On 13th October Kehillat Kernow held its Annual General Meeting. Below is a copy of the Chairman’s remarks for the past year. I would like to begin with some words of thanks or praise to several people in the community. As always, and I think I speak on behalf of everyone in Kehillat Kernow, I would like to thank David Hampshire for his hard work and spiritual inspiration in leading many of our services, both for Shabbat and for festivals. Indeed, it is through his
Our web site designer, Noah Hearle, has added a new attraction – the photo gallery!
The current photos on display there were all taken at the literary festival we held on August 18th, 2002.
We hope to add more photos of this and other events in due course.
On 6th October 2002, Mr Anthony Fagin, a recent member of Kehillat Kernow, gave a most impressive illustrated lecture on his experiences at the dig at Masada in Israel, which took place in the early 1960s under the direction of Yigael Yadin.
This lecture, held in Carnon Downs village hall, was open to the public and was our first such event, so we were completely in the dark as to how many people would turn up. We were allowed up to 104 seats under fire regulations and initially set out fifty chairs as we thought we might get somewhere around that number. To our surprise and delight over 80 people turned up for the event.
As chairman of Kehillat Kernow, I was pleased to tell the audience a little about our community, some details of the charity we were supporting (the UJIA), and a brief outline of our guest speaker.
Anthony then proceeded to tell us the enthralling story of Masada through his experiences, first as a volunteer
I have just added all the latest events to this site along with a Chanukah message to kids of all sizes, including Harvey! The newsletter can now be downloaded and viewed from here, plus some new links now occupy the section by the same name.
You can now view the page views at Kehillat Kernow here to see which pages are the most popular.
Please check out Harvey’s Chanukah animation residing in the Kid’s Zone. Take his advice on board, and remain safe and skinny on this festive season!