Communal Diary

PLEASE NOTE THAT, DUE TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC, ALL COMMUNAL EVENTS ARE CANCELLED OR POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Nov
1
Sun
The JRC Monthly Council Meeting
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Nov
2
Mon
JVN Safeguarding Seminar with Shelley Marsh
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Safeguarding is essential knowledge for volunteers and volunteer managers in our community. This session will raise your awareness of safeguarding, helping you to know what to look out for and how to move any safeguarding concerns forward.

Shelley Marsh is the Executive Director of Reshet. Reshet created the Safeguarding Hub in the Jewish community which shares resources, raises awareness and facilitates training sessions and workshops, https://reshetnet.com/safeguarding/. Shelley holds an MA in Community Leadership, is a NLP Master Practitioner and an experienced Safeguarding trainer.

There is a small charge of £15.00pp for JVN Members and £25.00pp for non-JVN Members for this session.

MDA Virtual Dinner
Nov 2 @ 7:00 pm
Nov
5
Thu
UK Jewish Film Festival
Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 19 @ 7:30 pm

The UK Jewish Film Festival returns from 5 – 19 November 2020 with another spectacular programme exploring Jewish and Israeli life, history and culture. This year, the Festival will be streamed entirely online.

Explore the full programme for film times, expanded synopses, trailers and up-to-date event listings such as Q+As, panel discussions and special events. You can also download our programme but be sure to check back on the website for the latest information, including our Shorts Programme.

Festival screenings will take place on our secure streaming platform: watch.ukjewishfilm.org. Films will premiere at specific dates and times across the Festival and remain available to watch for a set period. Tickets are limited for each film so we encourage advance booking to avoid disappointment.

Take a look at our viewing guide for ways to watch as well as our FAQs. And to ensure the best possible cinema-at-home experience we will be offering technical support about streaming during the Fes

Nov
8
Sun
The JRC Antisemitism & Human Rights Committee Present a Rene Cassin Human Rights Webinar
Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm

Genocide of the Uyghurs: Learn about the Uyghurs and how we can help.

Rene Cassin “The Jewish Voice of Human Rights” – www.renecassin.org

Contact Karen: 07875 705388 or Michael 077770 392290

In order to register, please email the JRC office by noon on Thursday 6 November at [email protected]

Nov
10
Tue
The BoDCast: Realising Religious Freedom Around the Globe
Nov 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Please join the Board of Deputies on Tuesday 10 November 2020, 6.00 pm-7.00 pm, for an Interfaith Week discussion on how we can help realise freedom of religion and belief around the world.

Panellists include:
Kiri Kankhwende – Press and Public Affairs Team Leader, Christian Solidarity Worldwide
Padideh Sabeti – Director, Office of Public Affairs of the UK Bahá’í Community
Edwin Shuker – Vice-President, Board of Deputies of British Jews
Nury Turkel – Attorney and Commissioner, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
Chaired by Gillian Merron – Chief Executive, Board of Deputies of British Jews

This BoDCast will be live-streamed on the Board of Deputies Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages. Post your questions for the panel in comments.”

Nov
15
Sun
The Muslim Jewish Forum Presents ‘What I like About Religion X’
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm

We have organised a special event for Interfaith Week. Three speakers will talk about a religion that is not their own, focusing on what they like about it.

After the formal talks, members of the audience will have the chance to contribute along the same lines for any religion or belief, other than their own, to say what they like about that religion or belief.

The details are below:

When Sunday 15 November at 7pm
Where
Via Zoom. You must register in advance using the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwuf-6upjoiHNGwedrNbw4m65dmOc6U1J8i

Speakers
Event Chair: Cllr Heather Fletcher

Mohammed Amin — Judaism
June Rosen — Christianity
The Very Reverend Rogers Govender MBE — Islam
The religions are listed in chronological order.

Vote of Thanks: Forum Co-Founder Afzal Khan CBE MP

Nov
17
Tue
Hindu Jewish Association Annual Seminar: ‘Hindu and Jewish Practices for Wellbeing’
Nov 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Venue: Zoom Call
ID 9133234873
Password 606121
Date & Time: 17 November 7pm – 9pm

Speakers: Dr David Frawley – International Hinduism Expert and Educator; Jeremy Michelson – Board of Deputies Scholar and Jewish Educator

Come and hear the experts give a rare presentation on this current topic followed by a questions and answers session. This is an interfaith event and the audience will be a mixed one.

Nov
25
Wed
Mini Limmud
Nov 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Further details tbc

Nov
30
Mon
The Jewish Representative Council and the Board of Deputies Remember the History and Culture of Mizrahi Jews
Nov 30 all-day

Talk given by Edwin Shuker, Vice President of the Board of Deputies and a refugee from Iraq.

Further details tbc.