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  • Chief Rabbi joins thousands at Limmud 2016

    On Monday 26th December, the Chief Rabbi joined 3,000 other participants at Pendigo Lake, Birmingham, for the Limmud Conference 2016, where he met with participants and spoke at two sessions.
  • The Chief Rabbi’s Ben Azzai Programme returns from India

    On Wednesday 28th December, 16 outstanding university students travelled to Mumbai for an immersive and extraordinary study trip to better understand the Jewish response to extreme poverty, as part of
  • The Chief Rabbi and the Archbishop of Canterbury launch the ‘In Good Faith’ Initiative

    On Monday 14th November, the ‘In Good Faith’ initiative was launched at Lambeth Palace. More than seventy Rabbis and Priests from around the UK have gathered in London for an
  • 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
  • ShabbatUK @ Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue

    Event Inspiring the youngest contingent of the shul membership was a recurring theme of HGSS’ ShabbatUK bonanza, which featured a huge marquee decked out as Abraham and Sarah’s tent, world-class
  • ShabbatUK @Yeshurun Manchester

    Event Yeshurun had planned for a bigger ShabbatUK than ever, but it was even more popular than they expected, with the hired marquee having to be twice extended to accommodate
  • ShabbatUK @Northwood

    Event ShabbatUK in Northwood was a truly intergenerational event with a brilliant atmosphere and more participants than ever, as members flocked to enjoy explanatory services, communal meals and the scholarly
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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