SCoJeC is working with the Scottish Government to discuss the issues raised by participants in our Being Jewish in Scotland project, with the NHS, local authorities, education authorities, employers, faith groups, and others. These include the availability of kosher food in hospitals and schools, education to improve understanding of Judaism, and more effective policies in schools, universities, and workplaces for dealing with name calling and
We will continue to run events throughout Scotland, and are very keen to involve 'local ambassadors'. We are working with the Limmud Scotland committee to ensure that people from across Scotland are able to attend the sixth Scottish Limmud festival of Jewish learning on 25th November 2012 in Glasgow, by helping to cover the cost of advance train tickets for the event. We are exploring setting up regional and thematic e-mail groups to facilitate communications between the various Jewish communities and people living outwith any settled community, and we're helping to facilitate regular discussion groups about Jewish issues. In Glasgow, we have helped to build links between Garnethill Synagogue and students at the city centre universities, enabling the students to benefit from the synagogue's facilities.