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  • Purim Party at Belmont United

    Event Everyone turned out in their best fancy dress for a day of Purim celebrations at Belmont shul, where the entertainment was totally novel – a digital portrait artist. Attendees,
  • Pinner-Norwich Twinning Weekend

    Event Pinner United and Norwich Hebrew Congregation continued to reap the fruits of their twinning labours as the two communities spent another Shabbat together. As well as some highly enjoyable
  • ‘Strictly Kosher’ convention @ Yeshurun HC

    Event The ease with which it is possible to keep kosher and key halachic debates around Kashrut practices were top of the agenda at Yeshurun Hebrew Congregation’s all-day Strictly Kosher
  • Chief Rabbi joins HRH Prince Charles for ‘Step up to Serve’ and #iwill social action campaign

    The Chief Rabbi was delighted to join HRH the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace for a meeting of the ‘Step up to Serve’ Advisory Council which comprises leaders from
  • Enfield’s Purim at the British Museum

    Event Enfield members had a one-of-a-kind immersive festive experience as they enjoyed a sociable and educational Purim-themed visit to the British Museum. They experienced an onsite Megillah reading in a
  • Bollywood Purim at Watford United

    Event Purim at Watford had a Bollywood flavour as Bangra dancers were hired to teach members, many of whom had come dressed in traditional saris and tunics for the occasion,
  • Entebbe speaker visits Singers Hill

    Event Members of Birmingham Hebrew Congregation were treated to an especially interesting and dynamic talk in the form of Rami Sherman, an IDF Commando who helped launch a raid on
  • Twinning: South Manchester & Southport Shabbaton

    Event The small community of Southport received a huge boost when a visiting party of South Manchester members came to spend Shabbat with them. Many of the South Manchester group
  • ShabbatUK @Woodside Park

    Event Woodside Park’s ShabbatUK was a total triumph, attracting 400 people to stay at shul throughout the course of Shabbat day and attuning them to the many benefits of Shabbat
  • ShabbatUK 2016

    ShabbatUK 2016 might have come and gone but the effects of this wonderful weekend will be long-lasting. Over the weekend of the 11th/12th November, British Jewry came together to celebrate