A delegation of UK Rebbetzens led by Valerie Mirvis have returned to their communities feeling inspired, energised and valued following an immersive two-day study and leadership trip to Vienna. The trip, which was the latest opportunity offered by Valerie Mirvis’ read more
For the third night of Chanukah, the Chief Rabbi was warmly received by residents, families and staff at The Sidney and Ruza Last Foundation, also known as SAGE Care Home.
Elderly members of the Jewish community benefitted from the chance read more
The Chief Rabbi marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women by visiting a Jewish Women’s Aid stall that had been specially erected in a local shopping centre to coincide with the awareness day.
He commended volunteers read more
An entertaining, Jewish alternative for children who would otherwise go trick-or-treating, with a magical Havdalah and plenty of treats.
To create a fun environment where children can cultivate friendships with Jewish peers; to enhance their sense of Jewish read more
‘The Travelling Chassidim’ injected some additional musical ruach into this Shabbat programme, while communal spirit took root with a mass ‘walk-a-thon’ to shul and a a moving Havdalla service.
To unite congregants of all ages under the banner read more
Participants took to the London waterways for an educational and social barge trip to explore and perform the New
Year’s custom of Tashlich.
To encourage engagement with historical customs and promote understanding of religious practices in a stimulating read more
Congregants were toured around Jewish medieval Oxford and treated to lunch in a trip focused on cultural education and community cohesion.
To unite the congregation in a social context; to improve the well-being of older members by providing read more
Cardiff congregants packed out their shul hall for a full Shabbat experience, backed by the CRE funding that has allowed ruach-filled services and communal meals to become a regular fixture. Two thought-provoking speakers – from charity ‘Race Equality First’ read more
Community lunch with Rabbi Aubrey Hersh
To have good quality programming in our Shul.
Evaluation from Chairman Laurence Benjamin
“There was a warm, vibrant atmosphere in the Synagogue. Rabbi Hersh provided an interesting insight into some of the read more