There are many ways to engage with Judaism. Talia Chain's chosen way is the rich and diverse tradition of Jewish farming. Learn more about her initiative Sadeh in our interview »
20th UK International Jewish Film Festival opens in 5 cities, 5 - 20 NOV.
“So you are religious then? You believe in God?” They feel heartened by this, as if the unexpected, incongruous combination of a young blonde woman as a religious leader inspires them somehow. What I rarely, if ever, get is hostility.
Enjoy five short animations produced as part of the week-long 'Animated Museum' workshop at the Jewish Museum London, where young people discovered secret stories as they explored objects in the museum’s exquisite collection.
Jewish Music Institute organises another installment of Klezfest - its world famous music school and festival.
A week or so before the Brexit referendum, I found myself at the National Museum in Warsaw, looking at Maurycy (sometimes Moses, sometimes Moritz) Gottlieb’s 1879 painting, Christ Preaching at Capernaum. After I returned to the UK (my adopted home), and in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit referendum, I found myself continuing to think about Gottlieb’s paintings.
The EU has to change, yes. It has to be more inclusive with regard to its decision taking processes, yes. But giving up in unprecedented times of struggle, after a financial crisis, during a refugee crisis and in a world with growing competition and struggles – economically and in geopolitically – seems like a decision that is blurred by too many factors.
As a global Jewish community, we love to speak about, and celebrate, our diversity. One of our big problems, however, is that we’re not always as keen on championing the individuals and groups within our community who are bringing the diversity.
JEU aims at providing a platform for a pan-European exchange on Jewish life, thought and culture that extends beyond national and linguistic barriers.
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