Cathy Forman


Cathy Forman
Registered: 1 April 2008
Location: Redbridge



Towering climb raises £200K for Israeli children's charity Shalva

By Cathy Forman, November 5, 2015

A global gathering of 30 climbers from Israel, the UK, US, Canada, France and Switzerland spent 10 days surrounded by some of the world's most beautiful scenery on their way to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to benefit Israeli children's charity Shalva.


All change at Scotland Anne Frank Trust

By Cathy Forman, November 4, 2015

Paula Fraser has taken up a new role as Scotland manager for the Anne Frank Trust.

Ms Fraser, 35, has been working for the trust in Scotland for seven years and previous posts at the charity include as the orgaisation's project officer, and an educator.


Israel's health minister visits community charities

By Cathy Forman, November 4, 2015

Yakov Litzman, Israel’s Minister of Health saw community charities in action while on a visit to the UK this week.


Yom Hashoah in Leeds

By Cathy Forman, April 23, 2015

Sinai Synagogue in Leeds hosted two speakers to commemorate Yom Hashoah. Professor Griselda Pollock of Leeds University spoke on the theme: How do we remember the Holocaust? How do we remember the Holocaust culturally? What are the politics and ethics of remembrance?


Maccabi appoints new board member

By Cathy Forman, April 21, 2015

Maccabi GB has appointed Daniel Rubin to its board. Mr Rubin, the managing director of property development company, Glenmore Group, comes from a family background which is steeped in Maccabi GB history. His involvement with Jewish sport includes his Sunday morning footballing career, where he regularly represented Glenmore FC in the Maccabi GB Southern Football League.


Purim in Glasgow

By Cathy Forman, March 23, 2015


Chabad sees opening for coastal kosher hotel

By Cathy Forman, February 26, 2015

Bournemouth Chabad is opening a kosher hotel in the town next month.

Located on East Cliff in the heart of the Jewish community, the Water Garden Hotel will have 24 ensuite rooms and a kitchen catering for up to 50 people. Rabbi Yossie and Chanie Alperowitz will provide kashrut supervision.


Glasgow minister promotes staying power

By Anna Behrmann, January 12, 2015

The new rabbi of Glasgow’s Newton Mearns Synagogue wants to re-engage with the younger community and encourage people to come back to shul.

Rabbi Eli Wolfson, 32, who previously served as the city’s youth and community rabbi, pledged to bolster the synagogue’s Jewish social and educational framework in the hope of stemming the drift of the young generation to London or Manchester.


Southend pays tribute

By Marilyn Salt , January 2, 2015

Southend and Westcliff Hebrew Congregation hosted a “Tribute to the Memory of Barbara Newman” charity gala concert .

The community stalwart died in November 2013. One of her many activities for the local community included being instrumental in having a large menorah placed on the cliffs in Westcliff every Chanucah for a public lighting.


Glasgow Jews send condolences to lorry crash victims

By Cathy Forman, December 24, 2014

The leader of the Glasgow Jewish community has sent messages of condolence in the aftermath of the lorry crash that resulted in the death of six people.