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. …

United Sandgrounders

Southport’s two Jewish communities are participating together in ShabbatUK for the first time. The Orthodox and Reform congregations will come together for a Friday night Shabbat dinner at Southport Hebrew Congregation. They will come together again for a meal on Shabbat at the Southport Rest Home.

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 …

A single person with a single heart

Sitting here in New York on Thursday evening waiting for a plane, I received an anguished call from friends in Israel. Did I have any words to offer them in the wake of these days and weeks of terror? What do you do when terror strikes, when all sense of …

In Memory of Rabbi Eitam & Naama Henkin

A dvar Torah for Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot By Rabbi Sacks The brutal murder of Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin in the presence of their four young children has shocked us all. It is hard to enter the spirit of zeman simchatenu, our festival of joy, in the midst of …

Book Review: Witnessing the Robbing of the Jews

Witnessing the Robbing of the Jews – paperback – 8 Jul 2015 by Sarah Gensburger (Author) Collected images found in the Federal Archives of Koblenz www.combinedacademic.co.uk/witnessing-the-robbing-of-the-jews When you think of the ravages of War you think of looting, of pillaging. You imagine this will be of items of value, art, …

Why I Am A Jew

“The deepest question any of us can ask is: Who am I? To answer it we have to go deeper than, Where do I live? or What do I do? The most fateful moment in my life came when I asked myself that question and knew the answer had to …

Cultivating the Inner Self

A message for Rosh Hashanah 5776 from Rabbi Sacks “Original” is not a word often used in connection with a code of Jewish law. In general, the rule tends to be that if it’s true it isn’t new, and if it’s new it isn’t true. But “original” is precisely the …

L’Shana Tova

A sweet and happy year. Here’s The Fountainheads singing ‘Dip Your Apple In The Honey’… http://www.youtube.com/embed/FlcxEDy-lr0 No apples, pomegranates, babies, or smartphones were harmed in the filming of this video. Please don’t feed babies honey. Vocals: Yoav Hoze, Shani Lachmish, Ahava Katzin, Tal Ginzburg, Reuven Katz, and Amit Ben Atar. …