Beth Shalom unveil foundation stone
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
At a ceremony on Sunday, Cambridge’s Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue unveiled the foundation stone of what will be the community’s first permanent home in the city, as well as the first new build Reform synagogue in the UK for a generation.
Jewish youth making an impact in Belarus
Monday, 08 September 2014
This August, nine Jewish youth leaders, members of the Finchley Reform Synagogue (FRS) Youth 4 Youth programme filled their cases to the max to their 32kg allowance with resources and headed off to run a Jewish summer camp in Belarus. Not the easiest journey, as Debra Brunner explains.
Manchester Reform Synagogue re-development
Friday, 05 September 2014Much has been reported recently about plans to redevelop existing sites between Jacksons Row and Bootle Street into a mixed use development including offices, bars, restaurants, apartments and a five star international hotel. Interest has been especially intense because of the involvement of football Icons Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs together with Developer and Burnley FC Director Brendan Flood, through their consortium, the Jackson’s Row Development Company. A recent Council document reveals the intended involvement of Manchester City Council as a partner in the redevelopment plans.
Tikkun Project in Amsterdam
Friday, 05 September 2014
Tikkun olam means repairing or healing the world. Ella Grodzinski, 18 and about to go on the Shnat Israel gap year programme with RSY-Netzer, was one of the leaders on RSY-Netzer’s first summer Tikkun Project this year. Here are Ella’s words on what the team got up to in the Netherlands and their vision for the future of the summer Tikkun Project in RSY-Netzer.
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