Menorah's Festival of the Book
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 06 June 2014
Menorah Synagogue recently played host to the greatest Manchester Jewish book festival in scope and length since 1938. The Festival of the Book @ Menorah saw over a thousand visits to the shul during nine days of literary events organised by Vicki Garson, Melissa Dorfman and a small team of shul members. Gita Conn reflects on a hugely successful undertaking for the community.
Kehillat Kernow's historic return
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 30 May 2014A Torah scroll which had lain unloved and unread for over 100 years has now been refurbished and returned to a Jewish community: Kehillat Kernow, the Jewish Community of Cornwall. The Torah scroll has been kept in the Royal Cornwall Museum (RCM) since Falmouth synagogue closed. It has been restored and is thought to be the first kosher scroll in the country to be given back by a museum.
My Chagigah: Rina Persaud
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 29 May 2014
Are you thinking about joining us at Chagigah: a weekend celebrating Reform Judaism? Rina Persaud from Radlett Reform Synagogue (pictured below with other members of Radlett Reform Synagogue, second from left on the front row) attended Chagigah for the first time in 2012 and shares her experiences here.
New Interim Rabbi for North West Surrey Synagogue
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 27 May 2014
North West Surrey Synagogue is pleased to announce the appointment of Rabbi Dr. David J. Zucker as Interim Rabbi. He will serve in this role for at least six months, whilst the synagogue’s recruitment effort for a permanent rabbi continues.
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