The Holocaust: Who are the missing million?

Giselle Cycowicz (born Friedman) remembers her father, Wolf, as a warm, kind and religious man. “He was a scholar,” she says, “he always had a book open, studying Talmud [compendium of Jewish law], but he was also a businessman and he looked after his family.” Before the war, the Friedmans …

York Liberal Jewish Community first Leeds service

York Liberal Jewish Community held the first ever Liberal Shabbat morning service in Leeds, last Saturday (22nd April) as part of the cross-community Leeds Jewish Housing Association Special Shabbat. York Liberals have recently become members of the Leeds Jewish Rep Council and were invited to join Masorti and Reform to worship …

JSCN adds to Holocaust Memorial consultation

The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, is currently undertaking consultations on proposed plans for the Holocaust Memorial and visitor centre, which is expected to be created in London adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, in Victoria Tower Gardens. JSCN co-ordinator Ed Horwich was invited to take part in the consultation process …

Lancaster and Lakes Chavurah  

Issues Facing the Jewish Community Today Presented by Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, who will lead this discussion which promises to be stimulating and thought provoking. …followed by… Livingstone and the Jewish Community As antisemitism has recently been hitting the headlines in the shape of Ken …

May: Bnei Mitzvah Weekend

There’s a new development here at Tribe… it’s our upcoming Bnei Mitzvah Weekend For schools years 7 & 8 The event will take place from Friday 19th May 2017 until Sunday 21st May. The experience will feature a keynote session on ‘Next Steps’ in the journey of a young Jewish …

St Annes: Account of The Entebbe Raid

A First Hand Account of The Entebbe Raid by Rami Sherman Presented by St Annes Hebrew Congregation On 4th July 1976, Israeli Commandos took part in a rescue, now known as Operation Entebbe, which became known as one of the most astonishing military missions ever seen, and is one of …

SELECT LAWS OF PESAH – 5777

Listen to Rabbi Joseph Dweck, senior rabbi of the Sephardi Community in the UK, giving his pre-Pesach shiur to his weekly class at Bevis Marks Synagogue in London. He addresses some of the key principles for keeping kosher over Pesach for Sephardim. Accompanying the audio is a source sheet where you can …

JSCN at Leatid Berlin

JDC Europe recently held its 25th Leatid Top Leaders Seminar. This year the event took place in Berlin and was attended by Jewish community leaders from at least 10 European countries, including Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK. Ed Horwich attended on behalf of JSCN. The seminar …

Song and Dance in Sheffield

  Over 30 Sheffield Reform members and friends enjoyed a rousing Purim celebration on 12th March 2017. We were entertained as Shonaleigh, our own Drut’syla, (traditional story-teller) told us an alternative version of the Purim story – drowned out of course when a certain rogue character in the story was …

New rabbi for South Bucks Liberals

South Bucks Liberal Synagogue welcomes Charley Baginsky as their new Rabbi. After being associated with the synagogue for a little while Charley has now become their rabbi too. Rabbi Baginsky studied Theology, first at Cambridge and then King’s College London. She then spent several years working in Israel which included …