Shoah memorial Sunday

This year’s Holocaust memorial parade in Southport was well attended despite the biting cold. Our photograph shows Rabbi Book addressing those gathered.

Photos: Hanukkah Southport 2005

This year’s Hanukkah extravaganza took the form of a Murder Mystery. It was enacted during the course of the Gala Dinner, ostensibly to celebrate Ed’s birthday. The murder had been committed following a heated dance competition. But who could the murderer be?… a competitor, the caterer, the waitress….?!!!!!!

Lancaster and Lakes Havurah

The Rev Malcolm Wiseman, OBE, Minister for Small Communities is coming to Lancaster at 6.30 this Thursday, 8th Sept, to talk about Small Communities to the Lancaster and Lakes Havurah. For details contact Fiona Frank.

Pope visits Köln Synagogue

Dear Brothers and Sisters! Shalom Alechem! It has been my deep desire, during my first visit to Germany since my election as the Successor of the Apostle Peter, to meet the Jewish community of Cologne and the representatives of Judaism in Germany. By this visit I would like to return …

Brian Viner – from seaside to countryside

In a few weeks time Brian Viner brings his new book to Southport. Brian Viner was raised in Southport and attended King George V School. In 1980 he left, first to live in Paris for a year then to attend St Andrews University. After that he studied at Emory University …

Israeli Ambassador visits JSCN in Southport

The Israeli Ambassador, Zvi Hefetz, addressed a packed audience of the Jewish Communities Network this afternoon when he visited Southport His speech lasted for about an hour before he mingled with the audience. Later he attended Mincha in the Arnside Road Synagogue. His excellency spoke firstly about the latest suicide …

Glasgow artist Hannah Frank is 96 but…

…she is only now receiving recognition for a lifetime’s work. A retrospective of her work is touring the country. She has recently been interviewed on BBC Radio and a short video is currently being made.

From Magan David Adom to Egypt

What’s it like to be twenty-something, living in Israel and visiting Egypt for the first time? Read on… Okey dokes people, Tara’s back in Israel, thank g-d!! Wow Egypt has got to be the most fascinating country I’ve ever been to but its so good to be back. I never …