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Jewish Joint Burial Society announces new ohel for Woodland Cemetery and new undertaking service

Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 08 July 2014

The Jewish Joint Burial Society, which provides funeral services to 37 Reform, Masorti, Liberal and independent synagogues, is excited to announce the commencement of building the ohel (cemetery prayer hall)  at the Woodland Cemetery at Cheshunt. This is the first Jewish woodland cemetery in Europe and provides a beautiful facility for those who wish to be buried a natural setting and also facilities for burying the non-Jewish partners of our congregants.

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Community Connections

Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 03 July 2014

Community Connections has been working for over 20 years now to support Progressive Jewish communities in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Ann Etkind, Community Connections National Co-ordinator explains: "Our role has adapted and changed as communities there have been established, grown and developed. Setting up and then helping to maintain twinning links between UK Reform and Liberal congregations and communities in these countries has been a major part of our work, and we currently have many thriving partnership links."

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EDRS celebrates youth leadership

Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 03 July 2014

On Tuesday 24th June, Edgware and District Reform Synagogue were proud to hold the graduation ceremony of their Hadracha course to celebrate 27 young people completing a two year leadership programme.

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RSY-Netzer's Amsterdam adventure

Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 03 July 2014

For the first time ever, RSY-Netzer are running a Tikkun social action trip in Amsterdam. Tikkun B’Dam (as it has been nicknamed) is a joint project with Netzer in the Netherlands.

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