Norwich

‘Rabbi’ who believes in Jesus is teaching Jewish studies

By Rosa Doherty, November 15, 2013

Community leaders in Norwich have expressed concern over a messianic “rabbi” who is teaching Jewish studies in local schools.

Binyamin Sheldrake, a member of the Adat Yeshua group, has been teaching the subject to children in primary and secondary schools across the city, after being approved for the role by the national Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (Sacre).

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Norwich to bury bones — Jewish or not

By Simon Rocker, March 7, 2013

Norwich’s Jewish community is planning to bury the excavated remains of 17 people from medieval times — despite expert doubts over whether or not they are Jewish.

The intermingled bones, including those of 11 children, were found at the bottom of a 12th-century well in the centre of the city four years ago.

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