Manchester Jewish Arts Festival For All

Sunday 2nd July looks like it will be THE BIGGEST COMMUNITY DAY OF THE SUMMER!It will mark the start of Manchester’s first Jewish Arts Festival For All (JAFFA) to be held at Manchester Jewish Museum with a marquee in the museum garden extending the space available for activities. There will...

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Manchester Arena Solidarity at Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Arena solidarity at Manchester Cathedral Report by Filis Rosenberg MJRC Executive member   As a member of the Challenging Hate Forum I responded to the Dean of Manchester’s initiative to attend Manchester Cathedral in order that religious, community and civic leaders could stand together in solidarity with one another and...

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Recent arson attacks

The community will be aware of the recent arson attack, and a previous attempted arson attack, on local Kosher restaurants. We have spoken with senior officers at GMP who are treating this with the utmost seriousness and the community can be assured that a full and thorough investigation will take place....

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Community Tehillim

Text of the Jewish Representative Council’s message read at the Community Tehillim on Monday 29th May 2017, in the presence of the Chief Rabbi, on behalf of the President of the Jewish Representative Council, Sharon Bannister: Chief Rabbi, Rabbonim, Honoured Guests, children of all ages Ladies and Gentlemen My thanks...

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Manchester Arena Attack

Statement from the Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region. It is with great sadness that we respond to the terrible news from the Manchester Arena. Very few of us can begin to comprehend the horror of this event. Our thoughts and prayers are with the injured and the families...

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Gala Concert

Messages from Greg Nogradi and David Ezra-Okonsar reflecting on the recent terrorist attacks. Both will be performing in a Gala Concert on Sunday 9th July at The Stoller Hall as part of JAFFA – the Jewish Arts Festival For All – dedicated to the City and people of Manchester. Rhapsodies...

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