Jewish Women in Leadership at UCL
Thursday, 01 March 2012MRJ Board member Laura Marks and Movement Rabbi, Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner took part in an event on the glass ceiling faced by women in the Jewish community at University College London this week.
West London Synagogue Hosts Ground-Breaking Arab-Jewish Musical
Tuesday, 28 February 2012West London Synagogue will play host to the UK premiere of a ground-breaking new production featuring 40 young Muslim and Jewish Israelis. 'Step by Step – Sauwa-Sauwa' ('togetherness' in Arabic) is a musical of hope inspired by the Broadway hit 'A Chorus Line'.
British Rabbis Get to Grips with Human Rights
Thursday, 23 February 2012Twelve Liberal and Reform rabbis and ten lay people took part in a trip to Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories organised by British Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights last week. The purpose of the rabbis' visit was to gain a better understanding of the work of Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) and the issues faced by both Israelis and Palestinians in their daily lives.
First Woman Rabbi to be New Convenor of Beit Din as Reform Conversions Surge
Thursday, 23 February 2012Rabbi Jackie Tabick is to be the next Convenor of Reform Judaism's Beit Din (religious court), the Movement has announced today. Rabbi Tabick will take up the position in April while continuing to serve part-time as Rabbi of her North West Surrey Synagogue congregation.
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