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Sir Trevor Chinn, Rabbi Baroness Julia Neuberger and West London Synagogue President, Stephen Moss. More than 60 people from Christian, Jewish and Muslim, as well as secular, backgrounds attended ‘The Missing Muslims' event at West London Synagogue on Sunday 8 October. Reform Judaism President and West London Synagogue member Sir Trevor Chinn [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
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Children's author Jonny Zucker, 49, took his own life in November 2016 after living with depression for over two decades. His most popular novel ‘Striker Boy' (first published 2010) is being republished with all the proceeds going directly to the bereaved family and the mental health charity, Mind. Find out more [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain (Reform) and Rabbi Naftali Brawer (Orthodox) discuss issues in contemporary Jewish life in their regular ‘Rabbi, I have a problem' feature for The Jewish Chronicle. Click here to read the piece on The Jewish Chronicle's website. The post Is our community living up to the prophetic ideals to [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain (Reform) and Rabbi Naftali Brawer (Orthodox) discuss issues in contemporary Jewish life in their regular ‘Rabbi, I have a problem' feature for The Jewish Chronicle. Click here to read the piece on The Jewish Chronicle's website. The post Can we use the candles bought in a church for [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner takes a controversial passage from the Torah and looks at the Reform response in a piece for the Progressive Judaism page of The Jewish News. Click here to read her piece on The Jewish News website. The post The Bible Says What? ‘Dwell in a succah for seven days?' [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Rabbi Benji Stanley looks at this question in this piece for the Progressive Judaism page of The Jewish News. Click here to read his piece on The Jewish News website. The post How important is to say sorry? appeared first on The Movement for Reform Judaism. [...]
Fri, Oct 06, 2017
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Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain of Maidenhead Synagogue writes in The Times on confessions. The act of confessing one's faults – be it to God or to the clergy – is one of the most cathartic religious rites ever invented. It allows us to face ourselves in the mirror, peer at [...]
Tue, Oct 03, 2017
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Reform Judaism sends prayers of consolation and healing to all those caught up in the horrific attack in Las Vegas, the worst mass shooting in American history. We join the Reform community of Temple Sinai in Las Vegas and people of all faiths and none in sending wishes of hope, strength [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
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Photos: Graham Chweidan Over 300 people celebrated 70 years of Reform youth movements at the Sternberg Centre on Sunday 24 September. 2017 marks 70 years since the founding of YASGB (Youth Association of the Synagogues of Great Britain) which was succeeded by RSY (Reform Synagogue Youth) and now RSY-Netzer. Click here to see [...]
Wed, Sep 27, 2017
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Following the devastating earthquake in Mexico, World Jewish Relief have launched an emergency appeal today to support those affected. Donations will enable us to provide emergency relief such as shelter, emergency accommodation, hygiene kits and essential household items. News is still emerging of the damage and destruction caused, but the death toll [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
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