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Exploring social justice

By Simon Rocker, October 21, 2013

A London synagogue has linked up with organisations in Israel and America for an innovative educational programme exploring Jewish ideas of social justice.

Participants in the “Takum” course will learn locally with a rabbi in their own country, while being able to access material online from other centres.

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75th Anniversary Kristallnacht Remembrance Event

By LBI London, October 15, 2013
Time:
Thursday 31 October
6:30pm

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Zingt! The Peoples Yiddish Chorus

By JMI Org, October 14, 2013
Time:
Tuesday 10 December
2:30pm - 4:00pm

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Zingt! The Peoples Yiddish Chorus

By JMI Org, October 14, 2013
Time:
Tuesday 12 November
1:30pm - 3:00pm

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Music With Monooka & Friends

By JMI Org, October 14, 2013
Time:
Friday 18 October
11:00am - 11:45am

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Music With Monooka & Friends

By JMI Org, October 14, 2013
Time:
Friday 18 October
10:00am - 10:45am

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Ottolenghi raises Smile

By Charlotte Oliver, October 14, 2013

A children’s charity launched by two north London Jewish women got off to a tasty start — a cookery demonstration by Israeli-born chef and restaurateur Yotam Ottolenghi.

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After chairing shuls, women could soon be US trustees

By Simon Rocker, October 14, 2013

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis has been asked to lift one of the last remaining bars to women assuming leadership roles in the United Synagogue by allowing them to become trustees of the central Orthodox body.

US president Stephen Pack told a meeting of its lay council on Monday that Rabbi Mirvis had been asked to give a decision in time for next July’s election of trustee officers.

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Seeking raised United voice at Board

By Simon Rocker, October 14, 2013

The United Synagogue is setting up a caucus to strengthen its voice at the Board of Deputies in response to what is seen as growing non-Orthodox influence there.

US president Stephen Pack said that its new Board of Deputies Action Group had been set up at the request of US deputies, although he acknowledged opposition from within the US to the move.

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ZF ISRAEL ADVOCACY SEMINAR

By israelconnect, October 8, 2013
Time:
Sunday 27 October
10:00am - 5:30pm

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