Yisroel & Bicur Cholim & Stetziver Synagogue
351-353 Commercial Road, London, E1 2PS
Tel: 020 7790 2874 - Fax: 0871 661
6774 Over 100 years of service to our community - Founded 5663-1903
Using modern technology to bring old tradition to your home Photo
(Left): Catherine Yass (2000) -
Image (Right): Shul Pinkas (1903)
site contains lots of good source material on Jewish Learning,
and a list of Chabad Houses Worldwide, where people can seek
nonjudgmental help and advice.
is a philosophy, a movement, and an organization. It is considered
to be the most dynamic force in Jewish life today.
word "Lubavitch" is the name of the town in White
Russia where the movement was based for more than a century
appropriately means the "City of brotherly love."
The word "Chabad" is a Hebrew acronym for the three
intellectual faculties of: chachmah-wisdom, binah-comprehension
and da'at-knowledge. The movement's system of Jewish religious
philosophy, the deepest dimension of G-d's Torah, teaches
understanding and recognition of the Creator, the role and
purpose of Creation, and the importance and unique mission
of each Creature. This philosophy guides a person to refine
and govern his and her every act and feeling through wisdom,
comprehension and knowledge.
name Lubavitch conveys the essence of the responsibility and
love engendered by the Chabad philosophy toward every single
Jewish East End Celebration Society has been established to
identify, document and where possible preserve this heritage
for future generations both of Jews and immigrant communities
that have arrived in the area today. The Society will not
romanticise nor glorify the conditions that faced Jewish refugees
at the turn of the twentieth century as the settled in London
s East End, to escape pogroms and poverty in Eastern
Europe. The new Society will rather celebrate the birthplace
of the community that burgeoned there, was educated in its
schools, streets, libraries and art galleries and whose members
have gone on to become some of the most famous, successful
and generous British citizens. The cradle of Jewish life in
Britain deserves to be celebrated.
diversity of faiths in Tower Hamlets reflects the diversity
of the borough itself. Together, they symbolise the vibrant
eclecticism that defines this part of London. What's more,
the energy, commitment and respect they generate makes our
faiths a precious and powerful community asset.
Tower Hamlets Inter-Faith Forum has been established to nurture
and focus their combined strengths to ensure they continue
to give everyone living and working in our borough an enhanced
quality of life.
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