Sim Shalom Congregational Seder 5774

‍‍March 24, 2014 - 22 Adar II 5774

Join our congregational seder on April 14, 2014, at 6 PM at the Stefania Cultural Center (Stefánia Kulturális Központ, address: Stefánia út 34-36, 14th District, in Pest). Menu with soup, side dishes, dessert and wine A) matzah ball soup + roasted duck legs with steak potato, cabbage with apple B) vegetarian matzah ball soup + aubergine […]

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Joyful Adult Bat Mitzvah Ceremony at Sim Shalom

‍‍February 17, 2014 - 17 Adar I 5774

On January 11, 2014, our congregation had a joyful and moving ceremony once again, when Isabelle Menczer, 21, became a Bat Mitzvah. Isabelle has been an active member of our community for three years now, a teacher of the Talmud Torah, and head of the youth group. You can read a lot more about her connection to […]

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Regular Programs in the Synagogue

‍‍October 28, 2013 - 24 Heshwan 5774

Friday Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by Kiddush and a vegetarian pot-luck dinner (every week, starting at 6 pm in the fall and winter and at 7 pm in spring and summer) Saturday Sacharit service with Torah reading and Torah shiur followed by Kiddush (every second week from 10.30 am) Torah Circle (biweekly from 10.30 am) […]

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High Holidays 2013/5774

‍‍August 6, 2013 - 30 Av 5773

Celebrate the High Holidays with us at the Sim Shalom Progressive Community. Please read the schedule below and on our Programs page and feel free to join us! EREV ROSH HASHANAH (EVE) Wednesday, September 4 at 18:00 Service with Torah Reading and sounding of the shofar, followed by buffet dinner with traditional dishes. Venue: Best Western […]

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A Jewish Ritual That Heals – Drasha by Rabbi Kelemen in the online publication series “Torah from Around the World”

‍‍July 25, 2013 - 18 Av 5773

In the online publication series “Torah from Around the World”, this week’s drasha is by Rabbi Katalin Kelemen about Parashat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25) under the title “A Jewish Ritual That Heals – ‘When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless…’”. Read the drasha below. A Jewish Ritual That Heals – Parashat Ekev (Deuteronomy […]

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LGBTQ-Friendly Shabbat Shacharit Service on 6 July

‍‍July 4, 2013 - 26 Tamuz 5773

At the Budapest Pride 2012, we witnessed a historic event when three egalitarian Jewish communities jointly held a Shabbat Shacharit service to declare support for the LGBTQ community. The event attracted so much attention and interest that the organizers decided to repeat it this year. Venue: Bálint Közösségi Ház/Jewish Community Centre (Budapest, District 6, Révay […]

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