Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and Lady Elaine Sacks Host US Trustee Reception
On Sunday 14th July, Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and Lady Elaine Sacks hosted a reception in their home for all past and present Trustees of the United Synagogue since Lord Sacks has been in office.
Rabbi Brawer on BBC Radio 4, 24th July
Former Borehamwood & Elstree US Synagogue Rabbi, Naftali Brawer, will be presenting a programme on BBC Radio 4 about the Talmud and its importance to Jewish life at 11am on 24th July. This has been a two part documentary with the first edition shown on 17th July. You can catch this on BBC iPlayer by clicking here.
Tribe Give Teens a Leaving-School Present
Sunday is usually a day-off from work, but not if you work for Tribe. Their dedicated staff along with 14 helpers, delivered a thousand School Leaver Packs to Tribe members in Year 13. Rabbis, Youth Rabbis and Youth Directors were also involved with the delivery.
New Financial Representatives Working Group Created
A new working party of United Synagogue Financial Representatives (FRs) has recently been created, instigated by recently appointment Richard Taylor, Operations and Finance Director at The US. The first meeting took place on Sunday 14th July and was attended by 11 FRs representing a cross section of the communities. The aim of the group is tackle financial issues faced by all US communities and to work collaboratively to find workable solutions and processes.
Tribe Children's Services Leaders' Workshop
On Monday 8th July, Tribe held its annual Workshop for volunteers leading children’s services. Participants were able to take part in two informative sessions, run by Jewish educators and Tribe workers.