BLACK HISTORY MONTH 5781
17th October, 11am-12pm, Shabbat Morning Service: Racial Justice Shabbat. A classic Kehillah Shabbat morning service, both on Zoom and in-person.
We are asking everyone to book to comply with government guidelines: so that we know numbers and have information in case of a need for contract tracing. Booking form here
We will use extracts from Siddur Lev Chadash. The relevant pages of the Siddur can be viewed or downloaded in PDF form here.
24th October, 11am-12pm Black History Month Shabbat Morning service #BlackShabbat
30th October, 6pm for a 6:30 start, Black History Month Kabbalat Shabbat #BlackShabbat An all-Black-led Kabbalat Shabbat in honour of Black History Month.
If there are Black service leaders and lay readers, torah readers etc. in your communities who’d like to be involved in co-leading or if you would like to get involved, please contact Kehillah service leader Michael Lomotey. The more, the merrier.
And all are invited to attend the services. Please publicise to your communities. All services will also be on our Shabbat Zoom room: Meeting ID 899-668-970 here
Local Community Events:
Mon 12th October, 6.30-7.30pm, ‘Tracing African Caribbean Ancestry – Who do you think you are?’ (with Hackney Libraries, free)
In this masterclass, historian Paul Crooks captivates audiences with his unique account of how he traced his roots and his family’s migration down through the generations to Windrush. Full details and tickets available here.