An emergency appeal for funds has been launched by the Aberdeen community, forced out of its home by severe flooding, caused by water damage to its four-floor building in Dee Street.
The shul’s Debby Taylor said there had been “heartfelt discussion over the pros and cons of the options available”. One was to “walk away from the building — and effectively the community”.
In the event, it was unanimously agreed to continue, although Shabbat services have been cancelled until further notice.
Key to its future will be the appeal, supported by the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities, Glasgow Jewish Representative Council, Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation, the Board of Deputies and the Jewish Leadership Council.
If you would like to help, the shul’s website (asjcc.org.uk) has a PayPal link for donations.