Aberdeen appeal

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 …

Sefer Torah returned to Sheffield

After nearly two years Sheffield & District Reform Jewish Congregation’s Torah was returned to the congregation. It was painstakingly repaired and made kosher by sofer Mordecai Pinchas. A special service was held to welcome the Sefer Torah back, with members of the congregation helping the sofer inscribe the final letters.

Balfour Walk Edinburgh

Sunday 20 August, 2017 :  To mark 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC), is organising a community walk on Sunday 20 August, 2017, around Whittingehame Estate, the childhood home of Lord Arthur James Balfour, and a school for Jewish refugee children during the …

Communities Meeting 16th July

Join us for the first of a series of 4 Regional Meetings on Sunday 16th July in Chester: JSCN is on the road and meeting as many people as possible, listening and learning about the concerns and issues of small Jewish communities. And we’ve not forgotten that you’ve told us about …

Arithmetics of Interfaith marriages

A SPECIAL FORUM FOR LEADERS OF SMALL JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN EUROPE TO DISCUSS THE SPECIFIC CHALLENGES WHICH OUR COMMUNITIES FACE IN THESE SPECIAL TIMES. Stockholm, Sweden – June 18th – 20th – 2017 It is not very often that we have the opportunity to discuss the issue of Interfaith (mixed) …

The Holocaust: Who are the missing million?

Giselle Cycowicz (born Friedman) remembers her father, Wolf, as a warm, kind and religious man. “He was a scholar,” she says, “he always had a book open, studying Talmud [compendium of Jewish law], but he was also a businessman and he looked after his family.” Before the war, the Friedmans …

York Liberal Jewish Community first Leeds service

York Liberal Jewish Community held the first ever Liberal Shabbat morning service in Leeds, last Saturday (22nd April) as part of the cross-community Leeds Jewish Housing Association Special Shabbat. York Liberals have recently become members of the Leeds Jewish Rep Council and were invited to join Masorti and Reform to worship …

JSCN adds to Holocaust Memorial consultation

The UK Holocaust Memorial Foundation, is currently undertaking consultations on proposed plans for the Holocaust Memorial and visitor centre, which is expected to be created in London adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, in Victoria Tower Gardens. JSCN co-ordinator Ed Horwich was invited to take part in the consultation process …

Lancaster and Lakes Chavurah  

Issues Facing the Jewish Community Today Presented by Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, who will lead this discussion which promises to be stimulating and thought provoking. …followed by… Livingstone and the Jewish Community As antisemitism has recently been hitting the headlines in the shape of Ken …

May: Bnei Mitzvah Weekend

There’s a new development here at Tribe… it’s our upcoming Bnei Mitzvah Weekend For schools years 7 & 8 The event will take place from Friday 19th May 2017 until Sunday 21st May. The experience will feature a keynote session on ‘Next Steps’ in the journey of a young Jewish …