Alyth remembers World War I
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 17 February 2014On Sunday morning February 2nd Alyth (North Western Reform Synagogue) held a unique commemoration of the centenary of World War One. Alyth members Kitty Freund, who is aged 101, and Alfred Silvertown, who is aged 99, held an audience of around eighty people spellbound as they spoke of their experiences growing up in the 1910s and 1920s and especially the effect that the War had on their lives. One young man at the event, Solly Brass, sketched them both and presented his pictures to them after he had heard them.
HMD events at Finchley Reform Synagogue
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 17 February 2014
"I hope to adopt some of your outlook on life. You are inspirational". "I will start to appreciate life more and let go of the anger I sometimes feel". These are some of the comments from young people who took part in Finchley Reform Synagogue's Holocaust Memorial Day events in February.
Radlett & Bushey Reform Synagogue supporting local food bank
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 17 February 2014Rabbi Celia Surget, Associate Rabbi at Radlett & Bushey Reform Synagogue presented a cheque for £4649.71 to the Borehamwood Food Bank. This was the result of the synagogue's High Holy Day appeal for local good causes. This was further topped-up by Tesco head office on behalf of the local branch, leading to a total of almost £6,000.
UJIA Birthright in partnership with The Movement for Reform Judaism
Written by Movement for Reform Judaism Monday, 17 February 2014UJIA Birthright in partnership with The Movement for Reform Judaism is your chance to visit Israel and immerse yourself in its diverse culture. You'll meet Israelis, visit some of the most important and beautiful sites on earth, and encounter Israel's flourishing Reform Jewish community.
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