Communal Diary

Talent Show in Aid of The Fed and The Friendship Circle
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm
Menorah Synagogue Presents ‘Don’t Call Me Annie’
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm

To commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2020.

‘Don’t Call Me Annie’ – a play written and directed by Ruti Worrall

The play explores the ways the Shoah still affects young Jewish people today. It will be followed by a discussion with the writer, cast and first and second generation survivors of the Shoah.

Cast: Rosy Akalawu Ellman, Sharon Copitch and Lynne Nathan

Entry is free but please reserve places via

Higher Prestwich Hebrew Congregation: An Evening of Scotland and Rabbie Burns
Jan 26 @ 7:15 pm

Food, drink, live Music (The Prescotts)

Phone Alan 798 5238, Sue 773 2580, or the shul office 773 4800.

Mizrachi UK and NWFOI Present ‘Zionist Thought: Past and Present’
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm

Rav Ari Silbermann explores the history of jewish nationalist thought and how these debates play out in the modern State of Israel: The Chareidi Draft; The Kotel Compromise; Jewish Identity.

8pm Finger food and Israeli wine tasting
8.30pm Lecture followed by panel discussion

Neshomo Workshop – ‘Medication’ – Presented by Dr Schryer
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Please email [email protected] for further details.

The Centre for Jewish Studies Presents The Bogdanow Lectures 2020
Jan 28 – Jan 29 all-day

The Holocaust in Political Life: Israel and Europe in Comparison – Professor Dina Porat, Tel Aviv University and Chief Historian of Yad Vashem.

28 January – The Impact of the Holocaust on Israel’s Foreign Policy
29 January – The Working Definition of Antisemitism – Holocaust Related Contents and Debates

The King David High School – Meeting for Parents and Alumni
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm
The Sam Herwald JNF Wednesday Club – ‘Middleton’s Golden Cluster’
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come and listen to Leon McLeon who will introduce us to a fascinating heritage of civic and public buildings in Middleton.

The WZO UK and ZF Present Ben-Dror Yemini – ‘The Industry of Lies: Myths & Facts About the Israeli-Arab Conflict’
Feb 3 @ 8:00 pm

Ben-Dror Yemini is an Israeli researcher, lecturer and senior journalist who conducted much research about anti-Israeli propoganda.

His best seller book was published in 2014 and addresses the lack of accountable reporting in contemporary media. Yemini gives lectures at leading universities and parliaments around the world and his articles are published in world’s leading newspapers.

The Sam Herwald JNF Wednesday Club Welcomes Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Cllr Charlie McIntyre
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Unable to be with us in December as originally planned, this afternoon we welcome the current Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Cllr Charlie McIntyre. Cllr McIntyre is a Senior Psychiatric Nurse by profession, specialising in substance abuse. We look forward to hearing about his work in psychiatry and other aspects of his busy life, including involvement with numerous people in the Jewish community.