Times: Shabbat Shuvah starts tonight with candlelighting at 5:44pm; ends Saturday night at 6:52pm. The weekly Torah portion for Shabbos is Vayelech.

Mincha in the CBD: Mincha will take place at 1.00pm on Monday, Tuesday (erev Yom Kippur), and Thursday this week.

Study: Wed shiur Billing Bureau: No Shiur this week due to Yom Kippur

Kosher Food in the CBD: Nifla Kosher Catering (KA Hechsher)
Offers Corporate Catering, specializing in individual and board room lunches. For further details visit www.nifla.com.au
10% Discount on your first website purchase. Enter promo code “FIRST TIME”. Kosher sandwiches, muffins and salads are available at the following locations:
CUPP- Manchester Unity Building- Ground Floor-220 Collins Street
CBW EXPRESS-181 William Street.(Entrance Little Bourke St)
IN A RUSH CAFE-616 St Kilda Road-(Ground Floor-Lowe Lippmann Building)

Thought of the Week with thanks to Rabbi Leon AnafIn this week’s parsha Moshe tells the people “I am 120 years old today. I can no longer go and come and G-d has told me that I cannot cross the Jordan”. One interpretation is that when Moshe completed 120 years, he reached the maximum point of religious fulfilment, if we can imagine such a thing. He therefore informs the nation there was no longer any reason for him to continue living. If a person does not grow and advance, then the purpose of life is lost. During the 10 days of repentance we add to our prayers the request “Remember us for life, O King Who desires life, and inscribe us in the Book of Life – for your sake …” Some have explained the final phrase “for Your sake” as describing the kind of life for which we ask to be inscribed. We beg the Almighty to inscribe us for another year of life – a life devoted to Torah and mitzvot, a life rich in religious meaning and spirituality, a life that we use for the purpose of growing and elevating to new heights. Only if we indeed make such a commitment, to work toward higher levels, a bit each day, are we then entitled to approach the Almighty and beg “Remember us for life, O King Who desires life”.

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