Manchester Reform celebrates diamond jubilee
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 18 May 2012It is not only the Queen who celebrates her diamond jubilee this year! Last Shabbat, 12th May, the Ladies' Guild of Manchester Reform Synagogue celebrated its own diamond jubilee, and enjoyed a special sermon from Rabbi Reuven Silverman.
Leo Baeck College leads three generations to ‘Jerusalem and Back’
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 18 May 2012Leo Baeck College’s Department of Jewish Education gathered 114 members of nine Reform and Liberal Communities to 'explore' Jerusalem at an event held at Menorah Synagogue. 'Jerusalem and Back', a specially commissioned short play by Debbie Freeman, proved to be a colourful and thought-provoking trigger for the day's programme.
A new light for four synagogues
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 16 May 2012In a ground-breaking move, the chairs of Middlesex New Synagogue, Kol Chai Hatch End Jewish Community, Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogue and Hatch End Masorti Synagogue have signed an accord which begins the process of establishing a new Reform synagogue and the sharing of premises and other resources between the four communities.
Marriage equality consultation
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 16 May 2012Earlier this year, the Movement for Reform Judaism declared its commitment to equality for same-sex partnerships and its support for same-sex marriage in the United Kingdom. We welcomed the government's plans to introduce same-sex marriage.
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