ACTIVITIES - PROGRAMS - EVENTS

Special Shabbat Speaker - Thanksgiving/Shabbat Dinner - UJC Mitzvah Day - APJ Teen Shabbaton - Chanukkah Bubble Soccer - APJummit Singapore - JBDA - Bookhers - Havdalah PJ Party - OOMF - Shabbat B'yachad - Young Professionals Events - Empty Nesters

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






SPECIAL SHABBAT SPEAKER

 

Claire Walsh
Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong

Friday, 23rd November 2018
7:00pm
The UJC Sanctuary

For the first time, The UJC will be partnering with Habitat for Humanity on Mitzvah Day! Come hear about Habitat for Humanity's work in Hong Kong and throughout Asia.

C
laire Walsh leads the Resource Development Team, recruiting members of the public, corporate partners, foundations, institutions and other organisations to donate and provide support for Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong's vital, life-changing initiatives.

Habitat for Humanity is driven by the vision that everyone deserves a decent place to live. In the Asia-Pacific region since 1983, Habitat has supported close to 3.5 million people to build or improve a place they can call home. Join us to learn how you can help!








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THANKSGIVING/SHABBAT DINNER

Please join us as we give thanks for all our blessings at Shabbat services on Friday, 23rd November and at the UJC Thanksgiving Shabbat Dinner immediately following.

We'll have herb roasted turkey with all the trimmings - thyme and sage stuffing, sweet potato souffle, cranberry relish, and apple pie!

Dinner Cost: HK$250 (Adult), HK$125 (Children 12 & under).

Please RSVP to The UJC office by Thursday, 22nd November.






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8TH ANNUAL UJC MAKE A MIRACLE MITZVAH DAY


Sunday, 9th December 2018


For ALL UJC Members

Plan on joining us to create small miracles throughout Hong Kong!


Click here for full details, volunteer opportunities and to sign up.

Questions? Please email us at: mitzvahday@ujc.org.hk.

Shorashim




UJC MITZVAH DAY SUPPLIES DRIVE


Supplies Drive
for Our Mitzvah Day Partner
ImpactHK

Our goal is to make 300 Mini-First Aid Kits for ImpactHK. In order to do this we need:

• Band- aids (need at least 900)
• Sandwich size zip-locking plastic bags (300)
• Alcohol wipes (at least 900)
• Small tissue packages (300)

ImpactHK has also requested donations of

• New underwear
• New socks
• Towels
• Single serve instant coffee packets (e.g. Nescafe)

Please drop off your donation in the bin outside The UJC Sanctuary or at The UJC office by Sunday 2nd December 2018.

Go to http://www.impacthk.org for more nformation about ImpactHK.


Questions? Please email us at: mitzvahday@ujc.org.hk.

 





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APJ TEEN SHABBATON

Click here for details. Please RVSP to Rabbi Martha by Tuesday, 6th November.










CHANUKKAH BUBBLE SOCCER

Click here for details. Please RVSP to Rabbi Martha by Monday, 26th November.










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.

 

 


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 the details of our next meeting.



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HAVDALAH PAJAMA PARTY

 

Havdalah Pajama Party is coming up!



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.

Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.




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OOMF - THE OVERLORDS OF MANIACAL FANDOM


A HARVEST 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 meeting.

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.


 





 



 

 



 

 


 









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