OD YOSEF HAI &
THE LEVY KELATY
The gathering of London’s Sephardi brethren
Home for the Sephardi brethren from the East for over 35 years, Od Yosef Hai is proud of its members representing a whole spectrum of our Sephardi heritage. We welcome all – “Join us on your spiritual journey”.
We are committed to providing a diverse program of learning for the all those in the community and beyond. We hope to provide you with inspiration, helping you to engage in Torah learning on a regular basis, bringing the Torah alive to you, so that you can incorporate the beauty of the Torah into your every day life. Whether you are married, single, male or female, please feel free to contact us for more details of how you, your friends or members of your family can become more involved with the Od Yosef Hai warm and welcoming Community.
- Save the date for the next Ladies Shiur on Wednesday, 14th December. Click on the following link for further details: https://www.odyosefhai.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Ladies-Shiur-14-December-2022.jpg
- The Od Yosef Hai Community would like to send a Hearty Mazal Tov to Tamara Ezekiel & Yoni Klein on their marriage in London on Sunday, 4th December. Mazal Tov to the Parents of both families including Abie & Allison Ezekiel.
- Baruch Dayan HaEmet: It is great sadness that we have to inform The Od Yosef Hai Community of the Passing of David Ezekiel Z”L (son of Mrs Rachel Ezekiel, and brother of Kathryn David & Iris Abraham) on Thursday, 1st December. We convey our sincere condolences to the Ezekiel Family. May Hashem comfort and give strength to his family at this sad time.
- Baruch Dayan HaEmet: It is great sadness that we have to inform The Od Yosef Hai Community of the Passing of Aharon Almoshe Z”L on Monday, 28th November. He has acted as our Shamash in the past. We convey our sincere condolences to the Almoshe Family. May Hashem comfort and give strength to his family at this sad time.
- Baruch Dayan HaEmet: It is great sadness that we have to inform The Od Yosef Hai Community that Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu passed away on Thursday, 24th November. The Dayan was the former Head of the Beth Din of Manchester, the former head of the Beth Din of London and the former head of the Beth Din Of Europe. We convey our sincere condolences to the Ehrentreu Family. May Hashem comfort and give strength to his family at this sad time.
- The Od Yosef Hai Community would like to send a Hearty Mazal Tov to Aurelle Clif & Ezra Diament on their recent Engagement. Mazal Tov to the Parents, Charlotte & Rami Clif and Liz & Nathan Diament. Mazal Tov also to the Grandparents, Shlomo Clif, Diane & Simon Aybes, Louise Goldschimidt and Lou & Hermine Diament.
- After the success of the Friday Night Community Dinner on 11th November, the next OYH Event is our ever popular “CHANUKAH BINGO” which takes place on Motzei Shabbat, 24th December. There will be the usual Chanukah Lighting, Bingo together with Live Music & Pizza. Please try to get a table together with your family and friends. Click here to download the publicity poster https://www.odyosefhai.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/WhatsApp-Image-2022-11-14-at-5.37.00-PM.jpeg and click to book on the following link: https://www.odyosefhai.com/chanukahbingo/
- Avot Ubanim takes place every Motzei Shabbat during the Winter. Click on this link for further details: https://www.odyosefhai.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Avot-Ubanim.jpg
- Click below to download “Issue 3” of a new on-line publication entitled “Torah Platform” featuring articles from various Rabbis including Rabbi Yossi David from OYH.
- Please note that Dayan David fully supports this much needed cause for our Community. Click here to download a letter to Dayan David relating to the North West London Communal Mikvah
- Due to problems with visas, the Climb to Base Camp at Mount Everest in Nepal; by Nissim Nissim & Monty Sassoon has had to be postponed and is now taking place in March 2023. An additional OYH member, Sefi Jacob will be joining them on the Climb. Nissim, Monty & Sefi will be attempting to raise money for much needed work at Od Yosef Hai. All donations will go straight to the synagogue. No flights or climbing costs will be deducted from any donations received. Please help them to raise as much money as possible. Every donation will be gratefully appreciated regardless of the amount. Click here to donate. https://gofund.me/97d77cad
- OYH are really pleased to announce that the shul has started a new project entitled “the OYH Chesed Team” and this is being led by Darren Ezekiel and Briana Simon. Basically, the shul is looking for volunteers who can help with various Chesed OYH Community projects such as visiting sick and lonely people, helping the elderly with transport and shopping, organising food rotas for new mothers and welcoming new families in the community. If you would like to volunteer to help or if you know anyone in our community who you think may need help, please contact Darren or Briana.
- The *OYH Children’s Service* takes place every Shabbat every week at 9:45am. It is proving to be very successful. Every week, there are 20-30 children attending the Children’s Service. We encourage you to send your children *ages 4-11*, and we hope this will also provide an opportunity for more women to come back to shul! The service is well structured and run by Ariella Moses, Talya Ivgi and Shira Raymond. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Darren Ezekiel on 07974 870661.
- If any congregant would like a special occasion such as a special Birthday, Birth, Engagement, Wedding, Barmitzvah, Batmitzvah etc to be announced on Shabbat during the Musaf Service, please send details of the special occasion to David Albert, preferably by the Thursday prior to Shabbat, either by text on 07988 792716 or by e-mail to email@example.com