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  • ShabbatUK @Barnet Shul

    Event A full ShabbatUK weekend involved 154 members keeping Shabbat right through from Candle Lighting to their Musical Havdalah, something made all the easier and more special by the launch
  • 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 @Solihull

    Event A young man who became Shomer Shabbat in his teens was the guest speaker at Solihull’s ShabbatUK, which revolved around boosting community feeling and educating attendees further about the
  • ShabbatUK @ HGSS

    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 @Finsbury Park

    Event ShabbatUK at Finsbury Park got off to a creative start as children created wooden stars in a Parashat Lech Lecha-themed session titled ‘Ani Kohav’. These created the backdrop for
  • Stanmore: 220 Challenge

    Event A landmark learning event in the week before ShabbatUK brought a strong sense of community into the homes of Stanmore United members as attendees signed up to hear talks
  • First ever seminar for the professional development of Rebbetzens in regional communities

    An historic and ground-breaking gathering of Rebbetzens from regional communities took place last Sunday, at Stenecourt Synagogue in Manchester, as part of the ‘Investing in Rebbetzens’ series, headed by Valerie
  • Birmingham central: Neshot Chayil Shabbat

    Event In honour of Shabbat Bereishit, Birmingham Central held their first Neshot Chayil Shabbat in celebration of the great contribution of female members to community life. There was a higher
  • Singers Hills: Succah Crawl Bus Hop

    Event To stimulate interest in Succot, and specifically the building a Succah, Singers Hill arranged for their teen members to board a special bus that took them on a Succah
  • Borehamwood & Elstree: Simchat Torah Fairground-Style

    Event A Simchat Torah party to end all Simchat Torah parties, BES’ novel fairground-style celebration brought the community together in honour of their Chatanim and Neshot Chayil to enjoy funfair