Northern Reform Communities Day: havdallah and illuminations
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 04 November 2014
Saturday 1 November saw members of nine Reform communities from Hull to Blackpool, Newcastle to Manchester and beyond celebrating Shabbat at Blackpool Reform Synagogue. The Shabbat morning service was beautifully led by Student Rabbi Kath Vardi. It was followed by a shared lunch and then enjoy a thought provoking study session and discussion led by Kath.
25th annual foundation lecture at North West Surrey Synagogue
Written by MRJ Monday, 03 November 2014
The centenary of the First World War and the silver anniversary of the foundation lecture series at North West Surrey Synagogue merged on Sunday, 2 November at North West Surrey Synagogue (NWSS) with a stirring lecture: 'Sassoon and Rosenberg – Jewish World War 1 Poets'.
West London Synagogue, JAT and Diversity Choir join forces for World AIDS Day 2014
Written by MRJ Thursday, 30 October 2014
Following last year’s unforgettable World AIDS Day service and concert with The London Gay Men’s Chorus, West London Synagogue will be repeating the event in 2014, this time partnering with JAT (formerly the Jewish AIDS Trust) and the acclaimed Diversity Choir in presenting 'Dreams', a special service and concert on Sunday 30 November, 2014.
Rabbi Sheila Shulman z"l
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 27 October 2014
We are deeply saddened by the death on Saturday 25 October of Rabbi Sheila Shulman z"l. Her contribution to the development of an inclusive and diverse Judaism in this country is enormous. May her memory be a blessing and an inspiration.
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