December 17, 2012
Stevenage-based North Herts Liberal Jewish Community has become a full constituent member of Liberal Judaism.
The congregation was given “developing community” status in 2010, including rabbinic and financial support. As a result of its progress, Liberal Judaism’s council voted unanimously on Sunday to upgrade it.
By Simon Rocker, October 18, 2012
A fresh controversy has erupted over school admissions with a Jewish primary informing the parents of five nursery pupils that the children will almost certainly have to leave at the end of the year.
The decision comes after the school was told that it could not give priority for reception class places to children who had attended its nursery or whose parents belonged to a synagogue.
October 4, 2012
There was a Ryder Cup flavour to the Jewish Care Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Dyrham Park, Herts, which raised £40,000 for the charity’s Rela Goldhill Lodge in Golders Green, supporting 20 people with severe physical and sensory disabilities.
Former European team members Paul Way and Paul Broadhurst were among the pros taking part, along with Jewish player Sam Little.
By Jessica Elgot, November 3, 2011
Shenley Synagogue members are proposing a vote of no confidence in Rabbi Natan Levy, who returned to the Hertfordshire congregation after contemplating aliyah.
American-born Rabbi Levy left Shenley by mutual consent last year after 18 months in the pulpit, accepting that the parties were "not a good fit".
He rejoined the congregation this summer but has had to stop work while the United Syna
By Craig Moss, November 1, 2011
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By Simon Rocker, October 27, 2011
Shenley Synagogue’s American-born rabbi, Natan Levy, has been forced to stop working until the United Synagogue can secure him a permit.
Rabbi Levy joined Shenley as part-time minister in 2008. He had planned to make aliyah this year but decided to remain with the Hertfordshire community.
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