Sheffield an event to remember

Forty people from 9 communities took part in Regional Network Meeting in Sheffield, held with the fantastic support of Sheffield United Synagogue. Two representatives from Dublin flew over especially to join community members from across the region. As well those from Sheffield, both United Synagogue and Reform, were others from …

Lodz Children’s Choir

While Lodz is rightly associated with the awful crimes associated with the Lodz Ghetto in the Second World War the leadership of the Lodz Children’s Choir has chosen to highlight a different issue associated with anti-Semitism to help understanding among the children themselves and amongst their friends, family and the …

Bristol SW Limmud Report

Sunday, 10th June 2018, Bristol hosted the first ever day Limmud in the South West. Limmud is the Hebrew for “to learn”. This one-day Limmud was held at Bristol Cathedral Choir School, chosen for its easy central accessibility. A seven strong volunteer group planned a day event to enable 240 participants …

Regional Community Meeting Sheffield

Make a date and meet up with friends old and new from communities across the region, S.Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, East Anglia, Derbyshire, Humber. Hear the inside stories about major new Jewish projects strengthening our local communities. Its also a chance to share you thoughts, ideas, challenges and successes. Come along …

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels – Aberystwyth

It is 1939. Eva Schlesinger is just 9 years old when her mother puts her on a train headed into a foreign country and an uncertain future, knowing that they may never see each other again. A German-Jewish child, Eva has been entered by her parents for the “Kindertransport”, a …

Limmud Bristol SW programme

  JSCN will be in the Shuk – so come and find us.   Among the sessions  you will find: ·      Madge Dresser:        Jews and the Atlantic Slavery – beyond the polemics ·      Dana Mills:                 The Jewess as pariah – Eleanor Marx and other radical women – their        …

Chief Rabbi’s Regional Leaders Meeting 2018

I joined around 50 delegates at the Chief Rabbi’s annual Regional Leaders meeting, which was held this year at UHC in Leeds. Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Southport, St Annes, Leicester, Nottingham, Norwich, Birmingham, Liverpool, Leeds, and Brighton communities were all represented (sorry if I’ve left anyone out). Leicester and Norwich …

Diplomatic Seminar for Young Jewish Leaders

The Seminar for young Jewish men and women of outstanding leadership potential is conducted annually and hosted by Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This year the seminar will take place between 24th June – 5th July 2018. Open to participants aged 26-37 from Jewish communities around the world. The Diplomatic Seminar imparts …

JSCN Regional meeting NW

On 14th January communities from Lancaster, Preston, Blackpool, St Annes and Southport came together at the Orchard Road synagogue in St Annes, to network and discuss issues on Community Engagement and supporting Jewish needs in secular organisations. Jonny Wineberg, of Community Futures, and Gilian Hamilton, a community volunteer worker from …

Conference of Jewish Social Welfare

Earlybird places are available for those wishing to attend the 11th Annual European Conference of Jewish Social Welfare. This year it is being held in Berlin from 3rd – 5th December Register here:- https://swberlin.splashthat.com