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A gut yohr!

Our office and the Kosher Co-op will be closed this Thursday and Friday for Rosh Hashanah. From everyone at the Centre we wish you a gut gebentsched yohr and a l’shanah tovah umetukah!

Ki Tavo – Be Happy

The Mishnah in Berachot (9:5) states that one must bless the Lord for calamities as well as for the good. An example of such a blessing is Barukh dayan ha’emet, recited by mourners upon...

Have your say on logo ideas!

In June we called for ideas for a logo for the Wellington Jewish Community Centre. We asked for your ideas – concepts, examples of logos from elsewhere, or actual logo designs – which we could...

Shoftim – Justice For All

Among the many Mitzvot that appear in Parshat Shoftim, one of the better known phrases is the mandate to perform and preserve justice in our society. “Justice, justice you shall pursue, in order that you...