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 …

SOMERSET ANNE FRANK AWARDS 2015

You are very warmly invited to the 5th Anniversary of Somerset Anne Frank Awards Ceremony 2015 To be held on Thursday 18th June, at 6.30 for 7pm, in The Taunton Academy, Cheddon Road, Taunton TA2 7QP. The invited Speaker for the evening is The Revd. Bruce Thompson Chair Lincolnshire Methodist …

Building Common Answers conference

How should our communities respond to the rise of violent antisemitism? Are we prepared to face the coming years in Europe? What we should change or adapt to these new scenarios? What new infrastructure and services in the area of security and resilience should be put in place? Jewish leaders …

CCJ Study Day

The Sheffield Branch of the council of Christians and Jews have announced that a Provincial Study Day will be held in Sheffield on 18th May 2015. “Finding Common Ground”  It takes as its starting point the 50th Anniversary of the Nostra Aetate, the declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions, …

NW Small Communities Meeting

22nd Feb sees the latest meeting of small Jewish communities in North West UK. The meeting takes place at St Annes Synagogue on the Lancashire coast. Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance (no admittance without a ticket). Contact the synagogue for details Office 01253 – 721831 (answer-phone)

European meeting for small communities

Small is Beautiful Is it viable too? A meeting for Presidents & Leaders of Small Jewish Communities Athens 27 Feb – 1 March Organised by JDC and Leatid Hosted by the Community of Athens As a follow up from the 5th Meeting of Presidents, ECJC in partnership with JDC  and Leatid , …

Holocaust Memorial Day Tues 27th Jan

Holocaust Memorial Day 27 January 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and is the day in the UK and Europe we mark this tragedy. Yom Ha Shoah is specifically a Jewish memorial day marking the Holocaust. It occurs this year on 15/16 April, although many UK commemorations …

Better Life poster competition

Calling artists aged 7 to 107! Do you like drawing, painting, photography or making collage, needlework, mosaic or digital art? We’re celebrating brilliant ideas which help older people (70+) have a better life. 12 winners will get a gift voucher plus a donation to an older people’s charity of their …

Shabbat UK

Following the success of the Shabbos Project last year in SouthAfrica, the UK is getting in on the act. The Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, is asking Jewish Communities throughout the UK to take part this coming October, so that all Jews communally come together on this particular Shabbat, to celebrate it …

Jewish Arts at Chatham Shul

Chatham Shul is holding a two day event, in the memory of Hilary Halpern, celebrating Jewish Arts and Culture, on 20th & 21st September 2014. For more details contact the shul