MRJ responds to the murder of Gilad, Naftali and Eyal
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Senior Rabbi to the Movement for Reform Judaism speaks following the murder of the three Israeli teenagers, Gilad, Naftali and Eyal.
British Ambassador to Israel joins EDRS for Shabbat
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 24 June 2014
His Excellency, the British Ambassador to Israel, Matthew Gould CMG MBE is the first Jew to serve a British Ambassador to Israel. Growing up at Middlesex New Reform Synagogue, he felt quite at home when visiting Edgware and District Reform Synagogue for the Shabbat service on 21 June 2014. Following the Bar Mitzvah of Benjamin Levy from JCoss school, the Ambassador gave a few words of wisdom and encouragement to the Bar Mitzvah boy before addressing the congregation on his appointment.
RSY-Netzer spits to save
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 19 June 2014
RSY-Netzer will become the first youth movement in the UK to offer the opportunity for Israel Tour participants and leaders to register as stem cell donors on their Israel Tour orientation. RSY-Netzer is teaming up with Anthony Nolan's R&Be (Register and Be a Lifesaver) programme which aims to inspire 16-18 year olds to register as stem cell donors and potentially save lives.
Hull Reform Synagogue visit Beth Shalom
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 18 June 2014
Members of Ne’ve Shalom Hull Reform Synagogue – together with some members of the Sheffield community recently visited to Beth Shalom, the National Holocaust Memorial Centre in Newark. The organised trip was the result of a conversation in Hull’s conversation class whose members were joined by a number of shul members including Joanne Kearsley who has written this account of what proved to be a moving experience.
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