Connections in Rio

The World Union for Progressive Judaism's 37th biennial convention, was held in Rio de Janiero Brazil from May 13-16. 300 delegates from over 20 countries and 90 cities made Connections 2015 something special and unforgettable. Here is the sermon given…

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Simcha Day in Totnes

On Sunday 17 May, Totnes Jewish Community hosted a day of simcha (joy) and celebration, to which communities across the South West were invited. Marc Frank said: "It was a wonderful opportunity for small communities of the region to get…

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Mosaic Remembers

140 people attended a unique event on 9 May at Mosaic Synagogue in Harrow to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day – the end of the Second World War in Europe, as Trudy Segal explains. Mosaic Reform held a specially…

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Sinai’s Oy Factor

Sinai Synagogue's annual Oy! Factor, organised by youth leader Rhiannon Humphreys, was enjoyed by all. This year's talented contributors entertained the audience with a wide range of music, from 5-7 year old pupils of Sinai's Religion School singing 'Kehillah Kedosha'…

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Judaism through Cooking at Sinai

Sinai Synagogue Leeds' latest venture, 'Judaism through Cooking', set off to a delicious start with Carey Glass demonstrating how to cook blintzes and Director of Education Gwynneth Lewis teaching about Shavuot. "It was great fun", commented supercook Carey. Participant and…

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