Scottish Council of Jewish Communites
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What's Changed About Being Jewish in Scotland What's Changed About Being Jewish in Scotland
 
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Aug 2016
The Jewish Community in Scotland and the Church of Scotland have agreed to establish a wide-ranging theological dialogue between members of the two faith communities. Click here to read a report.
Jul 2016
The full findings of SCoJeC’s study of What’s Changed about Being Jewish in Scotland, which we carried out in 2015, have now been published. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
SCoJeC has produced an online guide to our new educational resource, 'JOES Boxes: Jewish Objects for Education in Scotland. Click here to access the guide.
Jun 2016
SCoJeC, as one of the founder members of Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees, has joined with the main Scottish faiths to issue a joint statement to mark International Refugee Day. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
We are delighted to announce that SCoJeC’s funding from the Scottish Government has again been increased. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
SCoJeC's outreach programme returned to Giffnock with education, music, and dance. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
SCoJeC's "JOES Boxes" project, which provides a box of Jewish artefacts for every Scottish local authority to bring education about Judaism to life in its schools, has been recognised by a motion in the Scottish Parliament. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
Hate crime statistics from the Scottish Government show antisemitism decreasing but still disproportionate, and a large rise in anti-Muslim hate crime. Click here to read a report.
Jun 2016
SCoJeC's AGM reviewed all the achievements of the past year, expressed concern about funding for the future, and welcomed the appointment of the Jewish Leadership Council's new Scotland Director. Click here to read a report.
May 2016
More than fifty people from all backgrounds took part in SCoJeC’s latest opportunity to create and learn at SCoJeC's LaG b'Omer event in Stirling. Click here to read a report.
May 2016
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski was part of a delegation of communal organisations that met Angus Robertson MP, the Leader of the SNP group in the UK Parliament, in the House of Commons. Click here to read a report.
Apr 2016
Pesach was the theme for SCoJeC's visit to Fort William, which included educational sessions for adults and children, and an evening of Seder songs. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2016
Linlithgow Burgh Halls was the beautiful venue for an interfaith group of volunteers ready to offer their talent, time, and imagination in order to help SCoJeC with our JOES Boxes project. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2016
SCoJeC has presented the leaders of all the main Scottish political parties with the 'Manifesto' we have published jointly with the Glasgow Jewish Representative Council and the Board of Deputies, to inform candidates in the Scottish elections on 5 May about the interests and concerns of the Jewish community of Scotland. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2016
SCoJeC Director Ephraim Borowski participated in a panel on the topic "Racism – are we winning" at the biennial conference on Hate Crime hosted by the Lord Advocate and the Chief Constable. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2016
As part of SCoJeC’s continuing programme of engagement with Scottish political leaders, we were delighted to arrange for the Leader of Scottish Labour, Kezia Dugdale MSP, to visit Giffnock synagogue and meet a cross-section of communal leaders. Click here to read a report.
Mar 2016
SCoJeC was pleased to arrange a meeting between Katharina von Schnurbein, European Commission Co-ordinator on Combatting Antisemitism, and a representative group from the Scottish Jewish Community. Click here to read a report.
Feb 2016
Almost 100 people enjoyed a lively programme of klezmer music, preceded by an educational talk and buffet, in Parliament Hall at St Andrews University. Click here to read a report.
Jan 2016
The First Minister met Jewish students to hear their concerns about life on on Scottish campuses. Click here to read a report.
Jan 2016
SCoJeC celebrated Tu b'Shevat by planting trees in the West Highlands. Click here to read a report.
Jan 2016
There was standing room only at the launch of SCoJeC's new "positive, educational, and memorable" educational resource, "JOES Boxes", which will be available through local Education Authorities. Click here to read a report.
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