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Visit to Etz Hayyim by High School Students from Germany

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As part of their summer camp on Crete, a group of about fifty high school students from Germany visited the Synagogue on 11 August. The Protestant parish of Ehrenkirchen-Bollschweil in southwest Germany organizes this biannual summer camp which is integrated in the History and Religious...

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Memorial Service 2011

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Όπως κάθε χρόνο, από το 2001, έτσι και φέτος στην Συναγωγή Χανιών (Ετζ Χαγιιμ) πραγματοποιήθηκε  επιμνημόσυνη δέηση για τα μέλη της εβραϊκής κοινότητας των Χανίων που σκοτώθηκαν το 1944 κατά την διάρκεια της Ναζιστικής κατοχής. Ο χώρος της Συναγωγής ήταν γεμάτος με πολίτες των Χανίων...

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Memorial Service Invitation

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Σας προσκαλούμε να παρευρεθείτε στο ετήσιο μνημόσυνο για τα μέλη της Εβραϊκής Κοινότητας Κρήτης που χάθηκαν μαζί με τους Έλληνες συμπολίτες τους και Ιταλούς αιχμαλώτους το 1944. Μετά την ετήσια επιμνημόσυνη δέηση θα ακολουθήσει η ανάγνωση των ονομάτων των θυμάτων και το άναμμα των κεριών. Τρίτη, 21 Ιουνίου, ώρα 20:00 Συναγωγή...

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Update on the Etz Hayyim Library

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Since January 2010, when two arson attacks damaged and destroyed large parts of the library of Etz Hayyim Synagogue Hania, Crete, as well as damaged the walls and ceiling of the Synagogue proper and two offices, we’ve received many generous donations for the reconstruction as...

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Pesach 2011

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This year Passover was celebrated with some 70 people attending the community Seder.  Most attended the Arvith service that was held in the Synagogue and led by Rabbi Nicholas de Lange of Cambridge University.  At the end of the service everyone assembled at the Myrovolos...

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Concert by Ros Bandt and Gabriel Negrin

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Ros Bandt Ros Bandt is an award winning international sound artist who has pioneered sound sculptures, installations and site specific artworks since 1977. She is at once composer, performer, visual artist and sound culture researcher. In 2010-11 she is touring and living in Europe with site specific concerts in the...

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Tu B’Shevat

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Tu B’Shevat is a strange festival as it has had a very interesting change in character over the past 2000 years or so. In Torah it is designated as a Festival that had a quite practical purpose – that of setting tithes on trees and...

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Chanukah

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HANUKAH at Etz Hayyim - 24 Kislev - 1st Dec. 2010   Etz Hayyim and its fraternity and friends celebrated the first night of Hanuka as is usual since 1999.  This year the celebration was especially notable as we had over 60 people.  For three days before...

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Announcement for Chanukah

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Although the weather may not show it, December is fast approaching, and with it Chanukah! We will be celebrating the lighting of the first candle for Chanukah (Erev) on Wednesday, December 1st at 18:00 at the Synagogue and we invite you to attend and celebrate with...

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