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Scottish Council of Jewish Communities
Representing, connecting, and supporting Jewish people in Scotland

Covid-19 Lockdown
Information and Support

Col Yisrael arevim zeh lazeh
Our responsibility as a Jewish Community is to take care of one another

last updated: 21/05/2020

Community Information
General Information about Coronavirus
Food and Welfare Services
Online Communal Activities

Chat & Support

Arts & Culture

Education

Judaism

Other
 
If you would like us to list any information or online activities on these pages,
please email us at scojec@scojec.org
 
Scottish Jewish Archives Centre Lockdown Project
During this time of lockdown, can you help the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre build up its knowledge base and collections? SJAC are asking if you can write something on one of three themes: "Your Jewish family’s immigration story", "Calderwood Lodge Jewish Primary School's memories", and "Lockdown experiences".
Click here for more information about the project, and details of how to participate.
 
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Date & Time
Medium
Contact
Event
21-30 May
Vimeo
0208 731 1700
odelia@seret-
international.org
Seret Israeli Film Festival
An eclectic mix of features and documentaries mirroring the diversity of modern Israel, and including award-winning debuts from first-time feature film makers, and big movies from some of Israel’s most internationally respected masters.
Click here for details
Wednesday 27 May

7.45pm

Zoom
edinburghjcc@
gmail.com
The Edinburgh Connection:
The Politician and Journalist
Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Hugo Rifkind in conversation with David Ian Neville
What was it like having the Foreign Secretary as your father, and a leading Times journalist as your son?
Edinburgh-born Malcolm Rifkind served in both Margaret Thatcher's and John Major's Cabinets as Secretary of State for Scotland, Secretary of State for Defence, and Foreign Secretary. His son, Hugo Rifkind, is a leader writer for The Times.
Contact edinburghjcc@gmail.com to register
Sunday 7 June

3-5pm

Zoom
yiddishcafe@
gmail.com
Yiddish Open Mic
Yiddish Open Mic (London)
in partnership with SCoJeC
Please send contributions – poetry, stories, jokes, quizzes, theatre, songs, sketches etc – to yiddishcafe@gmail.com 
Registration details will be available shortly
Weekly Events and Activities
Mondays

11am-12pm

Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk
Online Fitness and Pilates Class
(Beginners)
Please note that this class, provided by Giffnock Synagogue, requires advance requires acceptance of terms & conditions. Please complete the form here.
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
Tuesdays
5pm
Zoom
Fiona
fiona@scojec.org
Zoom Practice Session
Zoom is an online conferencing facility that is being used by many organisations to provide virtual meeting places for many of the activities listed below. SCoJeC's Projects and Outreach Manager, Fiona Frank, will be running four half hour Zoom practice sessions for people who would like help in getting to grips with the technology.
Click here for details
of how to participate
Wednesdays

11am-12pm

Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk

Sing along with Clive: Oy Vay Radio
This week's theme is "Going Hollywood" so please request a favourite musical clip from the movies! Song requests for a specific genre or artist can also be sent to oyvayradio@gmail.com
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
Thursdays

11am-12pm

Zoom
Orli
0141 577 8250
admin@
giffnockshul.co.uk

Online Fitness Class
(Intermediate)
Please note that this class, provided by Giffnock Synagogue, requires advance requires acceptance of terms & conditions. Please complete the form here.
Contact Orli
for details of how to participate
On-demand Events and Activities
On-demand
Vimeo
0208 731 1700
odelia@seret-
international.org
Seret International
Israeli Cinema
You can't come to us so we're coming to you for free!
Every Thursday at 8pm Seret International publishes a link for film that will be available, free, for a week.
Click here to watch films
On-demand
Vimeo
0141 577 8200
office@glasgow
jewishrepcouncil.org
Yom HaShoah
Glasgow Commemorative
Compilation Video for 202
0
As we are unable to gather in person this year, a video has been created so that we can still remember the victims of Holocaust through clips from previous year's Yom HaShoah commemorative events.
Click here to watch the video
On-demand
Rabbi Sacks' website
020 7286 6391
info@rabbisacks.org
Rabbi Sacks on the Holocaust
To mark Yom HaShoah, the day in the Jewish calendar dedicated to Holocaust remembrance, and the 75th anniversary of the liberation, former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, in partnership with the Holocaust Educational Trust, has produced a series of videos offering his perspective on some of the biggest questions posed by the Holocaust.
Click here for more information and to watch the videos.
 

 

   
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