Jewish Women in Leadership at UCL
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 01 March 2012MRJ Board member Laura Marks and Movement Rabbi, Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner took part in an event on the glass ceiling faced by women in the Jewish community at University College London this week.
West London Synagogue Hosts Ground-Breaking Arab-Jewish Musical
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 28 February 2012West London Synagogue will play host to the UK premiere of a ground-breaking new production featuring 40 young Muslim and Jewish Israelis. 'Step by Step – Sauwa-Sauwa' ('togetherness' in Arabic) is a musical of hope inspired by the Broadway hit 'A Chorus Line'.
Cantor Zöe Jacobs on 'Sunday' Programme
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 28 February 2012Cantor Zöe Jacobs of Finchley Reform Synagogue is the first person featured in a BBC Radio 4 'Sunday' programme series on the daily routines of people 'in prominent and sometimes unusual roles in the religious life of the nation'.
British Rabbis Get to Grips with Human Rights
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 23 February 2012Twelve Liberal and Reform rabbis and ten lay people took part in a trip to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories organised by British Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights last week. The purpose of the rabbis' visit was to gain a better understanding of the work of Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) and the issues faced by both Israelis and Palestinians in their daily lives.
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