Exeter

Exeter shul in £120k fundraising drive

By Anna Sheinman, February 21, 2013

Exeter Synagogue, the third oldest synagogue in the UK, has launched a £125,000 fundraising drive to restore its crumbling building ahead of its 250th anniversary celebrations this summer.

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Students are honoured for their commitment

By Jennifer Lipman, April 4, 2012

The president of the LSE Jewish Society was honoured for his efforts in challenging antisemitism on campus at the Union of Jewish Students awards.

Jay Stoll led the response when a Jewish LSE student was physically assaulted by his peers on an athletics union university ski trip. He had confronted them for playing a Nazi-themed card game.

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Cream teas for Kehillate Kernow Jewish Community

June 20, 2008

Kehillat Kernow Jewish Community were invited to a cream tea by Exeter Hebrew Congregation on erev Shavuot. The congregations meet every Shavuot as Truro-based Kehillat Kernow has one of Exeter’s Torah scrolls on loan. In the morning, Shavuot was explained to the children who made decorations for the shul. Following the tea, an erev Shavuot service was held.

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