Israel: Pessimism is No Strategy for Change
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 01 February 2012Mike Prashker looks at pessimism concerning the current situation in Israel and argues that a different progressive leadership strategy is needed. Mike Prashker is founder and director of Merchavim -The Institute for the Advancement of Shared Citizenship in Israel. Merchavim's educational mission to help all young citizens of Israel become comfortable with the diversity that characterises Israeli society, is supported by British Friends of Merchavim. Mike was born in London and moved to Israel in 1978. He founded Merchavim in 1998.
Glasgow Reform Synagogue Marks Holocaust Memorial Day with Civic Service
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 31 January 2012Glasgow Reform Synagogue welcomed a large congregation of dignitaries, friends and members for its annual Holocaust Memorial Day Shabbat Civic Service which focused on the HMD 2012 theme of 'Speak Up, Speak Out'. The service was conducted by Fiona Brodie and Howard Brodie.
Burns Night in Bromley
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 31 January 2012Bromley Reform Synagogue celebrated Burns Night in true Scottish style with a vegetarian supper, complete with piper, address to the haggis and toasts to the laddies and lassies.
Some Great Reasons for Your Child to Spend this Summer with RSY-Netzer!
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 25 January 2012Every summer, RSY-Netzer, the youth movement of the Movement for Reform Judaism runs Shemesh summer camps and Israel Tour. These events form part of a bigger journey. Our young people will have fun, make friends, and do exciting activities, but also learn about what it means to be Jewish and figure out their own way of being Jewish.
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