Jewish, Jew-curious, or Jewish adjacent? Wondering what to do in the Amsterdam area in Shevat / Feb? Oy Vey has some ideas. This month brings us Tu b’Shevat, a new year for the trees (15 Shevat/ 6 Feb), Primo Levi’s Yarzheit (12 Shevat / Feb 3), and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (5 Shevat / 27 […]
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An archive of Oy Vey newsletters so that you can stay up to date with what we are doing now and in the past. Jewish in the Netherlands? Looking to connect to Jewish roots? Feeling out of place a bit in Jewish institutions? Maybe we have something for you. It’s here that you can find out more about Oy Vey’s events.
Join us for some Jewish events in the Netherlands in the coming months! Feeling Feisty? It could be Tevet Was I the last to know that there is a Jewish horoscope, and that each month is associated with a constellation and a set of characteristics? If the answer is yes, why didn’t any of you […]
When is a mezuzah as powerful as a roll of aluminum foil? When it walks into a bar with a rabbi, a priest, and an imam? No that’s not it… A mezuzah is as powerful as a roll of aluminum foil when it reminds us of just how Jewish we are. For the Oy Vey […]
Kislev: The Miracle of Hannukah In the spirit of the season, this newsletter throws off the yoke of the the tyrant, Spellcheck. Yes, we are embracing the chaotic spelling of Chanoekah! No two times alike! And while we joke, it really is in the spirit of the season. Xanookah is a time where history, myth, […]
Get out your agendas! There’s a lot going on in the coming weeks. Cheshvan 5783 – the month of coming down from the Highs of the Holidays and literally have ourselves a letdown. Did you know this is the only Jewish month WITHOUT a holiday? Let that sink in. At a Glance Nov 2: We have an amazing […]