US Women Lead the Way
Over 50 women attended the first US Women's Conference, held at Central United Synagogue on February 12th, to improve their leadership skills and knowledge, and to discuss the role of women and lay-leadership in the US and the wider Jewish Community.
US Recruit Abroad for the Best Talent
The United Synagogue is once again at the forefront of Rabbinic recruitment in America and in Israel for new Rabbis for the United Synagogue.
Tribe Members Participate in the United Synagogue's Learn2Lead Programme in Prague
Tribe members from Radlett and Stanmore United Synagogues in year 11 participated in a weekend long trip to Prague as part of the Learn2Lead curriculum. They visited many sites of Jewish interest including the Alt-neu Synagogue and had a walking tour of the Jewish Ghetto.
United Synagogue Holds Memorial Service for those Affected by Still Births and Neo-Natal Deaths
On January 29th over 100 people attended a moving service at Bushey Cemetery for those who had experienced a still birth or a neo-natal death. President of the United Synagogue, Stephen Pack, introduced the service and reiterated his regret at the way families had been treated prior to 1975. Head of US Burial, Melvyn Hartog, explained to the families present the differences between the Burial department of old to today's modern time.
Enfield Votes to Become a Member of the United Synagogue
The United Synagogue is delighted to announce that on Monday evening, the Enfield and Winchmore Hill affiliated United Synagogue voted overwhelmingly to become a full member of the United Synagogue, subject to a vote by the US council in March.