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

 

 
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: 7/3/2021

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.

Please check with the organiser for any changes of time or login details.

The Matana Club
The Matana Club sends out free boxes to over 150 Jewish children (nursery-P7) across Scotland each month. Each box contains crafts, recipes, ingredients, supplies, activities, and more relating to upcoming Jewish holidays. Click here to sign up to join the Matana Club and receive a free monthly box to help celebrate upcoming Jewish holidays.

For information contact Sydney
glasgow.youthworker@ujia.org

 
Israel Bar/Bat Mitzvah Programme
Programme for P7/S1 children across Scotland celebrating their Bar or Bat Mitzvah soon.

Click here to register

 
Teen Programming for S1 to S6
Wide range of UJIA programmes, including special (and tasty!) surprises delivered to your door!

For information contact Sydney
glasgow.youthworker@ujia.org

 
Date & Time
Venue or Medium
Contact
Event
Sunday 7 March

5pm

Zoom
events@scojec.org
Yiddish Song Open Mic
from Kleznorth
SCoJeC in partnership with
Kleznorth, and Yiddish Open Mic Cafe
Special event from the annual Kleznorth weekend featuring Yiddish songs from 'kleznorthians' and regular contributors to Yiddish Open Mic.
Click here to register
Tuesday 9 March

2pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Basic security
for your place of worship

Community Security Trust (CST)

An introduction to security for places of worship and faith communities.
Click here to register
Thursday 11 March

7pm

Zoom
events@scojec.org
Covid Across Borders
SCoJeC panel discussion on responses to
the COVID-19 pandemic from the UK to Israel.
Panellists:
Prof Jason Leitch
Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality & Strategy,
Scottish Government
Michael Livingston
Deputy Director, COVID-19 Taskforce,
Cabinet Office
Prof David Katz
Dept of Immunopathology,
University College London

Prof Eyal Leshem
Tel Aviv University School of Medicine

Click here to register
and to send questions to the panellists
Thursday 11 March

7.30pm

Zoom
edinburghjcc
@gmail.com
Tzipporah Johnston
Edinburgh-based embroiderer
and visual artist
Edinburgh Jewish Community Centre
Tzipporah will be speaking about her textile art and three of her current projects: The Museum of Monotropism, an installation about autistic experience; Neuk Collective, a Creative Scotland-funded collective of neurodivergent artists; and The Fruit of Her Hands, a participatory textile art project using fabric scraps from Jewish women’s scrub- and mask-making to create a Torah mantle and binder, in honour of the volunteers who have sewn PPE during the pandemic. Please feel free to bring your own needlework to work on!
Click here to register
Sunday 14 March

7pm

Zoom
 
Friendly Fire:
A conversation with Ami Ayalon

Glasgow Progressive Zionist Forum
Admiral Ami Ayalon will be speaking with Dr. Henry Lovat about his new book, Friendly Fire: How Israel became its own worst enemy, and his thoughts on how his background, including his roles as former director of the Israel Security Agency (the Shin Bet), and commander of the Israeli Navy, shaped his views on Israel today.
Click here to register
Wednesday 17 March

7pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Online Security + Hate crime and your community

Community Security Trust (CST)
with
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime
and
Faiths Forum For London

Online Security (how to protect yourselfand your community from online threats) combined with Hate Crime and your Community (how to deal with racial and religious hatred – especially in the digital age).
Click here to register
Sunday 21 March

7.00pm

Zoom
events@scojec.org
After the War:
From Auschwitz to Ambleside
Tom Palmer
Talk with writer Tom Palmer, and hear excerpts from his latest children’s book After the War: From Auschwitz to Ambleside, a story based on the experiences of child holocaust survivors as they adjusted to a new life in the Lake District.
Click here to register
Sunday 21 March

8pm

Zoom
ejlsoc@gmail.com
House of Glass:
The Story and Secrets of a Twentieth-Century Jewish Family
Hadley Freeman
Columnist and features writer for The Guardian
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society
When Hadley Freeman found a shoebox filled with her French grandmother's treasured belongings, it started a decade-long quest to find out their haunting significance and to dig deep into the extraordinary lives of her grandmother, Sala, and Sala’s three siblings, Henri, Jacques and Alex Glass.
Click here to register
Wednesday 24 March

2pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Past terror attacks – lessons learned

Community Security Trust (CST)

The phases of an attack and how we can learn from past incidents to foil future attacks.
Click here to register
Wednesday 31 March

7pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
SAFE by CST: Q & A Session

Community Security Trust (CST)

A panel of CST experts will answer your questions on communal security.
Click here to register
Wednesday 7 April

2pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Basic security
for your place of worship

Community Security Trust (CST)

An introduction to security for places of worship and faith communities.
Click here to register
Monday 12 April

7pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Organising security for your place of worship

Community Security Trust (CST)

Security and risk management, and how to develop a security plan.
Click here to register
Tuesday 20 April

7pm

Zoom
enquiries@
safe.cst.org.uk
Event security for your community

Community Security Trust (CST)

Appropriate security measures to ensure the safety of large numbers of people.
Click here to register
Sunday 25 April

8pm

Zoom
ejlsoc@gmail.com
A Life in Law
Lord John Dyson QC
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society
Lord Dyson will talk about his European/Jewish roots, his childhood in the Jewish community of Leeds in the 1950s and his career at the Bar and on the Bench culminating in his being appointed a Justice of the UK Supreme Court and Master of the Rolls.
Click here to register
Sunday 16 May

8pm

Zoom
ejlsoc@gmail.com
André Schwarz-Bart’s The Last of the Just: Can there be Beauty in Barbarity?
Naomi Gryn
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society
Based on the Kabbalistic tradition that in every generation 36 righteous people save the world from destruction, The Last of the Just is a magical realist interpretation of Schwarz-Bart’s wartime experiences, and an act of mourning for the senseless slaughter of Europe’s Jews, including his own parents and brothers, deported to Auschwitz when he was 13 years old.
Click here to register
Sunday 30 May

8pm

Zoom
ejlsoc@gmail.com
Maximum Meaning, Minimum Means: The Life and Work of Abram Games
Naomi Games
Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society
Abram Games (1914-96) was one of the 20th century’s most innovative and important graphic designers; producing some of Britain’s most enduring images, which are a now a fascinating record of social history. Since the death of her father in 1996, Naomi Games has organised numerous exhibitions on various aspects of his work and of his contemporaries.
Contact ejlsoc@gmail.com to register
Note that SCoJeC is not responsible for the content of events other than our own, and that listing on this noticeboard or use of our 'zoom room' does not imply any endorsement of the views presented.
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Scottish Jewish Archives Centre
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info@sjac.org.uk
 
Queen's Park Charitable Trust
Light weeding and tidying of the cemetery. Social distancing precautions will be in place
adam@aberkley.com
 

 

   
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