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

 
Being Jewish in Scotland 2020
SCoJeC is conducting a follow-up to our inquiries into Being Jewish in Scotland (2012) and What's Changed about Being Jewish in Scotland (2015). Please help by telling us your experiences and views about what it's like to be a Jewish person in Scotland today.
Click here to complete the survey!
What's On

Please send information of interest to members of the Jewish Communities of Scotland,
such as forthcoming events, or job opportunities to scojec@scojec.org.

 
Events

Please check with the organiser for any changes of time or venue before setting out!

Date & Time
Venue
Contact
Event
Thu 27 Feb
3pm
Glasgow
Giffnock Synagogue

Council of Christians and Jews: "Connected Communities – a 20:20 vision for Christian-Jewish relations" with Deputy Director of CCJUK, Dr. Nathan Eddy
Sun 1 Mar
2pm
Glasgow
Eastwood Park Theatre
deirdreb@btconnect.com
 07799 717 974
Afternoon with Wild Rose writer Nicole Taylor
Sun 1 Mar
6pm
Edinburgh
Community Centre, Edinburgh Synagogue
Betsy
brdorfman@yahoo.com
My Father – the Actor Cyril Shaps followed by "Bar Mitzvah Boy" with Cyril Shaps as the Rabbi
£12.50/£8
Sat 7 Mar
7.30-10.30pm
Stirling
Rowing Club
David
GiselleofArgyll@gmail.com 01786 842 522
'Klezmer Keilidh': Learn the Klezmer dances of Eastern Europe with its origins in Romanian, Greek, Ukrainian, Polish, Hungarian, Romani, and Turkish music
Sun 8 Mar
12-5pm
St Andrews
University Chaplaincy
events@scojec.org
0141 638 6411
SCoJeC Council Meeting followed by Purim party including fancy dress competition, Purim food and games!
Lunch 12pm; Meeting 12.45-2.45pm; party 3-5pm
Sun 8 Mar
12.30pm
Glasgow
Eastwood House
info@sjac.org.uk
vymann@gmail.com
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre: “A Tale of 2 Cantors: Meyer Fomin and Isaac Hirshow" – Phil Alexander
£17.50/£15
Sun 8 Mar
8pm
Edinburgh
Marian Oppenheim Hall, Edinburgh Synagogue
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society:

Ian Black, "The Worst-kept Secret in the Middle East"

Thu 12 Mar
7.30pm
St Andrews
Hotel du Vin

Fiona Frank
fiona@scojec.org
SCoJeC: "Waiting for the Nightingale": Klezmer & Yiddish Song Spring Concert with internationally acclaimed performers Michael Alpert, Sasha Lurje and Craig Judelman
Sat 14 Mar
8pm
Edinburgh
Jewish Community Centre
Fiona Frank
fiona@scojec.org
SCoJeC: "Waiting for the Nightingale": Klezmer & Yiddish Song Spring Concert with internationally acclaimed performers Michael Alpert, Sasha Lurje and Craig Judelman
Reduced price to book for both concert and Yiddish Song workshop in Edinburgh
Sun 15 Mar
1-3pm
Edinburgh
Jewish Community Centre
Fiona Frank
fiona@scojec.org
SCoJeC: Yiddish song workshop with Sasha Lurje
Reduced price to book for both concert and Yiddish Song workshop in Edinburgh
Sun 15 Mar
8pm
Glasgow
Tchai Ovna Tea House
Fiona Frank
fiona@scojec.org
SCoJeC: "Waiting for the Nightingale": Klezmer & Yiddish Song Spring Concert with internationally acclaimed performers Michael Alpert, Sasha Lurje and Craig Judelman
Tue 17 Mar
7.30pm
Arran
venue will be advised after booking
arran@scojec.org 
Arran Jewish Cultural Association: "Waiting for the Nightingale": Klezmer & Yiddish Song Spring Concert with internationally acclaimed performers Michael Alpert, Sasha Lurje and Craig Judelman
Sun 22 Mar
7.45pm
Glasgow
Garnethill Synagogue
info@garnethill.org.uk
Martin
0141 638 6695
Roy
07974 813 105
Magic of the Musicals in Concert – music and songs from some of the greatest shows ever written!
£35
Sun 22 Mar
8pm
Edinburgh
Marian Oppenheim Hall, Edinburgh Synagogue
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society:

Gillian Raab, "Jews Marrying in Edinburgh: 1855 to 1911"

Thu 26 Mar
time tbc
Glasgow
Hampden Park
info@jnfkklscotland.co.uk
0141 577 8232
Scotland v Israel European Cup
Giffnock Banqueting Suite Supper
(coaches provided to Hampden Park)
Sun 29 Mar
2.45pm
Glasgow
Centre for Contemporary Arts
0141 352 4900
Glasgow Jewish Film Club: "My Polish Honeymoon"
£8
Sun 29 Mar
7.30pm
Edinburgh
Synagogue
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Evening of Opera Classics
£15–£43.35
Sun 26 Apr
8pm
Edinburgh
Marian Oppenheim Hall, Edinburgh Synagogue
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society:

Lord Dyson, "A Life in the Law’"

Sun 29 Apr
2.45pm
Glasgow
Centre for Contemporary Arts
0141 352 4900
Glasgow Jewish Film Club: "The Other Story"
£8
Sun 10 May
8pm
Edinburgh
Marian Oppenheim Hall, Edinburgh Synagogue
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society:

Melissa Raphael, "What’s Jewish About Jewish Art"

Sun 8 Jun
time tbc
Edinburgh
Jewish Community Centre
scojec@scojec.org
0141 638 6411

SCoJeC AGM

 

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Volunteering and Job Opportunities
Organisation
Volunteer or Job Opportunity
Contact
Apply by
Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre
Heritage Centre Manager (closing date for applications: 5 February 2020)
info@sjac.org.uk
 
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
Wide range of volunteer opportunities
info@sjac.org.uk
 

 

   
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