Online Jewish Schools

Living in small communities can mean its challenging to keep your kids connected with Judaism and give them knowledge and support through Jewish schooling. Online schools have developed strongly over the years. They now can offer a mature, resourceful platform to deliver robust and meaningful education that your children will …

JSCN Charitable Objects

The constitution of Jewish Small Communities CIO states that its objects are: To advance the Jewish faith for the public benefit in particular by: A) Providing information and advice to enable members of Jewish small communities to practise and live within the faith; B) Relieving need related to ill health …

Volunteers Agreement

I agree to assist in a voluntary capacity with the Jewish Small Communities Network (JSCN). I understand that this commitment does not constitute a contract of employment. I have been briefed on and understand the role I am required to undertake and I am happy to do so. I recognise …

Circumcision

Traditional Jewish Circumcision Q. What is Brit Milah? A. Brit Milah literally translates as “Covenant of Circumcision.” For Jews, male circumcision is the fulfilment of a Divine command which is designated 13 times as a covenant between God and the Jewish people. Unless there is a medical contraindication, Brit Milah …

Interview: It’s NOT just Tay-Sachs

New national screening service The community screening service that Jnetics launched in London in 2014 is now being widened to reach the whole of the UK Jnetics is the UK charity dedicated to improving the prevention and management of Jewish genetic disorders. This includes Tay-Sachs disease, but covers 9 other …

Working with other organisations

JSCN is in a special position, because it is our remit to act as a bridge between different parties. We fundraise to build and continuously develop an expanding framework, which enables this to happen. We also seek to develop our own projects to support sustainability and resilience within small communities. …

Terms of Use

Website Terms Of Use 1. About us 1.1. We are Jewish Small Communities Network CIO (we, us, our, or JSCN) and we own and operate this website (“Site”). 1.2. JSCN is registered with the Charity Commission 1168499. 2. These Terms of Use 2.1. Your use of the Site is subject …

Jewish Living Experience

TAKE A JOURNEY THROUGH JEWISH LIFE The Jewish Living Experience is a mobile travelling exhibition. Aimed primarily at school groups, it enables visitors to gain an insight into Judaism as a living faith with a lifestyle that has been sustained for over 5,000 years. Designed by education experts, the Jewish …

Chanukah: A Taste of Chavruta

Gathering with friends and family to kindle the lights of the Chanukiah is one of the earliest traditions that a Jew learns. The Limmud Chavruta Project is a fresh twist on an ancient tradition – a broad selection of modern and ancient texts, in Hebrew with English translation, for you to explore …

Guide: Jewish Family Life & Customs

“Jewish Family Life and Customs: A Practical Guide” is published by the Board of Deputies. Primarily intended for lawyers and judges who who need a trusted resource that provides baseline understanding of Jewish practices. It also provides a useful insight for other professionals who are working in a Jewish environment. …