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Migwan celebrates 15th year Anniversary!

Friday, October 25th, 6.00 pm (candle lighting 18:06)
Anniversary Kabbalat Shabbat led by Rabbi Akiva Weingarten

With music provided by Michael Ely and Carmit Natan.
Migwan youth, Dvar Torah by Noah Rosenbaum, followed by an apèro riche.

Saturday, October 26th, 10:00 am
Festive Shacharit service led by Rabbi Akiva Weingarten

With the participation of the Mechajeh choir. Dvar Tora by the founding member Irène Speiser,

Kiddusch, followed by lunch

Afternoon Shiur with Rabbi Akiva Weingarten

Evening Program:7:15 pm:  Havdala
7:30 pm: Anniversary concert with the entertaining Berner Klezmer led by the Polish tenor and multi-talented Mariusz Chrzanowski.

For organizational reasons, we kindly ask you to R.S.V.P.
Registration  to Ms. Orah Mendelberg,
orah@migwan.ch, or by mail to our Secretariat:
Migwan, Herrengrabenweg 50, CH-4054 Basel.

 

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European Maccabi Games

Robert Szemere, Board member at Migwan, participated at the European Maccabi Games in Budapest, where he finished 5th in the Half-Marathon.

“Being part of the Swiss team and competing in a Half-Marathon  in the city where I was raised was very special. More than 2000 athletes participated at the Games among them 40 from Switzerland. It was a truly memorable week with plenty of cultural activities beyond the sport events. We were all a big community. On Friday afternoon we visited the biggest Synagogue of Europe where  we listened excerpts from the traditional Shabbat evening service liturgy presented by the choir of the Synagogue.”
The Swiss delegation won 17 medals among them gold medals in horse-riding and running.  Victoria Levy, a 15 years-old talent won a silver medal in golf after a Hole-in-One. Her younger sister won the bronze. So kids, it is not too early to prepare for the 2021 Games which will be in Israel!

Robert