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
2015’s Shabbat UK event could only build on the success of last year, what with a ringing endorsement from the Prime Minister and surging interest in the weekend-long celebration of the Jewish day of rest. Learn more in this snippet read more
The Chief Rabbi’s 2nd annual ShabbatUK weekend was a great success, attracting British Jews from across the religious spectrum to partake in communal meals, Shabbat services and ‘Challah Makes.’
An event for everyone, regardless of whether they had experienced numerous 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
The Chief Rabbi’s inaugural ‘ShabbatUK’ has met with enormous success, galvanising communities across Britain to partake in a full Shabbat experience.
Unprecedented in the UK, this initiative took inspiration from the South African Shabbos project and succeeded in engaging people read more
The Times reports on the Chief Rabbi’s vision for Shabbat UK, for which he has emphasised the importance of putting away digital devices and reconnecting with family and friends. Shabbat acts a natural respite from the demands of daily life, read more
The Times gives coverage to the Chief Rabbi’s upcoming Shabbat UK initiative, which seeks to revive the tradition of keeping Shabbat for a wider tranche of British Jewry and encourages people to switch off. The advancement of technology, it seems, read more