Building bridges on Holocaust Memorial Day
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 29 January 2013On 27th January the world marks Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). Every year Finchley Reform Synagogue (FRS) invites local young people and trainee teachers to learn more about the Holocaust and how it remains relevant to them today. This years’ theme was Communities Together: Build a Bridge.
Hesped for Nonek Jacobson z"l
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 28 January 2013It is with deep regret that we inform you of the sad passing of Nonek Jacobson 11.3.1916 – 5.1.2013. Nonek, a founder member and pillar of Newcastle Reform Synagogue, was a generous life-long supporter of Progressive Judaism, Leo Baeck College and the Movement for Reform Judaism and served as a Vice-President of the Movement. This hesped (eulogy) was delivered by Rabbi Barbara Borts.
Mixed-faith couples face a mix of familiar and new problems
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 28 January 2013The latest seminar for mixed-faith couples at the Sternberg Centre – I’m Jewish, My Partner Isn’t – proved as packed and as powerful as ever.
Yair Lapid and Reform Judaism
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 25 January 2013Rabbi Dow Marmur reflects on the future of Reform Judaism in Israel following the elections.
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