Scottish Council of Jewish Communites
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
 
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities

Forthcoming SCoJeC Events

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When & Where
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Event

 

Mon 19 Jun
6.30pm

Dunfermline
James Allan Centre

 

Tue 20 Jun
6.30pm

Falkirk
Bainsford Community Hall

 

Thu 22 Jun
6.30pm

Ayr
MacLaurin Gallery

 

Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
SCoJeC history talks
Bicentenary History Talks: Exploring Scotland’s smaller Jewish Communities
To mark the Bicentenary of Jewish Communities in Scotland, SCoJeC is holding seven talks across Scotland, discussing the history of the Jewish Community.
Join Michael Tobias, genealogist and researcher, at the first three talks, where he will share details about the history of the Scottish community.
The events include a kosher buffet as well as an opportunity to get to know one another, and a chance to ask questions.
These events are part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2017.
Free – all welcome.
Click here for information about the event in Dunfermline, here for the event in Falkirk, and here for the event in Ayr.

Sun 20 Aug
time tbc

Haddington
Whittingehame Estate

Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
Together let’s celebrate the centenary of the Balfour declaration.
East Lothian Park Ranger Richard English will lead a walk in the Whittingehame area. Here we will get a sight of the Whittingehame Estate, the childhood home of Lord Arthur James Balfour, and a school for Jewish refugee children during the Second World War.
Transport will be available from central Edinburgh.

 

Mon 4 Sep
kosher buffet
7.30pm
&
concert
8pm

Glasgow
The Record Factory

 

Tue 5 Sep
kosher buffet
6.30pm
&
concert
7.30pm

Lamlash, Arran
House concert – contact us for venue details

 

Wed 6 Sep
kosher buffet
7pm
&
concert
8pm

Edinburgh
Jewish Community Centre

 

Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
Crossing the Border: a Jewish musical journey in Scotland
Award winning Klezmer musician and Yiddish singer, Michael Alpert, is touring Scotland with the amazing Edinburgh fiddle player Gica Loening to bring the sounds and feelings of Der Heim to communities across Scotland.
The event is part of the European Days of Jewish Culture.
Sun 10 Sep
10am
Aberdeen
Synagogue
Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
Bicentenary History Talks: Exploring Scotland’s smaller Jewish Communities
To mark the Bicentenary of Jewish Communities in Scotland, we will be holding seven talks across Scotland, discussing the history of the Jewish Community in each location.
Nathan Abrams, now teaching history and film at the University of Bangor and author of “Caledonian Jews: a study of seven small communities in Scotland” (McFarland 2009), will be giving an illustrated talk exploring the history of Jews who spread out to Scotland's farthest reaches, from its origins to the present day.
The event is part of the European Days of Jewish Culture.
Following the talk, the Synagogue will be open to visitors as part of Doors Open Day, and refreshments will be available.
Voluntary donations of £10 per adult are requested towards the synagogue restoration fund.
Sun 10 Sep
early evening
time tbc

Dundee
Synagogue

 

Mon 11 Sep
early evening
time tbc

Inverness
venue tbc

 

Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
Bicentenary History Talks: Exploring Scotland’s smaller Jewish Communities
To mark the Bicentenary of Jewish Communities in Scotland, we will be holding seven talks across Scotland, discussing the history of the Jewish Community in each location.
Nathan Abrams, now teaching history and film at the University of Bangor and author of “Caledonian Jews: a study of seven small communities in Scotland” (McFarland 2009), will be giving an illustrated talk exploring the history of Jews who spread out to Scotland's farthest reaches, from its origins to the present day.
The event is part of the European Days of Jewish Culture.
Free – all welcome.
Sun 19 Nov
afternoon
time tbc

Greenock
Beacon Arts Centre

Joanne
events@scojec.org
07724 549 817
Bicentenary History Talks: Exploring Scotland’s smaller Jewish Communities
To mark the Bicentenary of Jewish Communities in Scotland, SCoJeC is holding seven talks across Scotland, discussing the history of the Jewish Community.
The final talk in our series marking the Bicentenary of Jewish Communities in Scotland, will discuss how the work of the Scottish Jewish Archives is charting the history of Scotland’s Jewish communities. Our speakers, Fiona and Howard Brodie, from the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre, will also share a few special stories.
Along with speakers from the Archives, event attendees will also get the chance to meet Greenock-born Viki McDonnell who has made a special study of the history of the Jewish community of her home town. 
This event is part of Scottish Interfaith Week.
Free – all welcome.
   
   

 

   
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