First Succot in Hexham and Durham

Like the Israelites of old, the Jewish harvest festival, Sukkot, was celebrated in temporary shelters in Durham and Hexham, by the Durham and North East Liberal Jewish community last weekend. The more traditional shabbat and intermediary day of the festival was held in Durham, and on Sunday afternoon the group …

SELECT LAWS OF PESAH – 5777

Listen to Rabbi Joseph Dweck, senior rabbi of the Sephardi Community in the UK, giving his pre-Pesach shiur to his weekly class at Bevis Marks Synagogue in London. He addresses some of the key principles for keeping kosher over Pesach for Sephardim. Accompanying the audio is a source sheet where you can …

Song and Dance in Sheffield

  Over 30 Sheffield Reform members and friends enjoyed a rousing Purim celebration on 12th March 2017. We were entertained as Shonaleigh, our own Drut’syla, (traditional story-teller) told us an alternative version of the Purim story – drowned out of course when a certain rogue character in the story was …