Manchester Jewish Community Awards 2016

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 16.36.28Please follow the link to send nominations for the Manchester Jewish Community Awards for 2016. Joint partners are the Rep Council, the Jewish Volunteering Network and the Jewish Telegraph. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/ManchesterAwards

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July Council Meeting

13615081_1749316418648746_407748098884799643_nDaniel Berke chair of the Zionist Central Council (ZCC) was the guest speaker today at the monthly meeting of the Jewish Representative Council of Manchester and Region (JRC). Daniel Berke newly installed chair of the ZCC spoke about the ZCC … Continue reading

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Over 100 people, including Lord Mayor, Chief Constable and Tony Lloyd attend interfaith iftar

WeStandTogether at Iftar June 2016On Sunday 26 June, The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester (MJF) and Faith Network 4 Manchester (FN4M) organised their join annual Iftar. An iftar is the meal held at the end of a day of fasting during the Muslim … Continue reading

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Yearbook 2016-17 to be dedicated in memory of Dr Sydney Baigel

Our Annual Year Book sits on the desk of more than 600 organisations and individuals and is an extensive source of Jewish communal reference, with our invaluable “Yellow Pages” section. This year, we are dedicating the Year Book to the … Continue reading

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Desecration of Blackley and Failsworth cemeteries

cemetery-damageThe Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and the Regions is saddened by the news of recent criminal damage of tombstones at Blackley and Failsworth Jewish cemeteries. We know that, previously, our friends from other communities have expressed their horror … Continue reading

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AGM and Election of Officers 2016

20160508_122004The AGM took place on Sunday 8th May with guest speaker Luciana Berger MP. This was the first election to the new structure of the Council. Officers elected: OFFICERS President    Sharon Bannister Chair    Jonny Wineberg Vice-Chair Public Relations    Jacky Buchsbaum … Continue reading

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The 2016 Community Sherman Lecture to look at Muslim Jewish Relations

Community Sherman Lecture 2016The 2016 Community Sherman Lecture will look at Jewish-Muslim Relations in the UK: History, Experience, Context and will be given by Dr Yulia Egorova. Dr Egorova is Reader in Anthropology at Durham University. She received her PhD in 2003 from … Continue reading

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RepPresents Pesach 2016 now available for download

Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 10.23.22The Pesach 2016 edition of RepPresents is now available. Articles on the Council’s activities, challenges and successes, guest contributors and all the latest news across the community. Be sure to grab your copy. RepPresents Pesach 2016

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The Big EU Debate

thebigeventThe Jewish Representative Council in partnership with Prestwich Hebrew Congregation invite you to a special meeting to discuss the EU Referendum Sunday 5th June 2016 Doors Open 7.15pm Debate 7.45pm North Manchester Location (address advised shortly before event) THE BIG … Continue reading

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Art Brings Communities Together

20160212_132901-21Jewish Representative Council and the Manchester Jewish Museum The shows Alex Cropper curator of Manchester Jewish Museum and Filis Rosenbergwith a framed Ketuba from the Manchester Jewish Museum This piece contributed to a pop up exhibition as part of ‘Art … Continue reading

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