ACTIVITIES - PROGRAMS - EVENTS

500 Guests Shabbat Dinner - APJummit Singapore - Special UJC Mitzvah Day Wrap Up Shabbat - Tu B'Shevat Seder - Pre-CNY Cocktails - Bookhers - Havdalah PJ Party - OOMF - Shabbat B'yachad - Young Professionals Events - Empty Nesters - JBDA

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500 GUESTS SHABBAT DINNER

 



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500 GUESTS SHABBAT CELEBRATION IS BACK!
Friday, 22nd February 2019

Sign up to be a guest is now open.

There are approximately 500 souls in our UJC family. That's a pretty big mishpacha. Without some effrot it isn't possible to know one another as well as we should. So...

On Friday night, 22nd February 2019, we hope that every single UJC member will either host a Shabbat dinner fo other UJC members in their home or attend one of these dinners. The aim for us all to spend a joyous, haimish Shabbat evening meeting new people and turning acquaintances into friends.

(See
"UJC 500 Guests FAQ" for more details.)

Click here Sign up to be a guest at 500 Guests Shabbat Dinner.

Be part of this major effort to strengthen the person-to-person connections among us and so strengthen our precious kahal as a whole.

 





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APJ SUMMIT SINGAPORE 24 JANUARY 2019


Come and join your fellow congregants and community leaders as we gather for our second year running in celebrating, nurturing and strengthening Progressive Judaism in Asia. We will look at the "Rise of Judaism" in Asia over a meaningful 4 day event.

Please find the detailed program here.

 

 


TU B'SHEVAT SEDER

Originally the first day of the "tax year" for fruit-bearing trees, the 16th century mystics of Tzfat transformed Tu B'Shevat into a mystical celebration of God's continual renewal of the life-giving power of the earth.

Join the UJC for a 21st century interpretation of the original kabbalistic Tu B'Shevat Seder, led by Rabbi Zamek. There will be lots of fruit from the Land of Israel, wine, mystical insights, and songs. A light supper will also be served.

When: Sunday, 20th January at 7:30pm
Where: Rabbi's apartment
Cost: HK$250 per person

Advanced booking is ESSENTIAL. Please RSVP to The UJC office by Thursday, 17th January.





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SPECIAL UJC MITZVAH DAY WRAP UP SHABBAT

 
Friday, 18th January
7:00pm in The UJC Sanctuary


Mitzvah Day Volunteers - are you curious about the volunteer opportunities other than the one you took part in?

Couldn't make Mitzvah Day this year and want to see what our community was able to accomplish?

Come and hear from our special speakers about The UJC's Mitzvah Day Partners and the impact we were able to make.

Speakers include:
Rachel Fleishman
Emma Lavin
Lizzie Livingston
Dana Winograd






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PRE-CNY COCKTAILS

 
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The YoPros invite everyone to toast the Year of the Pig! ALL MEMBERS OF THE UJC AND FRIENDS are more than welcome to come.

Date: Saturday, 2nd February 2019
When: 8:30pm
Where: Bitters and Sweets
(1/F, Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington Street, Central)

* Everyone on their own tab.

Let us know if you are coming! Email Ayal at ayal@ujc.org.hk.






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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 the details of our next meeting.




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HAVDALAH PAJAMA PARTY

 

Havdalah Pajama Party is coming up!

We'll be learning about Tu B'shevat - the Birthday of the Trees.

This program is for our "older twos" and 3 or 4 year old members and their parents.

Come in your PJ's to sing and dance, make a craft, and say goodbye to Shabbat and hello to the new week.

Date: Saturday, 19th January
When: 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Where: UJC Sanctuary

Please RSVP to The UJC office by Thursday, 17th January.






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OOMF - THE OVERLORDS OF MANIACAL FANDOM


OOMF 2019

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.

Take your rightful place as an Overlord on Thursday, 17th January at 7:30pm in the Rabbi's flat. Please RSVP by emailing us at rabbizamek@ujc.org.hk.

Signed and Sealed on this day

THE GRAND MAGISTERIUM OF OOMF

(OOMF is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Zamek/Bergadine Family)




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SHABBAT B'YACHAD


at 6:15pm in the UJC Sanctuary
followed by a Potluck Shabbat Dinner

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

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

Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.

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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 The UJC office.

 

 


UJC EMPTY NESTERS




Have your children all left the “nest”? Then join The UJC Empty Nesters as we get together for good food, schmoozing, and catching up with friends as the new year begins.

What: A potluck dinner, all foods are welcome but please let us know what you will be bringing. Plan a dish that will feed 8 people or so.

Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.


 


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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