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  • Lectures in living rooms for Stanmore’s Pre-ShabbatUK Challenge

    Event Building on the success of a similar format last year, Stanmore & Canon’s Park this year joined with Bushey Synagogue to run the ‘Pre-ShabbatUK Rent a Crowd challenge’, which aims to build engagement and excitement ahead of ShabbatUK by read more
  • Cardiff: Learning together with JLI course

    Event Cardiff United joined the highly-respected Jewish Learning Institute to deliver a series of refreshing educational lectures, presented by Rabbi Rose, over a six-week period. The content, which had been rigorously prepared and researched by the JLI team, dealt with read more
  • 20 Years of Pikuach: A celebration of the Jewish schools inspectorate

    Yesterday evening saw leading lights of the Jewish educational community descend on ORT House to celebrate two decades of Pikuach, the Jewish community’s only accredited school’s inspectorate. Director of Pikuach, Jeffrey Leader, reflected on the low regard reserved for the read more
  • Chief Rabbi: Jewish schools should teach Islam

    The Chief Rabbi has availed of new requirements for the Religious Studies GCSE by recommending that Jewish secondary schools teach Islam to their students as a means of providing enlightenment about a “poorly understood religion.” This follows a stipulation by read more
  • Building bridges with the Muslim community

    The Chief Rabbi addressed the entire student body and attendant teachers at an Orthodox Muslim Girls’ School. He reminded Azhar Academy pupils of the importance of cultivating healthy relationships between faiths, and how mutual respect would help facilitate this. “It’s read more
  • South Hampstead: Sukkot Cheder

    Event Cheder students joined the synagogue’s rabbinical team for an upbeat dinner and diverse educational programme in the community Sukkah. Objectives To ensure students still receive enjoyable and spiritually-beneficial educational experiences during a period of disrupted classes over read more
  • Enfield and Winchmore Hill: Tashlich Cruise

    Event Participants took to the London waterways for an educational and social barge trip to explore and perform the New Year’s custom of Tashlich. Objectives To encourage engagement with historical customs and promote understanding of religious practices in a stimulating read more
  • Cardiff United: Jewish history trip to Oxford

    Event Congregants were toured around Jewish medieval Oxford and treated to lunch in a trip focused on cultural education and community cohesion. Objectives To unite the congregation in a social context; to improve the well-being of older members by providing read more
  • ‘Our survival depends on education’ – Chief Rabbi to rabbinical conference

    The Chief Rabbi reminded 250 European Rabbis of the importance of education to the survival of European Jewry as he addressed the opening session of the Conference of European Rabbis (CER) in Toulouse. Speaking as the Associate President of the read more
  • Chief Rabbi addresses need for ‘proactive’ commemoration on Holocaust Memorial Day

    The Chief Rabbi spoke fervently about the need to “proactively remember” the Holocaust and subsequent genocides throughout a day of engagements held to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, which this year coincided with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the read more