Highlight January 2021

Looking back at the past month’s activities and forward to many more.
Profiles of members old and new; comments from many within and outside the community.
Reports from groups and individuals; dates and joining information for services, meetings and social events.

Highlight December 2020

Chanukah, of course: quiz, parties, candle-lightings and what to do when it’s all over; profiles of two very different people; ideas for activities for young and old; study topics; news from the rabbi, chair, cheder, social centre, caring community and many others; and dates of services and meetings.

Highlight November 2020

Community news, including member profile and reviews of Social Centre and other gatherings and events, classes and meetings;
Reports from our Rabbi, Chair, Cheder and others;
Calendar, service details and items of Jewish interest from beyond BRS, especially from cultural and communal organisations.

July/August 2020 Highlight

In This Month’s Highlight
View from the Chair 2
Meet Rabbi Mati 2
Study Dates with Rabbi Mati 2
Not According to Plan 3
HomeShul News 4
Youth Club is Back 4
Lehrhaus at Leo Baeck College 4
Tisha B’Av 4
Hesped for Philip Michaelis z’l 5
We are ‘open for business’ 5
The Board of Deputies 6
Statement by Rabbi Janner-Klausner 6
Social and Personal 7
What next for Highlight? 7
Caring Community Message 7
Remembering Trudie Amiel-Fry 8
Late-breaking Social News 9
Services 9
Jewish Revival in Portugal 9
Knitters, Stitchers and Natterers 10
Big Thank You to Bromley Shul 10
Covid-19 and the Economy 10
The Book Group 10
High Holydays at BRS 11
Shakshuka Recipe 11
Advertisements 12

June 2020 Highlight

In This Month’s Highlight
View from the Chair…………………2
Donating to the Bd of Deputies….2
HomeShul News………………………3
Remote Synagogue Youth…………3
Lehrhaus at Leo Baeck College….3
A Sense of Community……………..4
Lest we Forget………………………….5
South London Community Support….5
Caring Community Message………6
The JC heads south of the river…..6
Hard-hit Families………………………..6
Ask the (new) Rabbi ………………..6
Introduction to Judaism……………..6
The Book Group………………………6
Susan Simmons z_’l_……………………7
Zoomed and Streamed………………8
Services…………………………………..8
Knitters, Stitchers and Natterers…8
Seven Weeks……………………………9
Message from Reform Judaism….9
Advertisements………………………10

May 2020 Highlight

In This Month’s Highlight
View from the Chair…………………2
Notice of Synagogue AGM……….2
Online Cheder News…………………3
Adult Hebrew Classes………………3
The Cheder Seder…………………….3
Bikkur Cholim…………………………4
Can We Help You?…………………..4
Studying with Rabbi Sylvia……….4
Shavuot services and Tikkun Leyl……4
The Book Group………………………4
The Chief Rabbi’s Prayer…………..4
Techno Wizardry……………………..5
South London Community Support….5
Social and Personal…………………..6
Knitters, Stitchers and Natterers…6
Greetings from Mohammad Fahili.6
Keeping in Touch……………………..6
Shavuot – The Feast of Weeks……7
The Life of Anne Frank…………….8
Services…………………………………..8
Lehrhaus@Leo Baeck College……9
Pineapple Cheesecake……………….9
Advertisements………………………10

April 2020 Highlight

In This Month’s Highlight
Puppets at Purim……………………………2
The (postponed) AGM…………………..2
Improving the Shul Garden…………….2
Cheder News………………………………..3
The Social Centre………………………….3
Adult Hebrew Class……………………….3
Passover Seders (poem)………………….3
Passover Customs and Rituals…………4
Prayer for a Pandemic…………………….4
Comms in a Time of Crisis……………..5
South London Community
Support Service………………………………………….5
Social and Personal………………………..6
RJ:TV…………………………………………..6
Lehrhaus@Leo Baeck College…………6
Knitters, Stitchers & Natterers…………6
Three Readings, lots of firsts…………..7
These Uncertain Times…………………..7
Our Jewish Cemetery in South London..8
Services………………………………………..8
The Book Group……………………………8
Linking Past and Present at BRS……..9
Advertisements……………………………10

March 2020 Highlight

In This Month’s Highlight
View from the Chair 2
The Shul Garden 2
Cheder News 3
Social Centre News 3
Lehrhaus at LBC 4
Adult Hebrew Class 4
RSY-Netzer Summer Camps 4
Purim 5780 5
Education Diary Dates 5
CCJ meeting on 18 March 5
Reform Judaism Beit Din Weekend 5
EUPJ Vacancy 5
Social and Personal 6
Knitters, Stitchers & Natterers 6
Oneg with Bernie Cohen 6
The Book Group 6
SE10 and Beyond 6
Mental Health Shabbat 7
Jewish History – A British Story 7
Events in April 7
The Wolf of Baghdad 7
3 Faiths Group 8
Services 8
Jewish Book Week 8
Dates for Your Diary 9
Advertisements 10 _