ACTIVITIES - PROGRAMS - EVENTS

Rosh Chodesh - JBDA - Bookhers - Havdalah PJ Party - OOMF - Shabbat B'yachad - Young Professionals Events - Tikkun Leil Shavuot - Shabbat Speakers - Farewell S habbat

For a listing of current functions, classes and services, please bookmark this page, our Weekly Schedule page or our Calendar.


ROSH CHODESH GROUP

Rosh Chodesh is monthly meeting where UJC women and their friends gather to discuss a specific topic or to listen to an informal talk. It's an opportunity to be together, have a nosh, learn about an interesting issue, and get to know each other in a friendly, stimulating environment.

Rosh Chodesh Returns!!

Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.



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JEWISH BEER DRINKING ASSOCIATION (JBDA)

Usually meets one Thursday night a month... very causal ...a nice way to visit all the new and "in" places in Hong Kong and to meet and greet old friends and make new ones... wine drinkers more than welcome!

The Jewish Beer Drinking Association convenes! (And it's NOT for Beer Drinkers only).

Meet up with us on:


When: 6:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Where: The Globe Bar and Café (Garley Building, 45-53 Graham Street, Central)

The Globe has a wonderful selection of imported beer and also offers ciders, wine and cocktails for those who prefer other forms of refreshment.

Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.



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UJC BOOK GROUP - THE BOOKHERS


The UJC’s Book Group, The Bookhers is for anyone who likes to read and discuss Jewish books — fiction, memoir, biography — it will be up to the group to select. And of course, we’ll have a nosh too.

Stay tuned for details of our next gathering.


 



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HAVDALAH PAJAMA PARTY

Havdalah Pajama Party is coming up!

We'll be learning about Shavuot.

This program is for our 2-, 3-, amd 4-year old members and their parents! Come in your PJ's to sing and dance, make a craft, and say good-bye to Shabbat and hello to the new week.

Date: Saturday, 27th May 2017
When: 5:30pm-6:30pm
Where: UJC Sanctuary

Please RSVP to the UJC office by Friday, 26th May.



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OOMF - THE OVERLORDS OF MANIACAL FANDOM


The Merry Month of OOMF
OOMF is the UJC affinity group for lovers of nerd culture in all its myriad forms.

Come prepared to share what you are reading, watching, or are otherwise obsessed with for “The Transference” — the pooling of geek knowledge that will occur at every gathering of OOMF.

Stay tuned for the details of our next gathering.

Signed and Sealed on this day

THE GRAND MAGISTERIUM OF OOMF




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SHABBAT B'YACHAD

 


Everyone is welcome! Join us for Shabbat B’yachad (Shabbat Together), the UJC’s new Early Family Friendly Shabbat service followed by a Shabbat Pizza Dinner.

We will get in a Shabbat mood with a ruach song session with Cantor Melissa and then welcome Shabbat with a service from the new Mishkan T'filah for Youth.

Children with birthdays between April and June will receive a special blessing and a sweet treat. And of course, we'll have our chocolate chip challah. Then immediately after the service, we'll share a relaxed Shabbat potluck dinner together.

Please join us to welcome Shabbat with song, laughter, and good friends!

Stay tuned for the details of our next gathering.







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UJC YOUNG PROFESSIONALS EVENTS


Our UJC YoPros brings together UJC young professional members and friends for social gatherings, Shabbat celebrations and social justice activities. Recent events include: a bowling night, a junk boat cruise, Shabbat dinner, a Hanukkah cocktail party, and a trip to Yangon with the UHC Singapore. For more information, contact Cantor Melissa.

If you are a young professional, please join us on our Asia Jewish Young Professionals trip to Bali! Click here for details.



UJC Young Professionals Junk Boat Day


Get excited for our second annual junk trip! The junk will be on Sunday, 4th June, roughly 10:00am - 6:00pm. It will be catered by Koh Thai (with Vegetarian options) and will cost HK$580/person.

Please RSVP to Cantor Melissa to hold your spot. We need a minimum amount of people for the boat to go, so bring friends!


 



TIKKUN LEIL SHAVUOT




Come recreate the experience of Sinai at Tikkun Leil Shavuot, a late night study celebration of the Giving of Torah.

Will begin with a Siyyum of the "One Congregation, One Book" Project and then continue with these special presentations:

• 9:00 PM - Siyyum of the One Congregation/One Book Project
• 9:30 PM - The Historical David - A Conversation with Prof. Francis Borchardt, Professor of Bible an Jewish Studies at Lutheran Theological Seminary.
• 10:30 PM - A Conversation with Prof. Robert Alter, Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Berkeley. Prof. Alter will Skype in to answer our questions about his work in Biblical commentary and translation.

When: Tuesday, 30th May at 9:00pm
Where: UJC Sanctuary

Please RSVP to the UJC office by Monday, 29th May.


Shavuot Day 2 Morning Service & Yizkor

When: Thursday, 1st June at 8:00am
Where: UJC Sanctuary

 

 

 

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SHABBAT SPEAKERS



Special Shabbat Speaker

Date: Friday, 26th May
When: 7:00pm
Where: UJC Sanctuary


The Consul General of the State of Israel in Hong Kong and Macau

Mr. Sagi Karni

Consul General Karni is a great friend of The UJC. He is concluding his work in Hong Kong in July. Join us for an engaging talk and to thank the Consul General for his exemplary service.

Shabbat Dinner following services at the JCC.

Cost: HK$180 (Adult), HK$65 (Children's meal up to 12).

Please RSVP to the UJC office by Thursday, 25th May.





Special Shabbat Speaker

Date: Friday, 2nd June
When: 7:00pm
Where: UJC Sanctuary


Professor Karl Herrup
Head of Life Sciences at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

"The March for Science: One Jewish Scientist's Perspective"

Shabbat Dinner following services at the JCC.

Cost: HK$180 (Adult), HK$65 (Children's meal up to 12).

Please RSVP to the UJC office by Thursday, 25th May.

 

 


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FAREWELL SHABBAT



This summer several UJC families are leaving Hong Kong and heading to Australia, Israel, Singapore, UK, and the States. But in true UJC fashion we won't say "Goodbye". Instead we'll say "L'hitraot" - we'll be seeing you.

Please join us at Shabbat Services on Friday, 9th June at 7:00pm when we say l'hitraot and send them off with our best wishes!

Shabbat Dinner following services at the JCC.

Cost: HK$180 (Adult), HK$65 (Children's meal up to 12).

Please RSVP to the UJC office by Thursday, 8th June.




 












 




















 

 





 

 

 

 



 

 










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