Community Chanukah Celebration

Sunday 13 December from 12-2pm
Chanukiot

Activities for all ages, including:

Supervised Jumping Castle; beginners Israeli dancing; craft activities; games.  We provide kosher sausages, doughnuts & soft drinks.  You bring a small non-dairy item to share, plus anything else you wish to drink.  Please let our office know whether you are coming, to assist with catering.  Tel:  9819 7160

Lights: Chanukah + Shabbat

Friday 11th December at 7pm
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Experience the lights, this Chanukah and Shabbat.

Enjoy a musical Shabbat songs, with Rabbi Jonathan Keren Black, and our jazz band, The Accidentals. Including lighting the Chanukiah (BYO Chanukiah if you like).

We’ll also be serving up a yummy Shabbat feast with latkes and sufganiot (jam doughnuts).

Book now for the dinner. This means we can have the right amount of food for everyone.

Note: At LBC, no one is turned away due to financial circumstances, just contact us and we’ll make arrangements.

(Photo by Robert Couse Baker)

Holocaust Memorial

The Holocaust Memorial honours the memory of the millions of people who were victims of the Holocaust.

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As our Rabbi, Jonathan Keren-Black has said,

As the Holocaust moves from personal memory to recorded history, evocative memorials have an increasingly important role in evoking and recalling the tragedy for future generations to reinforce the message to all humanity: ‘Never Again’.

The Holocaust Memorial focuses on a striking modern wind sculpture entitled “The wind whispered your name” which was created and gifted to LBC by renowned Australian sculptor, Konstantin Dimopoulos and his wife Adele.  Konstantin Dimopoulos has installations in many public places around the world as well as in Melbourne.  He created the striking Red Centre at Federation Square and has recently installed major works in the forecourt of the Civic Centre at the City of Monash, at the RACV Country Club in Healesville and in Denver, Colorado.  We are indeed fortunate that Kon and his wife Adele wanted to create a Holocaust Memorial sculpture and chose to do so at LBC.