Amos Oz: a 'family gathering' with Reform Judaism
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 09 November 2012Amos Oz spoke to an audience of 200 people at the Sternberg Centre on Tuesday 6th November on the subjects of Israel, Jewish identity and his new book 'Jews and Words'written together with his daughter, Fania. He noted that "Jewish civilisation is a civilisation of doubt and argument" and stressing the importance of words and texts, the Jewish people "are not a bloodline, we are a text line", words which certainly resonate with Reform Judaism's religious philosophy.
Jeneration preparing sixth-formers for university life
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 08 November 2012Interesting, useful, insightful, enjoyable, exciting, fun, optimistic and revitalising are just some of the words used by participants to describe Jeneration’s on-campus weekend. The event, previously run by RSY-Netzer, is part of a growing programme of activities for sixth-formers, designed to help prepare them for university.
Interfaith text sharing at North West Surrey Synagogue
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 06 November 2012North West Surrey Synagogue in Weybridge hosted an inter-faith forum on Monday 29th October.
SWESRS remembers Jewish serviceman
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 06 November 2012Members of SWESRS: South West Essex and Settlement Reform Synagogue have been maintaining the grave of a Jewish serviceman in a Christian graveyard in Essex. A memorial service will be held at his graveside on Remembrance Sunday.
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