Communities Meeting 16th July

Join us for the first of a series of 4 Regional Meetings on Sunday 16th July in Chester: JSCN is on the road and meeting as many people as possible, listening and learning about the concerns and issues of small Jewish communities. And we’ve not forgotten that you’ve told us about …

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 …

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 …

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 …

New Exeter Cheder

The Dreidl Dribblers is starting a new bimonthly cheder, organised by Jody Hall and Anna Turns. The first Passover-themed class will be on Sunday 2nd April. Activities will be tailored to all primary school ages, and beginning with havdalah, festival-based stories and crafts, a short break, some Hebrew letter games and a …

Middlesbrough Kehilat

Middlesbrough’s first synagogue, in Brentnall Street, held its first service on Shabbat 6th June 1874 and the building was formally consecrated on Wednesday, 24th June, 1874. A new larger synagogue replaced it, in Park Road South, in 1937 The neighbourging community of Hartlepool Congregation closed in 1968 and merged with …

Derby

The first formal community was formed in Derby at the end of the 19th century. A cemetery was also established. However the Derby Hebrew Congregation held its last service in 1986. It was decided to hand over the community’s Torah scrolls to surrounding congregations. Nottingham Liberal Synagogue was given one …

Brighton & Hove Reform Synagogue

Our community was founded in 1955 and our beautiful synagogue was dedicated in 1967 to serve the rapidly growing community. The 400-capacity building was designed by Derek Sharp; a plaque indicates that the foundation stone was laid on 17 July 1966, or in the Hebrew calendar, 29 Tammuz 5726. Since …

Bournemouth Reform Synagogue

Ritual: Reform Shabbat services are held every Friday night and Saturday morning. On the first Friday of every month, a chavurah supper takes place after the service. Erev Shabbat Service: 1830 Shabbat Morning Service: 1030   Bournemouth Reform Synagogue 53 Christchurch Road Bournemouth BH1 3PA General Enquiries: info@bournemouthreform.org.uk Rabbi’s Office: …