Welcome the new Chair
- By Tony Bryant
At the AGM I found out that Jeremy Jacob had agreed to put himself forward. I am extremely grateful to him for doing so, and I fully support him in this. I asked him to prepare a brief statement for trustees and all members, which he has done.
Cantor Rachel Weston
Rachel Weston: Hello. My name's Cantor Rachel Weston. It's a pleasure to be here and I'm so grateful for the opportunity to say hi and to be coming to visit the community in a few weeks time.
Recruitment Update & Appointment
- By Antony Bryant
When I took over as Chair in May 2021, I had a number of pressing priorities, including ensuring that we continued to run services, moving out of lock-down, and making arrangements for the High Holydays 5782.
Shabbat 6th May
From the co-Chair of MRJ
- By Paul Langsford,
This is my first formal opportunity to introduce you to our new CEO, Rabbi Josh Levy.
The MRJ Board is delighted to appoint Josh. We value his considerable community knowledge and experience, coupled with his strategic vision and operational and team management skills.
Please join us for a Curry Night Friday 28th April, following Rhiannon's Kabbalat Shabbat service at 6:30pm, which will also be an opportunity for members to feed into our building consultation conversation. Please book here https://www.sinaileeds.uk/calendar/chavurah-supper-4-1682706600
Yom HaShoah UK 2023
Monday 17th / Tuesday 18th April 2023
Yom HaShoah, our community’s annual day to remember the Holocaust, is once again fast approaching. As we pause to ‘Remember Together As One’ the six million Jews murdered, this year we will also pay special tribute to its heroes and martyrs as we mark the 80th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Prioritise polio vaccination in your Pesach preparations
- By UK Health Security Agency
A CALL TO OUR COMMUNITY TO GET VACCINATED NOW
Read more: Prioritise polio vaccination in your Pesach preparations
Pesach Message from the Movement for Reform Judaism
- By Rabbi Mark Goldsmith
The Pesach Hagaddah may be the most popular single book for Jews, so many homes have multiple copies
Read more: Pesach Message from the Movement for Reform Judaism
Pesach Message from the Board of Deputies
- By Marie van der Zyl OBE
At Pesach, we celebrate the freedom of the Jewish people. It is a joyous festival but it is also the time of year when we recall the suffering of our ancestors and how they fought against and triumphed over adversity.