Office of the Chief Rabbi

CCE Case Studies

  • ShabbatUK @Brondesbury Park

    Event Approximately 550 people attended the various ShabbatUK events arranged by Brondesbury Park, which kicked off with a huge ladies Challah Make that didn’t just celebrate the mitzvah of making challah, but also featured wine, sushi, music and song. Also Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Heaton Park

    Event Building on the success of their ShabbatUK last year, Heaton Park aimed to showcase just how enjoyable Shabbat can be with a full Shabbat day programme running from Shacharit through to Havdalah. Popular touring group The Travelling Chassidim really Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Hillock Hebrew Congregation

    Event Hillock Hebrew Congregation signed up to the ShabbatUK experience for the first time this year, and after an uplifting weekend that saw their numbers boosted to 40 people, hopes to repeat their success next year. An atmospheric service was Read more...
  • ShabbatUK @Southport

    Event ShabbatUK helps small communities like Southport feel part of the bigger whole, whilst providing an impetus for them to develop a memorable programme for members. Their Friday Night service attracted over 30 (including some who were unaffiliated), compared to 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 @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 Jewish day of rest. A successful Challah Make on Thursday Read more...
  • 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 speakers and manifold communal meals that buzzed with ruach. An Read more...
  • 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 their Shabbat, which was also preceded by FPS’ first ever Read more...
  • 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 addressing different aspects of Shabbat. Seven guest speakers presented a Read more...
  • 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 than expected, cross-generational turnout for a communal lunch that was Read more...