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Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC)
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC)
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCoJeC)

 

News 2023–2024

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2005‑6,  2007,  2008,  2009,  2010,  2011,  2012,  2013,  2014,  2015,  2016,  2017,
2018
,  2019,  2020,  2021,  2022

 
May 2024
The new First Minister gave us an assurance at our first meeting that "I am committed to tackling antisemitism, and working to do so". Click here to read a report.
Mar 2024
There was an enthusiastic response to SCoJeC's Great Hamantaschen Challenge, and bakers from across Scotland sent us photos of their creations! Click here to read a report.
Jan 2024
SCoJeC teamed up with the Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre for a Bake to Remember workshop and tour of the purpose-built Holocaust Studies Centre to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Click here to read a report.
Jan 2024
SCoJeC arranged a meeting for the First Minister to hear first-hand from Jewish students about their experiences on campus since 7 October. Click here to read a report.
Dec 2023
SCoJeC presented First Minister Humza Yousf with a box of sufganiyot (Chanukah doughnuts) to mark the start of Chanukah and discussed how his government can tackle antisemitism and promote good community relations. Click here to read a report.
Nov 2023
First Minister Humza Yousaf invited SCoJeC to discuss community tensions and the increase antisemitic incidents since the terrorist attack on Israel on 7th October. Click here to read a report.
Oct 2023
Following the barbaric attack on Israeli civilians by Hamas, the Chair of SCoJeC and President of the Glasgow Jewish Representative Council have written to tell Jewish people in Scotland about support for members of the community, including those who are remote or vulnerable. Click here to read the letter.
Oct 2023
As tragic events continue to unfold in Israel following the barbaric attack by Hamas on innocent civilians, the community in Scotland came together in a Service of Solidarity. Click here to read a report.
Oct 2023
SCoJeC and the Glasgow Rep Council have issued a statement condemning the Hamas attack on innocent civilians in Israel, and calling for a speedy resolution to the conflict and an end to terrorism and extremism. Click here to read the statement.
Sep 2023
Click here to read the Rosh HaShanah message from the First Minister, Humza Yousaf MSP.
Aug 2023
SCoJeC supported the Arran Jewish Cultural Association to put on a recital of Holocaust era music by pianist Deborah Nemko. Click here to read a report.
Aug 2023
SCoJeC is pleased to announce the appointment of Demi Franks as our new Community Engagement and Events Manager. Click here to read a report.
Jul 2023
SCoJeC and the Glasgow Jewish Rep Council voted unanimously at back-to-back AGMs to work to form a single organisation to represent the Jewish Community of Scotland. Click here to read a report.
Jul 2023
The Scottish Jewish Community was honoured to participate in the National Service of Thanksgiving and Dedication for King Charles III, and to attend the First Minister's Edinburgh Castle reception for faith communities. Click here to read a report.
May 2023
SCoJeC welcomes the publication of a Jewish-Christian Glossary as a fresh start to relations with Church of Scotland. Click here to read a report.
May 2023
SCoJeC and the Glasgow Jewish Rep Council were delighted to welcome the new First Minister Humza Yousaf MSP to Giffnock to meet with communal leaders. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2023
SCoJeC Chair Nicola Livingston has congratulated Humza Yousaf MSP on his election as First Minister. Click here to read her letter.
Mar 2023
"Mazal Tov and Ramadan Mubarak!" SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski was asked by the JT to comment on the election of Humza Yousaf MSP as First Minister. Click here to read his reflections.
Feb 2023
SCoJeC welcomed the new SNP Westminster Leader and Deputy Leader to our office followed by a tour of Giffnock Newton Mearns Synagogue. Click here to read a report.
 

News Archive:

2005‑6,  2007,  2008,  2009,  2010,  2011,  2012,  2013,  2014,  2015,  2016,  2017,
2018
,  2019,  2020,  2021,  2022

 

   
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