Thursday 16 August 2018

Barnet Synagogue Honours Rabbi

On Saturday 25 March, Barnet Synagogue hosted a celebratory Shabbat to celebrate 10 years of Rabbi and Naomi Lerer as Rabbi and Rebbitzen. The synagogue...

Young people put on alert over domestic abuse

By Naomi Frankel The message from Jewish Women’s Aid (JWA) was emblazoned loud and clear. The launch of Safer Dating for young men and women...

Klezmer concert

Naomi Frankel Hampstead Synagogue held a fundraiser on Sunday night to launch their 125 year Anniversary celebrations. “Troika,” the Klezmer Hot Club performed brilliantly to...

Charity on a plate

By Leon Symons  Fundraising and food go almost hand in hand. So a pop-up restaurant where part of every diner’s bill goes to charity combines...

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...

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