Scottish Council of Jewish Communites
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
 
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

News Archive 2008
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Dec 2008
Click here to see photos of SCoJeC's Chanukah parties in Dundee and Lochgilphead.
Nov 2008
Click here to read SCoJeC's contribution to the STUC St Andrew's Day Anti-Racism brochure.
Oct 2008
Dundee synagogue and St Andrews University Jewish Society joined forces for a Succot party. Click here to read about it.
Aug 2008
SCoJeC has been awarded £100,000 by the Scottish Government to develop an ambitious three-year programme of projects both within the Jewish Community and to promote good community relations in Scotland. Click here to find out more.
July 2008
A multi-faith pilgrimage to Israel has taken place as part of an initiative to increase understanding and friendship between communities in Scotland. Click here for information, including a diary of the pilgrimage, letter from the First Minister, Alex Salmond, photos, and reflections.
July 2008
The Queen presented Ephraim Borowski with an MBE at an investiture held at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Click here to read a report.
June 2008
Stewart Maxwell, Minister for Communities and Sport, launched SCoJeC's new book "Scotland's Jews: A Guide to the History and Community of the Jews in Scotland". Click here to read a report.
June 2008
SCoJeC's AGM was held at Garnethill Synagogue in Glasgow.
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to read a report.
May 2008
People from across Scotland converged on Muiravonside Country Park for the intercommunal Lag b'Omer barbecue. Click here to find out more.
May 2008
The 60th anniversary of Israeli Independence was celebrated at Yom Ha'Atzmaut events in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Click here to read a report.
May 2008
Yom HaShoah memorial events were held in both Glasgow and Edinburgh to remember those who died during the Holocaust. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2008
SCoJeC held a very successful programme in Aberdeen over Purim and the following Shabbat during which the megillah (Book of Esther) was read from a 200 year old scroll belonging to Aberdeen University. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2008
SCoJeC has complained to the Press Complaints Commission that the failure of some Scottish newspapers to effectively moderate their online comment forums has resulted in the publication of virulently antisemitic material.
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to read a report.
Feb 2008
Dianna Wolfson, who recently stepped down from the post of Convener to the Scottish Inter Faith Council, discussed her life and experiences with Anna Magnusson, BBC Scotland head of Religious Broadcasting.
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to read a report.
Jan 2008
Ernest Levy, a survivor of Auschwitz who now lives in Glasgow, spoke movingly about his experiences to Mike Wade for an article published in the Times just before Holocaust Memorial Day. Click here to read the article.
Jan 2008
SCoJeC is delighted that, following its briefing to the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment, the Scottish Government has responded to a parliamentary question by reaffirming its support for shechitah. SCoJeC also welcomes an apology from a petitioner to the Scottish Parliamentwhich was made after we expressed concern that the wording of his petition, which opposes shechitah, was offensive. Click here to read the Jewish Telegraph report.
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