Interactive survivors

By Daniel Sugarman, July 1, 2016

An interactive 3D facility will enable visitors to the National Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire to not only hear survivor stories, but potentially put hundreds of questions to them.

The centre marked its 20th anniversary with an interfaith service at Westminster Abbey for more than 700 people.


Reform vows to tackle loneliness

By Charlotte Oliver, July 1, 2016

Reform Judaism is to refocus its efforts on tackling isolation and loneliness within the community.

The adult social care initiative was one of three schemes unveiled by the movement during its weekend-long Chagigah, a biennial celebration of its work, which was attended by 250 members at Nottingham's Eastwood Hall.


Laced with nostalgia

By Josh Jackman, May 9, 2016


Nottingham Liberals and Muslims open a soup kitchen together

May 28, 2015

Jews and Muslims in Nottingham have united to provide a drop-in kitchen for the some of the city's poorest, most vulnerable people.

Nottingham Liberal Synagogue and not-for-profit Muslim organisation Himmah have launched the Salaam Shalom Kitchen (SaSh) to provide hot meals every Wednesday for the city's needy.


Notts still keen to join US despite rabbi's opposition

By Simon Rocker, March 5, 2015

Lay leaders of Nottingham Hebrew Congregation are pressing ahead with plans to join the London-based United Synagogue despite the steadfast opposition of the community's rabbi.

In a letter to members, Nottingham's acting president Stuart Joseph wrote that a "large majority" of the executive had last week approved a deal with the US.

However, he apologised for postponing a ballot of Nottingha


Notts Liberals ties to Shoah bring tears

February 16, 2015

A Nottingham civic leader wept when seeing a rescued sefer Torah at a 50th anniversary celebration of the city’s Liberal congregation.

Nottinghamshire County Council chair Pauline Allan was “moved to tears when the Ark opened and I saw the scrolls and how they represent the survival of the Jewish people after the Holocaust”.


Museum films for future generations

By Naomi Firsht, January 29, 2015

Responding to the HMD theme of keeping the memory alive, the National Holocaust Centre and Museum in Nottinghamshire has begun 3D filming the testimony of survivors.


Nottingham council debate boycott motion

By Sandy Rashty, January 26, 2015

Nottingham City Council debated a motion to boycott Israel this afternoon.

The 15 minute session at around 2pm today took place after a petition signed by 5,107 people was put forward by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.


Protest over boycott move in Nottingham

By Sandy Rashty, January 22, 2015

Community leaders in Nottingham have called on the city council to reject a motion to boycott Israel put forward by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

The motion, which was signed by 5,107 people, will be debated next Monday.

But the Orthodox and Liberal congregations have written a joint letter in protest.


Shabbat UK: Campus contribution builds local bridges

By Naomi Firsht, October 30, 2014

Students across the country got involved with Shabbat UK by hosting special Friday night dinners and Shabbat morning events.