Cambridge

Woolf Institute raises close to £1m for new site in Cambridge

By Cathy Forman, May 24, 2012

The Woolf Institute has announced that it has raised three-quarters of the £1 million required to move to a new purpose-built home in Cambridge.

This was reported at a London dinner this week to honour Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and his contribution to interfaith relations.

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On the run

March 22, 2012

Five Cambridge University students took time away from their their studies last week to run the Jerusalem half-marathon in support of an Israeli charity helping special needs children from any religion.

Running in torrential rain - and even a few snowflakes - Jesus College students David Shaw and Dan Barnett led the group, finishing in under two hours.

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On the run

March 22, 2012

Five Cambridge University students took time away from their their studies last week to run the Jerusalem half-marathon in support of an Israeli charity helping special needs children from any religion.

Running in torrential rain - and even a few snowflakes - Jesus College students David Shaw and Dan Barnett led the group, finishing in under two hours.

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Building to shul target

March 15, 2012

Cambridge professors and students were among the 140 guests at a dinner at the historic Great Hall at St John's College in aid of the Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue building project.

Organiser, Professor Fiona Karet Frankl, was delighted by the support for Saturday's event, "which has raised well over £30,000 towards our goal.

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Protests planned for Strauss-Kahn Cambridge speech

By Jessica Elgot, March 9, 2012

Two protesters have been arrested for apparently vandalising the Cambridge Union, ahead of a talk by controversial French economist Domique Strauss-Kahn.

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Strauss-Kahn invitation sparks Cambridge row

By Jennifer Lipman, March 1, 2012

Cambridge University students have launched a campaign to block the visit of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn to one of the country's oldest debating chambers.

Mr Strauss-Kahn, who resigned from his post last year amid allegations of sexual assault, and who more recently was questioned by police about his involvement in a prostitution ring, is due to speak about economic policy at the Ca

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Limmud's Cambridge education finds a highly receptive audience

By Bernard Josephs, November 10, 2011

"A Cambridge education on a single day" was offered to a crowd of more than 700 at the Limmud held in the city on Sunday.

They heard eminent speakers and engaged in discussions on weighty topics such as the future of Israel. There were also lighter sessions and, for the younger family members, fun activities - for example, the messy business of making hummus.

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A lecture by Professor Guy Strousma:the first Oxford Professor of the Study of the Abrahamic Religions.

By Woolf Institute, October 27, 2011
Time:
Tuesday 22 November
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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