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22Jan 20

A celebration of forty-five years of female clergy

Female clergy members came together for a celebration of 45 years of female rabbis in British Reform Judaism. Current female rabbis and cantors came together for a party to celebrate 45 years since Rabbi Dr Jackie Tabick was ordained as Britain’s first female rabbi and the ongoing contribution of female clergy members to Judaism today. Whilst it has been only 45 years since Rabbi Tabick became Britain’s first female rabbi, today more than half of the Reform synagogues with a rabbi employ at least one female rabbi and there are twenty-two female clergy in total in Reform Judaism in the UK. Laura Janner-Klausner, the Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism, said: “Jackie Tabick led the…

20Jan 20

Jenny Jankel announced as new President of North West Surrey Synagogue

Some news from North West Surrey Synagogue... We are delighted to announce Jenny Jankel as the new President of North West Surrey Synagogue (NWSS).  Jenny, is a founder member of NWSS.  She has been Chair of what she describes as “our precious and beloved community”, 3 times. Her four children and now several grandchildren have all grown up at the heart our community. Jenny says, “When NWSS was founded, several families locally were searching for a Jewish home and learning from Harry Cohen z”l, our first President and mentor, allowed all of us to grow and flourish. He has been…

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