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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.

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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.

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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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Mazal Tov to Sinai celebrating 70 years

Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Sinai Synagogue Leeds' platinum anniversary celebrations continued last weekend marking 70 years of community life. Representatives of a number of local  faith groups were among the guests  hosted at the Shabbat  morning service of 14 June. They were able to experience the service as well as having the opportunity of meeting members of the Sinai community and learning more about Reform Judaism.

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