In the UK illegally?
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 06 August 2013Rabbi Colin Eimer of Sha'arei Tsedek: North London Reform Synagogue on the recent Government campaigns against illegal immigration. Migrants and asylum seekers, he argues, 'are inevitably soft and easy targets, who can be made scapegoats for society’s woes. Yet, be they legal or illegal, migrants must surely be pretty low down the list of those responsible for our current economic difficulties. Perpetuating that rhetoric does nothing to address real issues but it does a lot for creating communal disharmony'.
Possibly the best Jewish experience of my life
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Friday, 02 August 2013
Jeneration Field Worker Debs Blausten reflects on last week's Mega-chalutz leadership seminar, described by one participant as "the best RSY-Netzer event I’ve ever been on and possibly the best Jewish experience of my life".
Leo Baeck College’s Summer Institute thinks outside of the box
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Thursday, 01 August 2013
Rabbis and leaders of Progressive synagogues gathered for the sixth annual Leo Baeck College Summer Institute for Jewish Leadership. The Institute has become an incubator for innovative development of the future of Progressive Judaism. The two-day seminar, facilitated by Rabbi Richard Jacobi and hosted at Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue began in conversation with Bishop Stephen Cottrell, whose book 'Hit the Ground Kneeling' served as the basis for the rest of the seminar.
Jewish community condemns Islamophobic attacks
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Tuesday, 30 July 2013The Movement for Reform Judaism joins our partners from across the Jewish community in condemning attacks against the Muslim community.
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