed by the Leyning Workshop
Saturday 22nd August: - Service for the Soul 9.50 for 10am till 12.00 noon at the home of Peter & Liz Marks. A spirited Shabbat morning of chanting, prayer, meditation and joy followed by Kiddush. Continuing on the 4th Shabbat of every month in a private home. All welcome. For more information please contact Ruth Gross by email on email@example.com
Saturday 29th August: - Fifth Shabbat - TBA
Check out the Kedem Google Calendar for details.