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Southend Aid Society's diamond celebrations

November 24, 2015

A diamond jubilee tea party was held to mark the anniversary of the Southend and District Aid Society.

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Borehamwood shul thinks pink

November 17, 2015

A Shabbat service at Ohr Yisrael shul in Borehamwood was a sea of pink. The event, Pink Shabbat, organised by Elise Cirsch, Emma Coleman and Jonathan Rose, invited the community to "turn pink" for one Shabbat, while the shul used pink tableware, challot and Shabbat flowers. The entire community dressed in at least one item of pink to mark the occasion, raising awareness of Breast Cancer.

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Kingston honours war heroes

November 11, 2015

Ninety-five-year-old Harold Shattock, a member of Ajex, read the memorial prayer at KIngston Synagogue's Shabbat civic service. The shul's cheder children contributed their thoughts about the sacrifices made by the soldiers of the two world wars.

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What's happening for Leeds Mitzvah Day

November 11, 2015

The Leeds Jewish community is running a raft of activities on Mitzvah Day.

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Midlands roll out for Nisa Nashim

November 9, 2015

More than 50 Jewish and Muslim women attended the inaugural meeting of Nisa Nashim West Midlands.

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All change at Scotland Anne Frank Trust

By Cathy Forman, November 4, 2015

Paula Fraser has taken up a new role as Scotland manager for the Anne Frank Trust.

Ms Fraser, 35, has been working for the trust in Scotland for seven years and previous posts at the charity include as the orgaisation's project officer, and an educator.

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Celebrating faith differences in Manchester

November 4, 2015

Yeshurun Hebrew Congregation was asked by the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester to host an interfaith event as part of his We All Stand Together initiative.

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Brains of Harlow

November 4, 2015

The brains of Essex and its surrounds tested their knowledge when more than 50 people signed up for Harlow Jewish Community’s popular quiz night.

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Bangor's jewel in its crown

November 4, 2015

Thirty people enjoyed a walking tour of Bangor’s Jewish history to mark the European Day of Jewish Culture 2015.

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Savoy butler at Emunah

November 4, 2015

Sixty people got an insight into life at the Savoy Hotel when its head butler, Sean Davoren, spoke at a lunch organised by Miriam Moses Emunah Group. His primary role was to read guests’ minds and anticipate their
needs, while maintaining absolute discretion.

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