Office of the Chief Rabbi

CCE Case Studies

  • 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, how to dance like professionals. There were even more in Read more...
  • 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 Entebbe airport in 1976 to save hostages taken from a Read more...
  • 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 were ex-Southport members, so enjoyed a trip down memory lane, Read more...
  • 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 observance – made all the easier by the launch of 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...
  • 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 speakers and manifold communal meals that buzzed with ruach. An Read more...
  • 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 all the punters. Young people made up almost a quarter Read more...
  • 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 input of both Rabbi Zerbib and visiting Rabbi Shisler, who Read more...
  • 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...