CCJ Study Day

The Sheffield Branch of the council of Christians and Jews have announced that a Provincial Study Day will be held in Sheffield on 18th May 2015. “Finding Common Ground”  It takes as its starting point the 50th Anniversary of the Nostra Aetate, the declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions, …

NW Small Communities Meeting

22nd Feb sees the latest meeting of small Jewish communities in North West UK. The meeting takes place at St Annes Synagogue on the Lancashire coast. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance (no admittance without a ticket). Contact the synagogue for details Office 01253 – 721831 (answer-phone)

European meeting for small communities

Small is Beautiful Is it viable too? A meeting for Presidents & Leaders of Small Jewish Communities Athens 27 Feb – 1 March Organised by JDC and Leatid Hosted by the Community of Athens As a follow up from the 5th Meeting of Presidents, ECJC in partnership with JDC  and Leatid , …

Holocaust Memorial Day Tues 27th Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and is the day in the UK and Europe we mark this tragedy. Yom Ha Shoah is specifically a Jewish memorial day marking the Holocaust. It occurs this year on 15/16 April, although many UK commemorations …

Better Life poster competition

Calling artists aged 7 to 107! Do you like drawing, painting, photography or making collage, needlework, mosaic or digital art? We’re celebrating brilliant ideas which help older people (70+) have a better life. 12 winners will get a gift voucher plus a donation to an older people’s charity of their …

Shabbat UK

Following the success of the Shabbos Project last year in SouthAfrica, the UK is getting in on the act. The Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, is asking Jewish Communities throughout the UK to take part this coming October, so that all Jews communally come together on this particular Shabbat, to celebrate it …

Jewish Arts at Chatham Shul

Chatham Shul is holding a two day event, in the memory of Hilary Halpern, celebrating Jewish Arts and Culture, on 20th & 21st September 2014. For more details contact the shul

TV show wants Jewish Foodies

A Bristol based TV company is currently making a new TV series which celebrates multicultural Britain through food. The TV show will be exploring the different cultures and cuisines that thrive throughout the U.K. The presenter is a well known food author. He will meet with passionate cooks from various communities …

The 2014 Makin Lecture

This year’s Annual Makin Lecture in Jewish Studies “Holocaust Memory in the Digital Age” will be delivered by Dr Dr Ronald Leopold Executive Director of the Anne Frank House (Amsterdam) on Thursday 8th May at 5.30pm in the EDEN Lecture Theatre in the Eden Building, Hope University, Liverpool, on the …

Key Issue in the Middle East Peace Process

Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries: ‘A Key Issue in the Middle East Peace Process’ SPEAKERS: Dr. Stan A. Urman Executive Vice-President of Justice for Jews from Arab Countries (JJAC) Edwin Shuker Vice President of the European Jewish Congress Vice Chair of the International Division of the Board of Deputies of …