This week, we had our first Noam Moetza (for lack of a better explanation, and not translation 'youth council') meeting and members discussed what role the Moetza will play this year in Noam. Excitingly, they have moved from monthly meetings to fortnightly. One of the first initiatives is a Sixth Form Tu B'shevat Seder! Also, we officially launched the work4noam scheme, so if you are or you know anyone who might be interested in movement work next year, tell them to apply! And of course, we are still accepting camp applications, so don't delay if you have not already sent in your applications. Excitingly, you can now view the Chanukah 2011 Norma in case you missed the paper version. Finally, thank you for voting to select the Noam Charity of the Year!
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2012 CAMP DATES:
Pre-Camp: 13-19 Aug.
Shorashim: 20-29 Aug.
Nevatim and Nofim: 20 Aug.-2 Sep.
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Noam Charity of the Year
SELECTED: Noam passed on Veida 2011 a motion stating: "Noam should have one primary external charity a year that it supports, has a relationship with and educates everyone in the movement about (on camp, year round through fundraising and social media) for Tikkun Olam. This charity will be voted on in a movement-wide referendum."
We have a WINNER!!! You have elected the New North London Asylum Seekers' Drop In Centre (ASDIC) as the Noam charity of the Year. But, will you help us? We want to do more than just donate money we raise from our fundraiser. We want to educate and act on the issues the Centre raises. We want to organise your year-group to go help for a day at the Centre - don't underestimate the power of people-power.
Now that we have selected ASDIC, we call on you to work with us! Contact email@example.com with any creative ideas or plans.
Marom & Noam Trip to Budapest - 22-26 Mar. 2012
This March 22nd-26th 2012, Marom and Noam will be travelling to Budapest to explore the beautiful city's past and present history and culture. We will visit the iconic Gothic Parliament, go to the Turkish Thermal Baths, the 'traingle' ofPest Synagogues, as well as having Shabbat with the Marom Budapest group and much much more.
We are nearly at capacity for the trip, so if you would like to join, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
What are you doing next year?
▪ NORMA Online: If you missed it, didn't get a copy, or just obsessed, click here to view Norma - Chanukah 2011 Edition.
▪ Want to go to Israel? Contact email@example.com.
▪ Veida Follow-Up: We raised over £480 for the Ruth Schneider Memorial Trust for Noam Summer Programmes & The Bnei Mitzvah Programme for Children with Special Needs in Israel. If you donated money at the Blind Auction, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to pay-in-full.
▪ Kol Nefesh Family Concert Sunday January 29, 4-5 pm followed by refreshments, Larches Trust, 1 Rectory Lane, Edgware (behind the Starbucks), tickets available at the door. Concessions £10, Adults £15, Children over 6 £5, and family ticket £35.
The performers are professional musicians who specialise in baroque period performance as well as jazz and folk music. The program will include music by Bach and Vivaldi, as well as folk music from South America, Romanian klezmer, jazz, and a touch of rock. Families are welcome but it is not exclusively a family concert. The music is suitable for everyone from ages 1 to 101, and promises to be a highly enjoyable afternoon's entertainment!
▪ Want a Noam Jumper? Contact email@example.com to order one.
Fantasy Football UPDATE: Top 5:
1 Liron Velleman's Sussex1103
2 Abi Woodrow's Bobigny FC
3 Sam Stanley's Zoidbergs XI
4 Nicholas Haringman's Pickled Hermans
5 Jessie Schlagman's Jessie's Jems
Third from last Richard Sarsby's Sarbizzle FC.