Monday 22 January 2018

Leeds inter-shul event

By David Saffer ORTHODOX synagogues in Leeds organised a joint programme of events for the first time to celebrate Purim. Hundreds of people attended activities at...

Shenley congregants planning for a long innings

BY DAVID SAFFER W.G. Grace and Brian Lara are two of the greatest batsman to score centuries for England and the West Indies respectively, while...

Purim Zumba – Fun at Jewish Care

Purim Zumba-fun at Jewish Care This week, saw 100s of children from schools and cheders celebrating Purim whilst supporting Jewish Care. Over 750 children from...

If you want a good read, go to Leeds

David Saffer Comedy and sport marked the start of the second Leeds Jewish Literary Festival last week. Award-winning sports journalist Anthony Clavane and comedian Ashley...

The synagogue where they’re all laughing in the aisles

David Saffer "We’re doomed,” “Don’t panic!” and “Don’t tell him Pike” are all famous catchphrases from the 1970s classic television sitcom Dad’s Army. Similarly, Fawlty Towers...

Father’s story moves Camp Simcha dinner guests to raise record amount

A father’s moving testimony of the support Camp Simcha gave his family during his daughter’s short life helped raise a record £2 million at...

30th anniversary for synagogue

This past weekend was a special one for Knesset Yehezkel Synagogue as they celebrated their 30th anniversary. The Beth Hameadrash was started by Rabbi...

Edgware pays tribute again to beloved Rabbi

Brian Gordon The beloved memory of Dayan Gershon Lopian, zt”l, was brought to life once again in a moving and celebratory atmosphere last motzei Shabbat....

The sun shone on Stanmore streets during new Sefer Torah dedication

Despite the constant rain forecast for Sunday 5th March, the sun shone brightly on Stanmore Streets while a new Sefer Torah was conveyed to...

University Jewish Chaplaincy’s Aberdeen Shabbaton

Thanks to University Jewish Chaplaincy’s Rabbi Yossi Bodenheim and his wife, Sarah, around 18 students from Aberdeen J-Soc enjoyed their first meaty cholent in...

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