Shalom Concert Edinburgh

This summer as part of the world’s biggest arts festival, the Edinburgh Fringe, there will be a major peace event bringing together performers from all over Israel: Arabs, Bedoiun, Christians, Druze, Jews, Samaritans, secular. Ordinary people from Scotland England Ireland and Wales, and abroad, are working as a team on …

250 YEARS IN HULL

CELEBRATING 250 YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE IN HULL When thinking about the city of Hull, I don’t believe the first fact that would come to mind is that it is home to the longest established continuous community of Jews in the country, if not in the world! This was the theory …

London Klezmer Quartet in Lancaster

The London Klezmer Quartet will perform at the Gregson Centre in Lancaster on Friday night 17 June, 7.30pm. LKQ takes audiences on a soulful and celebratory musical journey from the Baltic to the Black Sea – and beyond. Laugh, dance, and shed the occasional tear with the London Klezmer Quartet: …

Macclesfield Jewish Life Remembered

An exhibition celebrating the Jewish families and entrepreneurs who helped shape Macclesfield – on show until 2nd May. Jewish historian Basil Jeuda, of Sandringham Road, Hurdsfield, has been working with Incubation Arts to curate the exhibition which looks at the lives of Jewish families who made Macclesfield their home following the Second …

Meeting European Small Communities

The second annual meeting of European Small Communities takes place 3-5th April in Bratislava. Leaders and representatives of Small UK communities are invited to attend. Building on last year’s inaugural in Athens, this year’s meeting focuses on… BECOMING MORE SUSTAINABLE. GENERATING INCOME: MODEL AND TOOLS FOR A COMMUNITY TO DIVERSIFY  SOURCES …

UNGEFILTERED

As you may have seen in the Jewish press, my stand-up comedy show ‘UNGEFILTERED’ has now started touring, taking in 37 nights across the country, including St. Annes, Sheffield, Hull and Liverpool. It is a full-length 80 minute show, so even if you’ve seen me before, this is something much …

Exeter Events in November

ISRAELI Circle Dancing and KLEZMER Dancing SUNDAY 1st NOVEMBER – 2pm to 5pm (be there at 1.30 for 2pm start) Venue in Totnes. £5 to include Tea/Coffee/ Afternoon Tea. Extra donations would be very welcome as all proceeds will be shared equally between – Exeter Synagogue and Totnes Jewish Community. …

UK Jewish Film comes to Nottingham

The 19th UK Jewish Film Festival is bringing a fantastic selection of films to Nottingham from 8th to 22nd November The films are really wonderful and are a great celebration of various facets of Jewish life Download the programme brochure [here] • Closer to the Moon • Apples from the Desert …

SOMERSET ANNE FRANK AWARDS 2015

You are very warmly invited to the 5th Anniversary of Somerset Anne Frank Awards Ceremony 2015 To be held on Thursday 18th June, at 6.30 for 7pm, in The Taunton Academy, Cheddon Road, Taunton TA2 7QP. The invited Speaker for the evening is The Revd. Bruce Thompson Chair Lincolnshire Methodist …

Building Common Answers conference

How should our communities respond to the rise of violent antisemitism? Are we prepared to face the coming years in Europe? What we should change or adapt to these new scenarios? What new infrastructure and services in the area of security and resilience should be put in place? Jewish leaders …