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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: 02/06/2020

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

 
Click on the relevant link for activities provided by each branch of Judaism

Orthodox

Reform

Liberal

Other Organisations

 
Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
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.
Click here for details
of how to participate
 
Orthodox Judaism
one-off
events & activities

 

weekly
events & activities

 

on-demand
events & activities

 

Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
       
Weekly Events and Activities
Daily
8.15pm
Zoom
0141 639 4000
office@
nmhc.org.uk
Mishnah Shiur with Rabbi Lifschitz
(Newton Mearns Synagogue)
For everyone, but especially all mourners and those with jahrzeits who need to recite kaddish.
Click here to participate with video, or
here to find a local phone number to participate by phone.
Meeting ID: 503 171 5622
First Monday of every month

1pm

Zoom
0141 639 4000
office@
nmhc.org.uk
Lunch and Learn
with Rabbi Lifschitz

(Newton Mearns Synagogue)
Click here to participate with video, or
here to find a local phone number to participate by phone.
Meeting ID: 503 171 5622
Mondays
7.30pm
Zoom
0141 639 4000
office@
nmhc.org.uk
Talmud Shiur with Rabbi Lifschitz
(Newton Mearns Synagogue)
Click here to participate with video, or
here to find a local phone number to participate by phone.
Meeting ID: 503 171 5622
Tuesdays

5.15pm

Zoom
secretary@
ehcong.com
Shiur with Rabbi Rose
(Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation)

Contact secretary@ehcong.com
for details of how to participate

Wednesdays
2.30am
Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk
Tea and Torah with Rabbi Rubin
(Giffnock Synagogue)
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
Thursdays
3pm
Zoom
0141 639 4000
office@
nmhc.org.uk
Children's Parshah Story
(Newton Mearns Synagogue)
Click here to participate with video, or
here to find a local phone number to participate by phone.
Meeting ID: 503 171 5622
Thursdays

5pm

Zoom
secretary@
ehcong.com
Parsha Class
(Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation)

Contact secretary@ehcong.com
for details of how to participate

Friday

10.15am

Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk
Family + Kids Kabbalat Shabbat
(Giffnock Synagogue)
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
Fridays

7.15pm

Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk
Family + Kids Kabbalat Shabbat
(Giffnock and Newton
Mearns Synagogues)
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
Fridays

7.15pm

Zoom
secretary@
ehcong.com
Kabbalat Shabbat
(Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation)

Contact secretary@ehcong.com
for details of how to participate

On-demand Events and Activities
On-demand
Facebook video
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk
Daily inspiration with Rabbi Rubin
On-demand
Seed Website
020 8958 0820
info@seed.uk.net
Seed Online
Seed provides adult and family Jewish education across the UK through formal study and informal experiences. They aim to strengthen the family through positive Jewish encounters and by sharing the richness of Jewish life, learning and values.
Live and recorded material includes:
Education: Topical classes, Jewish law, weekly Parsha;
Inspiration: uplifting ideas, short thoughts, songs, stories;
Foodies: Recipes, challah bakes, cooking demos

Kids Zone: Craft ideas, stories, songs, Partytime Shabbat.

 
Reform Judaism
one-off
events & activities

 

weekly
events & activities

 

on-demand
events & activities

 

Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
       
Weekly Events and Activities
Shabbat mornings
Zoom
shul@grs.org.uk
Glasgow Reform Synagogue
Shabbat morning services
Contact shul@grs.org.uk
for details of how to participate
various days and times
Zoom
 
Streamed Synagogue services
A number of synagogues are continuing to run services online.
Click here for details
various days and times
Zoom
 
RJ:TV
Programme of online activities from daily prayer services and adult learning sessions to fun for all ages and casual catch-ups. 
weekly
e-mail
 
Eits Chinuch
Weekly e-newsletter of educational resources for those with children.
On-demand Events and Activities
On-demand
Leo Baeck College website
020 8349 5600
info@lbc.ac.uk

Weekly Dvar Torah
On-demand
My Jewish Learning website
community@
myjewishlearning.com
Dvar Torah
Weekly Torah Portion
 
Liberal Judaism
one-off
events & activities

 

weekly
events & activities

 

on-demand
events & activities

 

Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
       
Weekly Events and Activities
Mondays

12pm

Zoom
0131 777 8024
contact@eljc.org
Maimonides Mondays
Study of The Guide to the Perplexed led by Rabbi Mark Solomon.
Click here to register
Thursdays

12pm

Zoom
0131 777 8024
contact@eljc.org
Talmud Thursdays
Study of Gender Variance in the Talmud tractate Yevamot led by Rabbi Mark Solomon.
Click here to register
Fridays

7pm

Zoom
0131 777 8024
contact@eljc.org
Kabbalat Shabbat
Contact contact@eljc.org
for details of how to participate
Saturdays

11am

Zoom
0131 777 8024
contact@eljc.org
Shabbat Morning Service
Contact contact@eljc.org
for details of how to participate
On-demand Events and Activities
On-demand
Liberal Judaism website
020 7580 1663
montagu@
liberaljudaism.org

Liberal Judaism at Home
A wide range of resources, including educational activities for children of all ages.
 
Other Organisations
one-off
events & activities

 

weekly
events & activities

 

on-demand
events & activities

 

Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
 
 
 
 
Weekly Events and Activities
 
 
 
 
On-demand Events and Activities
       

 

   
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