THIS WEEK AT THE UJC

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THE UNITED JEWISH CONGREGATION OF HONG KONG
WELCOMING ALL WHO SEEK
A PROGRESSIVE VISION OF JEWISH LIFE

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SHABBAT B'YACHAD

Mishkan Hanefesh, Machzor for the Days of Awe

Everyone is welcome! Join us for Shabbat B’yachad (Shabbat Together), the UJC’s new Early Family Friendly Shabbat service followed by a Dairy Potluck Shabbat 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 in April and May will receive a special blessing and a sweet treat.

To help us plan, please RSVP to the UJC office by Wednesday, May 11 and tell us what you’ll bring to the Potluck Dinner!

 


 


PASSOVER AT THE UJC


Mishkan Hanefesh, Machzor for the Days of Awe


Schedule of Passover Morning Services

Friday, 29th April at 8:00am
- Passover Day 7 Morning Service
Saturday, 30th April at 10:00am
- Passover Day 8 Morning Service & Yizkor (followed by Kiddush at the JCC)

All services will be held in the UJC Sanctuary.









 

Mishkan Hanefesh, Machzor for the Days of Awe



Six years ago, The UJC joined Progressive congregations from around the world in adopting Mishkan T'filah as our weekday, Shabbat, and festival prayer book. We are excited once again to be part of the world-wide renewal of Progressive worship as we celebrate the publication of Mishkan HaNefesh, the High Holiday companion to the beautiful and inspiring Mishkan T'filah. Further, the introduction of Mishkan HaNefesh will mark the establishment of the Evan Blanco Memorial Machzor Fund, a fitting tribute to honor our friend and devoted member.

We are pleased to offer The UJC family the opportunity to be part of this once in a generation transition to a new machzor and to help us establish a lasting tribute to Evan Blanco. Please consider sponsoring a set or multiple sets of Mishkan HaNefesh. For more information on Mishkan HaNefesh and how you can sponsor a set in honor or in memory of a loved one click here.




THE UJC NEEDS YOU!
VOLUNTEER TO BE A UJC GREETER


The UJC is establishing a Greeter Corps, a group of volunteers to welcome and assist both members and visitors at services and other events. Our aim is to make sure that newcomers and veterans alike feel the warmth of The UJC whenever they come to shul. Being part of Greeter Corps is a great way to fulfill the mitzvah of Hachnasat Orchim, of hospitality and welcoming.

If you have the right stuff -- if you love the UJC and want to share that love with others, then email The UJC office to volunteer. Once we have a pool of volunteers, we will schedule a brief training session. Watch Shabbat Shalom for details.

Welcoming the stranger is greater than receiving the Divine Presence.
Talmud, Shabbat 127a



 


Shorashim


Shorashim will not meet on Sunday, 24th April and Sunday, 1st May as we are on Passover break.



Have you registered for the new school year yet?

Please send in your registration form now.

Click here to download our 2015/2016 registration packet.

If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi Martha or the UJC office.


 



This is the UJC of Hong Kong's Tree of Life
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UJC HK - Tree of Life


THE UJC

The United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong (UJC) was founded in 1988 by three long term residents of Hong Kong, Robert Green, Charles Monat and Robert L. Meyer. Their objective for the UJC was "to advocate the cause of Reform, Liberal, Conservative, and other non-Orthodox Jews in Hong Kong" and to encourage their participation in Jewish life to the fullest. We are a warm, welcoming, vibrant congregation, with adults and children actively engaged in all aspects of the community.

CONGREGATIONAL PROFILE

The Jewish community in Hong Kong is extremely diverse, reflecting many traditions from around the world. While UJC members come mainly from North America, we are also thoroughly international, including members from the Israel, Britain, France, Spain, Switzerland, the United States, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and China. Although some congregants have lived in Hong Kong for decades, many are in Hong Kong for two to five years. Our membership is comprised mostly of business and professional people, journalists, teachers, and academics, and includes many families with school-age children, as well as many young professionals.

HISTORY

The UJC grew rapidly from a few dedicated people to become a large Jewish congregation in Hong Kong with about 200 family and single memberships. Since its inception, the UJC has been affiliated with the World Union for Progressive Judaism and is now a key congregation in the Union for Progressive Judaism. [… read more]


UJC HK Entry


CURRENT EVENTS

MONTHLY CALENDAR
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Jewish Beer Drinking Association (JBDA)


Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting. Click here for more details.


Rosh Chodesh Group Returns!!
Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.

Each month, a group of (mainly) women gather together to celebrate the beginning of the new moon - Rosh Chodesh. Click here for more details.


Havdalah Pajama Party
Our next meeting is scheduled on Saturday, 7th May.
Click here for more details.



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