Shabbat morning, May 25 תפילת שבת (Comments Off)
Please come and join us for Shabbat morning on May 25. Everyone is most welcomed. Stephen Aberle and Reb David will share leading prayers and reflections in the more or less traditional style that we are used to, mingling Hebrew, English and wordless melodies with passages of silence. We’ll follow the flow of the traditional prayer service with lots of room for our own personal journeys to unfold. The Torah portion that Shabbat is called Be-Ha’alotecha and is Numbers 8 – 12. It ...
Ahavat Olam (Comments Off)
Transitioning to a peer-led community, Ahavat Olam is drawing upon its unique membership to organize functions and participate together to continue to fulfill our vital role in Vancouver's Jewish community. We encourage all our friends and members to get involved in making our activities meaningful, educational and accessible as possible.
A Bronx Tale involving Jews and Muslims (Comments Off)
After the congregants of an Orthodox synagogue could no longer afford their rent, they found help in the local mosque. "Jews and Muslims can certainly get along; true religion unites all people rather than separates," Reb David reminds us. Read this inspiring story on Tablet Magazine.
Ahavat Olam’s Annual General Meeting (Comments Off)
Members, take note! Ahavat Olam will hold its Annual General Meeting on Sunday, February 19, 2012, at 7:00 PM at the Peretz Centre, 6184 Ash Street, Vancouver, BC. The main items of business will be a report from the Board, a review of the financial statements, and election to the next Board of Directors. Before the meeting, join us for a pizza and potluck dinner at 6:00p PM. Members, it is important that we hear from you, and that we get a ...
A Palestinian Sufi sheikh and an American-born Israeli Jew share the vision and experiences of their joint grassroots peace efforts, Tues, Nov 22, 2011, from 12- 2 2 PM at the Chan Centre Great Performers’ Lounge, 6265 Crescent Road, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Sheikh Ghassan Manasra is an ordained sheikh, son of Sheikh Abdel Salaam Manasra, the head of the Qadiri Sufi order in the Holy Land, and the director of Anwar as-Salaam, a Muslim centre for dialogue and reconciliation in Nazareth. ...