Scottish Council of Jewish Communites
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Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
Representing, connecting, and supporting Jewish people in Scotland

Covid-19 Lockdown
Information and Support

Col Yisrael arevim zeh lazeh
Our responsibility as a Jewish Community is to take care of one another

last updated: 16/09/2020

Community Information
General Information about Coronavirus
Food and Welfare Services
Online Communal Activities

Chat & Support

Arts & Culture

Education

Judaism

Other
 
If you would like us to list any information or online activities on these pages,
please email us at scojec@scojec.org
 
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre Lockdown Project
During this time of lockdown, can you help the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre build up its knowledge base and collections? SJAC are asking if you can write something on one of three themes: "Your Jewish family’s immigration story", "Calderwood Lodge Jewish Primary School's memories", and "Lockdown experiences".
Click here for more information about the project, and details of how to participate.
 
one-off
events & activities

 

weekly
events & activities

 

on-demand
events & activities

 

 
Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
Sunday 4 October

3–5pm

Zoom
yiddishcafe@
gmail.com
Yiddish Open Mic
Yiddish Cafe in partnership with SCoJeC
Each presentation (poetry, stories, jokes, a bit of theatre, songs, sketches, etc) should not last longer than 6 minutes. The written version of the presentation (written in Yiddish letters or in transliteration, with an English translation as well, if possible) should be submitted no later than 1 October 2020.
Click here to register
Tuesday 20 October

7.30-10pm

Zoom
office@limmud.org
Limmud Tour of Britain
Explore local Jewish communities and history in the first online Limmud Tour of Britain series, as well as enjoying the usual Limmud mix of topics of national and global interest.
Click here to register
Tuesday 20 October

7.30-10pm

Zoom
office@limmud.org
Limmud Tour of Britain
Explore local Jewish communities and history in the first online Limmud Tour of Britain series, as well as enjoying the usual Limmud mix of topics of national and global interest.
Click here to register
Weekly Events and Activities
Tuesdays
5pm
Zoom
Fiona
fiona@scojec.org
Zoom Practice Session
Zoom is an online conferencing facility that is being used by many organisations to provide virtual meeting places for many of the activities listed below. SCoJeC's Projects and Outreach Manager, Fiona Frank, will be running four half hour Zoom practice sessions for people who would like help in getting to grips with the technology.
Contact Fiona for details
of how to participate
On-demand Events and Activities
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
The 'Cultural Connections' Festival of Jewish Art, summer 2014
 Dianne Gardner
Curator, Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
The 1951 Glasgow Festival of
Jewish Art
Dr Mia Spiro
University of Glasgow
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
Art, Identity, Migration
Sarah MacDougall
Head of Collections and
Ben Uri Research Unit
and
Rachel Dickson
Head of Curatorial Services,
Ben Uri Gallery and Museum
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
The Life of Hilda Goldwag
(1912–2008)
Deborah Haase
Curator, Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
"My life in art"
Edward Green
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
Scots Jews
Judah Passow
Photographer
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
Hannah Frank (1908–2008)
Fiona Frank
Presentation given to the
SCoJeC Virtual Jewish Art Club
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
75 Years of Dee Street:
The history of the
Aberdeen Jewish Community 
Nathan Abrams
Professor, Bangor University, and
author of Caledonian Jews: A Study of Seven Small Communities in Scotland
On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
From Glasgow to Galilee
and Beyond
Novelist J David Simons
in conversation with Fiona Frank

about his life and work,
with particular emphasis on his novels based around the Jewish community in Scotland

On-demand
SCoJeC website
events@scojec.org
Growing up Jewish in Shetland
Ethel Hofman
author of Mackerel at Midnight, speaks about growing up Jewish on a small Scottish island.

 

   
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