Office of the Chief Rabbi

CCE Case Studies

  • ShabbatUK @Sutton

    Event Community members jumped at an opportunity to establish stronger bonds with other local Jews at Sutton Shul’s well-attended ShabbatUK Friday night service and dinner. A warm, welcoming atmosphere ensured that everyone was relaxed at the traditional dinner, which allowed Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @MuswellHill

    Event The Muswell Hill community welcomed service users from the special needs charity Kisharon, along with their families and carers, to partake in their full ShabbatUK programme, which attracted 230 participants. This begun early in the week with a ‘Challah Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Kenton

    Event ShabbatUK at Kenton comprised a good balance of learning and socialising, thanks to the contributions of guest speaker Rabbi Michael Pollak, who was warmly received, and the communal lunch that brought members together. Rabbi Pollak led a learning session Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Redbridge

    Event Participants in Redbridge’s ShabbatUK Friday night service and Young Families dinner were left wanting more as they expressed a desire to come back for more Kabbalat Shabbatot. The next day saw a full ShabbatUK schedule, as the scholar-in-residence Joel Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Kinloss

    Event ShabbatUK at Kinloss was a huge grassroots affair, with over 100 volunteers from affiliated and less affiliated backgrounds giving of their time to help produce a jam-packed, unforgettable programme that included a Challah Make, a Chulent Fest, a musical Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Brondesbury Park

    Event Approximately 550 people attended the various ShabbatUK events arranged by Brondesbury Park, which kicked off with a huge ladies Challah Make that didn’t just celebrate the mitzvah of making challah, but also featured wine, sushi, music and song. Also Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Heaton Park

    Event Building on the success of their ShabbatUK last year, Heaton Park aimed to showcase just how enjoyable Shabbat can be with a full Shabbat day programme running from Shacharit through to Havdalah. Popular touring group The Travelling Chassidim really Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Hillock Hebrew Congregation

    Event Hillock Hebrew Congregation signed up to the ShabbatUK experience for the first time this year, and after an uplifting weekend that saw their numbers boosted to 40 people, hopes to repeat their success next year. An atmospheric service was Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Southport

    Event ShabbatUK helps small communities like Southport feel part of the bigger whole, whilst providing an impetus for them to develop a memorable programme for members. Their Friday Night service attracted over 30 (including some who were unaffiliated), compared to Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Ahavas Yisrael

    Event One of Edgware’s youngest communities certainly created a memorable ShabbatUK programme with an array of unique events and activities throughout the weekend. Their Challah Make brought together two different communities as members joined Langdon service users to knead challah, Read more...