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Behar 5774 - May 9th 2014
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Friday 9th May 2014

Shabbat Times for London: May 9th - May 10th Begins: 20:22 Ends: 21:34

Run for the Future and have some FUN!
US Futures is looking for runners and walkers who'd like to have some fun taking part in Maccabi's Community Fun Run on 22 June at Allianz Park. We are looking for people who want to help raise funds to support The US’ activities with young people whilst having some real fun. (Look out in the coming weeks for more info about what we have planned – this will be no ordinary run!) To join our team sign up here or contact for more information.

Tribe Lag Ba’Omer Trips
This year Tribe are taking school Years 5 and 6 to Chessington and Years 7-10 to Alton Towers for Lag Ba’Omer. To book your child’s place now, click on the links above.

Community Screening for Jewish Genetic Disorders: 11th May at Finchley Synagogue
1 in 5 Ashkenazi Jews are carriers of a Jewish genetic disorder. A simple blood test can identify if you are at increased risk of having an affected child. Screening covering 9 severe Jewish genetic disorders including Tay-Sachs, is now available. There will be a community screening at Finchley Synagogue on Sunday 11th May. For more information and to register visit

Annual US Women's Dinner

There are still a few places left for the annual US Women's Dinner, where a senior female Israeli VIP will be guest speaking on the theme of education. For more information email or book here.

Encounter Five Plus One
The ‘Five Plus One’ synagogues, based in Herts and Beds are holding a day-long ‘Encounters’ programme at Yavneh College. To book and for a full programme of speakers, click here. All welcome.

This is just one event that this group of six synagogues is putting on over the next few months. Please click here to view the full list. Please contact the individual synagogues for more information.

Final Reminder
The US Member Survey will be closing at 00:01 on Monday morning so if you like to leave things to the last minute, Sunday evening is your last chance! If you haven’t already completed it, please do so before that deadline.

Wishing you a Shabbat Shalom.

The You & US Team


PS: Want to work at The US? Click here for the latest vacancies.

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