North West Surrey Synagogue hosts Memorial Scrolls Trust traveling exhibition
Tuesday, 03 November 2015
The Memorial Scrolls Trust’s travelling exhibition visted North West Surrey Synagogue (NWSS) in October. A special Shabbat service remembering the Czech community of Klatovy was held on Saturday 17 October, as Jean Cohen explains.
Welcoming people to Judaism in Florence
Monday, 02 November 2015
The European Progressive Beit Din (religious court) has just returned from Florence where it facilitated the conversions of 33 candidates from Italy and Spain over two days. The Beit Din, based at the Sternberg Centre in London and convened by Rabbi Dr Jackie Tabick, supports member communities of the European Union for Progressive Judaism in welcoming people to Jewish life.
Celebrating Nostra Aetate
Thursday, 29 October 2015
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner joined other religious leaders in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate in this letter to The Times
Interfaith poppy appeal in Leeds
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
British Future organised an interfaith poppy apppeal with the Royal British Legion on Tuesday 27 October in the centre of Leeds. Rabbi Ian Morris and Rabbi Esther Hugenholtz of Sinai Synagogue were there, as well as Imam Qari Asim from Makkah Mosque and Reverend Heston Greenwald from All Hallows Church.
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