Southend's Community Champions
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 13 September 2012Three members of Southend and District Reform Synagogue, Jackie Jones, Ken Phillips and Della Carr, and Lawrence Millstone of Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation were selected by Southend Borough Council as four of their sixty Diamond Jubilee Community Champions.
Memories of south Wales’ Jewish communities shared at Cardiff exhibition
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 13 September 2012'Hineni', an exhibition which captures over 60 years of the Cardiff Reform community's history in south Wales, was officially launched on Tuesday 11th September at the Cardiff Story Museum.
Shanah tovah from Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 12 September 2012I love the least popular moment of the High Holydays.
In the stillness of the afternoon on Yom Kippur, during the Mussaf prayer, many people take time out to go home to feed their children, or just rest before the emotions of Yizkor, the Memorial Service and the drama of Neilah, the closure of the day.
Synagogues are quiet and the atmosphere is reflective. And then it comes: an unusual re-enactment - the Temple Service.
Induction of Rabbi Celia Surget at Radlett and Bushey Reform
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 12 September 2012A gloriously sunny September Sunday last weekend saw the induction of Rabbi Celia Surget as Associate Rabbi at Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue (RBRS). Many members of the synagogue, local Jewish and non-Jewish clergy and local dignatories including the local MP, James Clappison and the Mayors were in attendance as well as visiting rabbinic friends.
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