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Time for Reflection – Scottish Parliament

By SCoJeC, May 17, 2013

Rabbi David Rose was the speaker at "Time for Reflection" in the Scottish Parliament.
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tfr.html

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MEMO 351

By SCoJeC, May 12, 2013

MEMO 351 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_351_13_may_2013.pdf

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SCoJeC welcomes Kirk withdrawal of Assembly report

By SCoJeC, May 12, 2013

Following protests from SCoJeC and others to the Church of Scotland about the Church and Society Council report on "The Inheritance of Abraham?", the Council of Christians and Jews arranged a meeting between representatives of the Church and the Jewish Community, following which, a joint statement was issued.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13v_cos/cos_2.html

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יום העצמאות

By SCoJeC, May 7, 2013

מספר ימים אחרי יום העצמאות, ערך סקוג"ק ארוע לישראלים החיים ברחבי בסקוטלנד
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_ya/ya_ivrit.html

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MEMO 350

By SCoJeC, May 5, 2013

MEMO 350 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_350_6_may_2013.pdf

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Yom HaAtzma'ut event

By SCoJeC, May 5, 2013

A few days after Yom HaAztma’ut, SCoJeC hosted a Scotland-wide event for Israelis living in Scotland, when more than 40 people, including children and partners, came together to celebrate their culture and mark Israel’s 65th Independence Day.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_ya/ya.html

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SCoJeC Rebukes Church of Scotland Over Report

By SCoJeC, May 3, 2013

The document from the Church and Society Council on "The Inheritance of Abraham" is an outrage to everything that interfaith dialogue stands for. It reads like an Inquisition-era polemic against Jews and Judaism. It is biased, weak on sources, and contradictory. The picture it paints of both Judaism and Israel is barely even a caricature.

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Jewish Student Charity Ball Defies Threats

By SCoJeC, May 2, 2013

Scottish students have defeated attempts to force the cancellation of the biggest event of the Jewish student year, a charity ball in St Andrews.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_st_andrews/st_andrews.html

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Consultation Response – Reshaping Care for Older People: The Contribution of Faith Communities

By SCoJeC, April 30, 2013

SCoJeC has submitted a response to the consultation "Reshaping Care for Older People: The Contribution of Faith Communities".
http://www.scojec.org/consultations/consultations.html

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MEMO 349

By SCoJeC, April 28, 2013

MEMO 349 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_349_29_april_2013.pdf

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Thought for the Day – BBC Radio Scotland

By SCoJeC, April 26, 2013

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski presented "Thought for the Day" on BBC Scotland: "Not all Equality is Equal".
http://www.scojec.org/pov/tftd/tftd.html

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MEMO 348

By SCoJeC, April 21, 2013

MEMO 348 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_348_22_april_2013.pdf

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"Klezmatize" Ceilidh Tour in Dundee

By SCoJeC, April 15, 2013

Everyone threw themselves into the dancing, with children as young as five joining in enthusiastically, at the final stop on SCoJeC's "Klezmatize" ceilidh tour at Dundee synagogue.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_klezmatize/dundee.html

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MEMO 347

By SCoJeC, April 14, 2013

MEMO 347 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at Holyrood and Westminster, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports.
http://www.scojec.org/memo/2013/memo_347_15_april_2013.pdf

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ישראלים בסקוטלנד

By SCoJeC, April 14, 2013

במסגרת פרויקט של מועצת הקהילות היהודיות בסקוטלנד (סקוג"ק), "להיות יהודי בסקוטלנד", פגשנו מספר ישראלים שחיים ברחבי סקוטלנד. למרות שהם חשים כבבית, חלקם גם סיפרו לנו על הקשיים בהם נתקלו בשל עמדות מקומיות על ישראל

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"Klezmatize" Ceilidh Tour in Maybole

By SCoJeC, April 12, 2013

"The performers drove the dances in a perfect blend of rhythm and swaying melody" said one participant at SCoJeC's "Klezmatize" ceilidh in Maybole, "and the clarinet's human voice spoke of a culture both ancient and live."
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_klezmatize/maybole.html

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Israelis in Scotland

By SCoJeC, April 11, 2013

In the course of SCoJeC's Scottish Government-funded "Being Jewish in Scotland" project, we met a number of Israelis who had settled in various parts of Scotland. Although they all felt at home here, several told us about difficulties they encounter because of local people's attitudes to Israel.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_israelis_in_scotland/iis.html

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"Klezmatize" Ceilidh Tour in Glasgow

By SCoJeC, April 11, 2013

Members of the Glasgow Jewish community joined regulars and local musicians at the Sikorski Polish Centre for the next stage of our "Klezmatize" ceilidh tour.
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_klezmatize/glasgow.html

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"Klezmatize" Ceilidh Tour in Findhorn

By SCoJeC, April 11, 2013

We knew we were somewhere different when we saw the traffic sign as we drove up to the Universal Hall at the Findhorn Foundation for the next stage in our Klezmatize ceilidh tour – not the usual white "stop" on a red background – this one said "stop worrying"!
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_klezmatize/findhorn.html

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"Klezmatize" Ceilidh Tour in Inverness

By SCoJeC, April 10, 2013

We arrived at Bogbain Farm near Inverness, the second stop of our Klezmatize ceilidh tour, to find a large collection of antique accordions set up behind the stage, forming a very fitting backdrop for the evening's entertainment!
http://www.scojec.org/news/2013/13iv_klezmatize/inverness.html

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