Intro to Judaism - Year
of the Bible - Chavraya - One
Congregation One Book
The United Jewish Congregation of Hong Kong (UJC) was
founded in 1988 "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
"Talmud Torah Ki Neged Kulam: The study of Torah
is equal to all of the commandments for it leads to all of them!"
Please find below a listing of course offerings:
For a listing of all current UJC functions, classes
and services, please bookmark our continuously updated Weekly
Events page or our Shabbat
UJC ACADEMY OF ADULT LEARNING
Rabbi Zamek’s Classes
TO JUDAISM - The Jewish Year
A course for those new to Jewish life and a great refresher
for those who want to study the basics at a sophisticated
Stay tuned for the new dates of the class.
**Participants should obtain the following books:
by Mark Washofsky,
"These Are The Words"
by Arthur Green
(The books are available at Amazon.com.)
|Course Fee (for all classes)
UJC Members - No Charge
Non-UJC Members - HK$150 per session
To Register or for more information, please contact Nancy
or Charlene at The
- THE YEAR OF THE BIBLE
HaTaNaKH - The Year of the Bible
A program of the UJC Academy of Adult Learning
Here’s how to be part of this exciting year-long celebration
of the Hebrew Bible.
1. Get any one of the following
editions of the TaNaKH
* The Jewish Bible: Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures -- The New
ISBN: 0-8276-0252-9 or 0-8276-0264-2 (available in hardcover,
paperback and Kindle format.)
* The JPS Hebrew-English Tanakh
ISBN: 0-8276-0697-4 or 0-8276-0656-7 (available in hardcover
and paperback format.)
* The Jewish Study Bible: featuring The Jewish Publication
Society TANAKH Translation (Bible Hebrew)
ISBN: 0195297547 or 978-0195297546 (available in hardcover and
2. Get a copy of How to Read
the Bible by Marc Tziv Brettler --
the book we will be reading for the One Congregation, One Book
project this year
ISBN: 0-8276-0775x or 978-0-8276-0775-0 (available in hardcover
and Kindle format.)
Begin reading on or before 1st November 2012.
Note: There is a version of this book
entitled: How to Read the Jewish Bible. It is the same
text and can be used for One Congregation, One Book.
ISBN: 978-0-19-532522-5 (available in paperback and Kindle format.)
Register for Sh’nat HaTaNaKH classes.
here to download the chedule of the first set of
UJC office to register for either the evening or
Join us. Let’s make 5773 the Year of the Bible.
Be a part of Sh’nat HaTaNaKH.
PROGRAMS AT THE UJC
THE UJC SPIRITUALITY CIRCLE
An association dedicated to deepening the
life of the spirit.
Participants in this chavraya, this gathering of spiritual colleagues,
will provide support and guidance for one another in the critical
work of caring for the soul. Our aim will be to create a quiet space
in this noisy world for prayer, contemplation, and the cultivation
of essential middot. Our work will be informed by the program of
spiritual development outlined by Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira
in his book B’nai Machshava Tova, available in a translation
entitled Conscious Community. (See details
This is a group for those willing to make an extra investment in
their spiritual life and who are looking for the companionship of
Stay tuned for the details of our next meeting.
If you are interested in Chavraya, please register with the
You will also need to obtain a copy of Conscious Community
(Kalonymus Kalman Shapira, trans. Andrea Cohen-Kiener, Kindle or
print edition). Or try this
downloadable translation by Yaacov Dovid Shulman.
For a listing of all current UJC functions, classes and
services, please bookmark our continuously updated Shabbat
CONGREGATION, ONE BOOK 5775
The United Jewish
Congregation's "One Congregation, One Book" Project
will return after the High Holy Days
Once again, our goal is to get as many UJC members as possible
to read the same significant Jewish book during the programmatic
Please join us as we read Abraham Joshua Heschel's
spiritual masterpiece, God In Search of Man.
The book is available in print and as an ebook (iBooks and Kindle).
Click here to order the book through Amazon.
GET YOUR COPY TODAY!
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