Muslims and Jews united by food, familiarity and friendship at FRS
Tuesday, 22 July 2014The word ‘sanctuary’ is sometimes used to describe the main prayer hall of a synagogue. Never did that word feel more appropriate than on the night of Sunday 20 July, when Finchley Reform Synagogue hosted members and friends from the Somali Bravanese Welfare Association (SBWA) for a celebratory Iftar meal to end the day’s Ramadan fast, as Jon Freedman writes.
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner discusses the current crisis in Gaza and Israel on BBC Radio 4's Today programme
Tuesday, 22 July 2014Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Senior Rabbi to the Movement for Reform Judaism, and journalist Mira Bar-Hillel debate the feelings of British Jews towards the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning.
RSY-Netzer Israel Tour
Friday, 18 July 2014Our Israel Tour groups of sixteen year olds left for Israel this week. This year's six tours were sold out, making it the biggest tour in decades. Israel Tour is a fantastic educational experience that builds a strong connection to Israel and Jewish life as well as creating friendships that last a lifetime and help nurture networks of friends that sustain young peoples’ identity and commitment.
Connections 2015 – "simcha, soul and solidarity"
Friday, 18 July 2014
The 37th International Convention of the World Union for Progressive Judaism is your opportunity to take part in a gathering that will fill your soul with joy and strengthen the bonds between our communities. At Connections 2015, you will be in the good company of Reform, Reconstructionist, Progressive and Liberal Jews from around the world, united by a fervent wish to help shape the future of the Jewish People.
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