Visiting Rabbis & Madrichim

Rabbis for Communities The Chief Rabbi’s Centre for Community Excellence endeavours to support those communities lacking either a full or part-time Rabbi. The CCE aims to provide communities that do not currently have a Rabbi with a dynamic and experienced spiritual leader to support them, and have an excellent team of …

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Please help JSCN You can either give a one-off donation or a monthly amount JSCN is a Registered Charity: Number 1168499 ~ Thank you Some things your donation goes towards… Maintaining the JSCN help desk Regional meetings Community visits Small community advocacy Maintaining the JSCN website Research, education & training …

School & Synagogue visits

Understanding Judaism The study of “Judaism” is an important part of the National Curriculum. Requests from schools for a speaker or a visit to a synagogue are one of the key enquiries JSCN receives. JSCN helps by signposting you to an appropriate community, synagogue, or training provider. Who can I get to …

Lancashire School Visit

Normally we signpost schools & groups to a suitable local community for synagogue visits and talks about Judaism, but over the Yom Tavim we organised one directly for a Catholic school in Lancashire. Catholic schools teach Judaism as the second religion studied alongside Christianity at GCSE level. However they start early and …

PJ Library

PJ Library sends Jewish children’s books and music every month to families with children ages 6 months through 8 years. Each book, geared towards a specific age, helps you create your own family’s connection to Jewish traditions, holidays, and values. PJ Library reaches more than 430,000 children and their families …

Resources for Blind and Partially sighted

The Jewish Braille Institute has a number of free Audio Book and Large Print publications that you can download – http://www.jbilibrary.org New York based JBI has translated prayer books for all Jewish denominations into Braille, distributed free large-print Haggadot at Passover, and recorded over 13,000 audiobooks of Jewish interest. Thirty-five years ago, …

Therapeutic Art Sessions

‘Latent Memories’ is a free project reaching out to Holocaust Survivors across Northern England and Scotland. Survivors and Refugees should be of Jewish origin, but it doesn’t matter whether you are practising or not. The Latent Memories project offers therapeutic art sessions and the opportunity to record your memories for future generations. Sharing …

Festival Times 2014 – 5775

Shana Tova a happy and peaceful New Year to all. [one_half]Rosh Hashanah Starts Wednesday 24th September London 6:40 PM Manchester 6:48 PM Glasgow 6:56 PM Second day ends & Shabbat begins Friday 26th September London 6:35 PM Manchester 6:43 PM Glasgow 6:50 PM Shabbat & Rosh Hashanah  terminate Saturday 27th September London 7:34 PM …