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Monday, 4 January 2010


I have been invited to give an ONEG on January 8th at Brighton and Hove Progressive Synagogue.  I thought it meant a talk or meeting but I have just discovered Oneg is Hebrew for delight.
The Encyclopedia Britannia defines an Oneg as being more a social occasion than a religious one.  
The group entertains itself with music, drama, community discussions, lectures, or the singing of religious melodies—all in keeping with the biblical injunction, “and call the Sabbath a delight” (Isaiah 58:13)
My nephew Dan said that it looked like this Friday night was going to be ONEG-LITE....

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