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Connections Rio 2015: the World Union for Progressive Judaism's convention

 

 

 

 

 

Join our family from across the world to learn, explore, question, get involved and be inspired.
 
At Connections 2015, held in the 'Marvelous City' of Rio de Janeiro, we will celebrate the diversity of our Jewish world, showcasing the strength and growth of the Latin American Progressive Jewish community.
 
Connections 2015 in Rio will serve to strengthen the bonds between our communities, united forever by a common Jewish destiny.

Find out more about Connections 2015

 

Hendon Reform Synagogue Business Breakfast
March 31, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Marian Gold, Carlson Hughes“Graduate Recruitment for London companies and how tough the job market has been since 2009”

Carlson Hughes is a specialist sales consultancy that provides all levels of sales and business development managers into London based business to business clients, mainly within the business information sector.

Includes breakfast Guest speaker: Marian Gold, Carlson Hughes

Date: 31st March 2015

Time: 8-9am (Can stay longer)

Venue: Business Environment serviced offices, 150 Minories, London, EC3N 1LS.

HRS members Free • Non-members: £5 donation

To be added to the guest list email Adam community@hendonreform.org.uk or call 020 8203 4168 (ext.202)


5th Annual Jewish Music Fair
April 12, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Jewish Music Fair5th Annual Jewish Music Fair
Sunday 12th April 2015
Alyth (North Western Reform Synagogue), London NW11 7EN

Choose from 30 Jewish music sessions throughout the day with a chance to perform, participate, listen, learn, socialise, network, eat, drink and have a stimulating or relaxing day depending on your mood.
Some of Britain’s finest Jewish musicians will inspire and teach a vast array of workshops.

For more information, brochure and application forms visit the Jewish Music Fair website  or contact Viv@alyth.org.uk


Bet Debora Conference
April 16, 2015 - April 19, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Bet DeboraThe 7th International Bet Debora Conference will be held in the UK in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire on 16–19 April 2015, on the theme “Engendering Jewish Politics – Redefining the Role of Women”

Bet Debora offers a forum for exchange between Jewish women in Europe open to women activists from all streams of Judaism: artists, scholars, as well as women rabbis, cantors, and community officials. Bet Debora would like to make a contribution to the renewal of Jewish life in Europe, to support Jewish women’s studies and promote a Jewish-feminist consciousness and thereby also the presence of women within Jewish Community leadership; it also works to maintain Jewish women’s heritage, and to establish an international network of Jewish women.

From the UK: Orthodox Soferet Avielah Barclay; Rabbi Deborah Kahn-Harris the first woman to head a Rabbinic College, Laliv Clenman on the multiplicity, diversity and development of rabbinic law and Dina Brawer, speaking on the journey from Rebbetzin to Maharat.

From Israel: Rabbi Dalia Marx Associate professor of liturgy and midrash at Jerusalem campus of HUC-JIR; Sharon Shenhav, international women’s rights lawyer and expert on marriage and divorce in Jewish Law.

From Eastern Europe: Anna Makówka-Kwapisiewicz, Journalist, feminist and radical housewife, President of the Jewish Czulent Association (Krakow, Poland); Tania Reytan-Marincheshka, university professor and activist (Sofia, Bulgaria); Dragana Stojanović, ethnomusicologist (Belgrade, Serbia); Svetlana Yakimenko, Project Kesher the largest Jewish women’s organization in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Georgia and one of the fastest growing women’s advocacy organizations in the region. (Moscow, Russia)

From USA: Gail Twersky Reimer, Founding Director of the Jewish Women’s Archive; Shula Reinharz, Haassah-Brandeis Institute, S.L. (Sandi) Wisenberg, author.

And many others!

There will be presentations, panel discussions, film, shiurim, workshops. Shabbat services will take place on Friday evening and Saturday morning. You can join us by the day or stay at the centre.

Click here to register and here to see more of the programme and presenters

Bet Debora is for all women and men who are interested in women’s voices and activities in Judaism and the Jewish world. Don’t wait – register today! Any questions? Contact Irit Schillor at ishillor@aol.com or Sylvia Rothschild at sylviarothschild@hotmail.com

 

 


Yom HaShoah UK National Commemoration Event
April 19, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Yom HaShoah UKYom HaShoah UK invite the entire community to stand together and join us for the UK National Commemoration Event 'Remember Together - We Are One’ taking place on Sunday 19 April, 2pm, ‎at Barnet Copthall Stadium - the same date as the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Building on the momentum of HMD and the moving events to mark the liberation of Auschwitz, we now begin the countdown to Yom HaShoah and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen Belsen.

On Sunday 19 April 2015, at Barnet Copthall Stadium the aim is bring together the largest ‎gathering of the Jewish community to remember together the loss of six million and to pay tribute to the survivors and refugees for the remarkable contributions they have made to the Jewish community and wider UK society‎.

5000 undercover seats will be available, but to be in a allocated section or to receive a parking permit (only 900 available) you must register in advance using the form here.

Kindly note this event will be filmed

To attend this event, please complete the form here. Tickets will be emailed to you closer to the event which will need to be printed and taken with you for admission.


Memorial service for the loss of a child or the loss of the prospect of a child
April 19, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

If you would like to mark the loss of a child, or the loss of the prospect of a child, a recent loss, or one that has stayed with you for many years, please do join us in this communal memorial service, under the joint auspices of the Liberal Jewish Synagogue and West London Synagogue, with violinist Alan Parmenter.

Friends and family welcome.

For more details or if you would like a confidential conversation you can contact:

Rabbi Alexandra Wright: a.wright@ljs.org 07976 930112

Rabbi Helen Freeman: helen.freeman@wls.org.uk 07831 755409

Sunday 19 April 2015 at 3pm at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue, 28 St John’s Wood Road, London, NW8 7HA


Connections 2015
May 13, 2015 - May 16, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Connections 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 Join our family from across the world to learn, explore, question, get involved and be inspired.
 
At Connections 2015, held in the 'Marvelous City' of Rio de Janeiro, we will celebrate the diversity of our Jewish world, showcasing the strength and growth of the Latin American Progressive Jewish community.
 
Connections 2015 in Rio will serve to strengthen the bonds between our communities, united forever by a common Jewish destiny.

Find out more about Connections 2015


Maccabi GB Community Fun Run
June 14, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

Maccabi GB Community Fun RunCome and put your trainers on! You're invited to run, jog or walk for Reform Judaism in the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run. Please mark Sunday 14 June in your diary. This is a great and fun opportunity to take part with thousands of other people to help raise funds for RSY-Netzer, our youth and student work, community education, leadership training, our Beit Din (rabbinic court) and more.

Taking place at the world class facilities of Allianz Park in north London you can support Reform Judaism by taking part in one of five great events: 1km run, 5km run, 10km run, a 5km walk or for the brave and superfit the Tri-run (all three distances!) There will be a family fun zone, health and wellbeing hub, food court and much more.

We can discuss which particular area of our work you would like to support; we can help you set up a justgiving donation page; and if you take part we’d be happy to donate back 18% of donations to your community if you so wish.

For more information and to register visit the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run website or contact Adam Overlander-Kaye, Fundraising Director at Reform Judaism: aok@reformjudaism.org.uk


The Movement for Reform Judaism AGM
June 28, 2015
(The Movement for Reform Judaism) (Community Events)

The Movement for Reform Judaism Annual General Meeting


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