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Views & News for small communities & anyone interested in Jewish topics and Jewish life

Views & News for small communities & anyone interested in Jewish topics and Jewish life
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Views & News for small communities & anyone interested in Jewish topics and Jewish life

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English


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Making Matzos and Fast satisfying food for Pesach

4/17/2019
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Jack Maurer tells us how make matzos at home. Simone Pinkus cooks both for her family and customers. How does she plan Pesach, fill hungry mouths in a hurry, and make a packed lunch to take to work or school? Recipe on our website JSCN.ORG.UK

Duration:00:15:27

Unearthing British Jews in WW1

3/2/2019
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Between 45-55 thousand Jews took part in the First World War. Their stories have remained untold and are in danger of being lost forever. But now a heritage project, British Jews in the First World War, is getting people to come forward and making a record of those stories so their legacy will never be lost. JSCN is partnering with BJFWW and Ed Horwich invited the Project Team into the studio to talk us about some of the amazing stories they have uncovered and how you can get...

Duration:00:22:29

How to become an Accidental Talmudist

2/25/2019
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Ed Horwich and Sal Litvak shared a similar experience which led to them individually becoming more involved with their communities. Sal tells the emotional story of how his grandmother was responsible for him ultimately becoming the Accidental Talmudist. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:20:00

Changing the Peace process from failure to success

2/25/2019
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Asaf Siniver is a Reader in International Security at Birmingham University and biographer of Aba Eban. He unravels the failures of the Peace process in the Middle East, and looks at the requirements for a peace in the future. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:15:17

And a kosher butcher nestling in the Sheffield hills

2/25/2019
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Sheffield has been home to many Jewish industrialists. As the community grows smaller, what can it offer now, as young families consider the move north out of London? Mark Rayner tells Ed Horwich what Sheffield has to offer its Jews. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:10:32

The Jewish Manifesto for...

2/25/2019
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How do you get your local council to understand your Jewish needs? Many local Councillors have never met a Jew, let alone understand the needs and desires of their Jewish community. A document 'A Jewish Manifesto for Local Government' seeks to address this issue. And help both individuals and Councillors communicate effectively. Produced by the Board of Deputies, staffer Phillip Roseberg outlines how this publication is going to help, and how it can be useful to you. WEBSITE:...

Duration:00:17:44

The First Female Rabbi

2/25/2019
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Film director Keith Farrell tells Ed Horwich about his latest project, the dramatisation of a young woman's struggle against the odds to become the first Woman Rabbi, in pre-war Germany. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:13:35

Finding your brand of Jewish genes

2/25/2019
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Jnetics is a non-profit organisation dedicated to helping identify and manage Genetic Disorders prevalent in the Jewish community. These include tests for the BRCA gene (associated with certain cancers), and Tay Sachs gene (which leads to damage nervous system). Aviva Lewis explains the service to Ed Horwich. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:23:51

From Poland to Paradise Lane

2/25/2019
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Hilary Thomas describes some of the eventful times and characters, including novel butchers shops and fisticuffs at dawn, in the short life of the Blackburn Jewish community. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:15:17

Survivors Art in Latent Memories

2/25/2019
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Struggling to express your wishes and fears sometimes gets worse as you get older. Chava Erlanger tells Ed Horwich how she works with holocaust survivors and refugees to help them find expression through art. See some examples on Facebook... https://www.facebook.com/chavaerlanger/ WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:14:00

By the Jewish Seaside - St Annes

2/25/2019
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What's it like to live in a Jewish community by the seaside? Ed Horwich talks to Robert Pinkus and finds out Jews like to be beside the seaside beside the sea in sunny St Annes, Lancashire. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:11:27

Workshop Special: GDPR for communities and organisations

2/25/2019
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How you store and use your member's data (email and other details) is important. This special edition helps small organisations understand how to protect their member's privacy and comply with new UK and European law. Ed Horwich talks to Jon Benjamin (a former CEO of the Board of Deputies, and a consultant on compliance) exploring and overview and outlining some sample situations. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:38:12

Saunas & Nazis in Jewish Finland

2/25/2019
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Jake Berger has spent a year working with young Jews in Finland, and finding out what Jewish Finnish culture is like. En route he is surprised by a story of Jews and nazis fighting side by side in WW2. He tells all to Ed Horwich. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:17:38

York: from Towers to Torah

2/25/2019
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The Jewish community in York can be traced to before the Massacre at Clifford's Tower in 1190. In its latest incarnation a resurgent Liberal community is attracting more Jews to live in the city. Ed Horwich finds out more about this growing community from Ben Rich. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:19:48

USA How small is small?

2/25/2019
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Despite copies population studies, the American statistics never counted Jewish communities under 5000 people... go figure ! Sam Richardson lived in one such community and wondered what the future offered for his family. So he went on an academic journey to fill in that gap. Sam reveals his personal journey to Ed Horwich

Duration:00:10:07

Hidden Jews of Poland

2/25/2019
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Poland has seen a resurgence of Jewish life. Its population was devastated in the Holocaust and then hid itself away under the Communists. Ed Horwich finds out from Rabbi Schudrich, the Chief Rabbi of Poland, some amazing stories of how Polish Jews are now emerging.

Duration:00:14:56

A Minyan morning noon and night : Newcastle UHC

2/25/2019
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Ed Horwich continues his visit to Newcastle upon Tyne by spending Shabbat with the orthodox community, Newcastle United Hebrew Congregation. Newcastle was once at the heart of a busy Jewish community that extended through the North East. Not just in the city but in Middlesborough, Sunderland and several other towns. Now they have gone and Newcastle has combined its three orthodox shuls into one. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT:...

Duration:00:10:35

Lyn Julius: Uprooted - 3000 years of Jewish Civilisation that ended overnight

2/25/2019
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850,000 Jews were expelled almost overnight from the Arab lands of the Middle East and North Africa after living there for 3000 years. It is something that has seemingly been overlooked in Jewish history until Lyn Julius and her organisation 'Harif' highlighted it. Ed Horwich discusses with Lyn Julius the reasons why it occurred, why it has almost been ignored until now, and whether it can now play a role in advancing a peace solution in the Middle East. WEBSITE:...

Duration:00:23:51

In the kitchen with Linda & Brenda: Newcastle Reform

2/25/2019
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Ed Horwich travelled to Newcastle upon Tyne to meet Linda and Brenda and find out about the Newcastle Reform community. They chatted over preparations for a communal Friday night Shabbat meal. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:16:37

'When Do We Eat' interview with film director Sal Litvak

2/25/2019
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I talk with Sal Litvak about the making of his hilarious comedy which focuses on a dysfunctional family Passover Seder. Sal co-wrote the film with his wife Nina, and it features a stellar cast of leading actors. Sal and Nina have gone on to create "The Accidental Talmudist" a Facebook channel that reaches over a million people to bring them Jewish learning. WEBSITE: http://jscn.org.uk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jscnuk/ CONTACT: http://jscn.org.uk/contact

Duration:00:12:45