Office of the Chief Rabbi

CCE Case Studies

  • Kenton: Residential Shabbaton

    Event A spirit of unity was fostered very successfully during Kenton’s Residential Shabbaton in the Buckinghamshire countryside, as participants, including those who are housebound and can’t ordinarily make it to shul, enjoyed a full Shabbat with communal meals, ruach-filled davening Read more...
  • Kingston, Surbiton & District: Seaside Shabbaton

    Event A cross-section of the Kingston community joined with the Bournemouth congregation for a residential Shabbaton that allowed them to celebrate Shabbat in a warm, family atmosphere with communal meals, a learning programme, introspective conversations and song. Participants deepened their Read more...
  • Liverpool Old: Carlebach Friday Night

    Event Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation attracted new visitors and non-members into the shul for a Carlebach-style Friday night service that enhanced the spirituality of their Shabbat and led into a sociable communal meal that brought together members and students. Rabbi Read more...
  • Cardiff: Learning together with JLI course

    Event Cardiff United joined the highly-respected Jewish Learning Institute to deliver a series of refreshing educational lectures, presented by Rabbi Rose, over a six-week period. The content, which had been rigorously prepared and researched by the JLI team, dealt with Read more...
  • Redbridge Shavuathon

    Event A packed three-day programme offering inspiring learning and exceptional ruach over Shabbat and Shavuot brought Redbridge members together to celebrate not just the ‘Festival of Weeks’, but also the Queen’s 90th birthday. A varied learning programme involved sessions delivered Read more...
  • Chigwell: Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Solomon

    Event Over Shavuot, Chigwell & Hainault welcomed Rabbi Johnny Solomon as their scholar-in-residence, benefiting from his thought-provoking Torah insights at numerous points throughout the weekend, which included two enlightening sermons. His talks variously targeted different groups in the community, making Read more...
  • Alei Tzion: Scholar in Residence Rabbi Shalom Rosner

    Event Alei Tzion’s latest Scholar-in-Residence programme involved a range of high-quality lectures delivered by Rabbi Shalom Rosner over the course of a weekend. Rabbi Rosner, of the Modern Orthodox Zionist community in Israel, shared thought-provoking Torah insights with a crowd Read more...
  • Birmingham Central: A pioneering concert for Lag B’Omer

    Event As part of their programme celebrating Lag B’Omer, Birmingham Central members enjoyed an evening of orchestral music that featured works by Jewish composers and used pioneering technology to enhance the sound of the music, thus creating the impression of Read more...
  • Enfield & Winchmore Hill: Shavuot & the Queen’s birthday celebrations

    Event For the auspicious occasion of the Queen’s 90th birthday, many Jewish communities celebrated in true patriotic fashion, with the Enfield & Winchmore Hill congregation even fusing their Shavuot and birthday celebrations. Not only did this allow for communal bonding, Read more...
  • Yeshurun: Yom Hazikaron & Yom Haatzmaut

    Event There was even greater interest than usual in Yeshurun’s ‘Open House’ Yom Hazikaron ceremony and educational programme, which invited the Jewish community of South Manchester to join together for Israel’s national day of remembrance. Almost 200 people, 3 Rabbis Read more...