SCoJeC



Scottish Council of Jewish Communities AGM

By SCoJeC, July 3, 2011

To read about SCoJeC's AGM, which discussed a wide range of issues including enhanced cooperation with the Jewish Leadership Council, antisemitism, and becoming a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, see http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11vi_agm/agm.html
And for even more information about our work, read the AGM reports in full at http://www.scojec.org/scojec/annual_reports/reports.html

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MEMO 269

By SCoJeC, June 27, 2011

MEMO 269 A weekly overview of information of interest to minority ethnic communities in Scotland, including parliamentary activity at the Scottish and UK Parliaments, new publications, consultations, forthcoming conferences and news reports. http://www.scojec.org/memo/2011/memo_269_27_june_2011.pdf

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"A home is not just a place, it's the people"

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

Discussions last year between the Scottish Council of Jewish Communities and the Scottish Refugee Council resulted in three Refugee Week projects, a short film, a play, and an exhibition. To find out more, and to watch the video, see http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11vi_src/src.html

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Don't let Government damage your organisation!

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

SCoJeC's third annual briefing for communal organisations on changes to legislation that could impact on the community was attended by nearly 30 representatives from more than 20 communal organisations.

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SCoJeC AGM - This Sunday 26th June!

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

Join us at our AGM on Sunday 26 June to find out more about SCoJeC's work. The meeting will take place at Edinburgh Synagogue beginning at 1.45 (lunch 1.00 - please contact scojec@scojec.org / 0141 638 6411 to reserve a place)

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SCoJeC directors discuss 'Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications" bill

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski and Deputy Director Leah Granat met Roseanna Cunningham, Minister for Community Safety, to discuss the new Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Bill, and Mike Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Education, to discuss concerns raised by Jewish students at Scottish universities.

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Thought for the Day

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski is a regular contributor to "Thought for the Day" on BBC Radio Scotland. Find all his contributions dating back until 2004 on the following link http://www.scojec.org/pov/tftd/tftd.html

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May 2011 - SCoJeC director contributes prayer to 'kirking' of new Scottish Parliament

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

Last month, SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski contributed a specially-composed prayer in Hebrew and English to the "Kirking" of the new Parliament. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11v_kirking/11v_kirking.html

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Jewish Way of Life

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

A more convenient way of accessing the highly successful "Jewish Way of Life" software via the SCoJeC website has been launched by Lord Robert Winston. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11iii_jwol/jwol.html

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March 2011 - "Being Jewish in Scotland"

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

SCoJeC's proposal for a study of the experience of "Being Jewish in Scotland" took another step forward with a Scottish Government organised meeting in Newton Mearns Synagogue in March of this year. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11iii_jewish_in_scotland/jewish_in_scotl...

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March 2011 - SCoJeC director takes part in colloquium on race equality in Scotland in the Scottish Parliament.

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In March 2011; SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski took part in a colloquium on race equality in Scotland in the Scottish Parliament. http://www.scojec.org/news/2011/11iii_runnymede.html

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January 2011 - Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp is guest speaker at Scottish National Holocaust Day

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In January 2011; Rabbi Awraham Soetendorp, the former president of the European region of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, was the guest speaker at Scottish National Holocaust Day. Click below to hear his speech:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qN000rOnpis&feature=email

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November 2010 - SCoJeC chair writes about 'The Politics of Hate'

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In November 2010; SCoJeC Chair, Prof Paul Spicker, wrote about "The Politics of Hate" in the annual STUC anti-racism brochure. http://www.scojec.org/pov/stuc/10_st_andrews_day.pdf

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November 2010 - SCoJeC officials meet Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP

By SCoJeC, June 22, 2011

In November 2010; SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski, and Public Affairs Officer Leah Granat met the Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore MP, to discuss issues of relevance to the community. http://www.scojec.org/news/2010/10xi_sos/sos.html

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