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Notice of AGM 2021

The AGM of British Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights will be held by Zoom on Monday 6 December, at 6pm*.  Please use the following links for the meeting papers:

Zoom and telephone links tba.

*The AGM start time has been changed to 6pm (from 8AM) to accommodate Rabbi Michael Marmur, Chair of the Board of Rabbis for Human Rights in Israel, who will address us.

New Insights for Shabbat Shuvah 5781from RHR Chairperson, Rabbi Michael Marmur

On Shabbat Shuva, the Sabbath between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, the following verse from Parashat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32.7) will be recited:

זְכֹר יְמוֹת עוֹלָם בִּינוּ שְׁנוֹת דֹּר וָדֹר שְׁאַל אָבִיךָ וְיַגֵּדְךָ זְקֵנֶיךָ וְיֹאמְרוּ לָךְ:

Remember the days of old, consider the years of the generations; ask your father and he will tell you, your elders, and they will explain to you.

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