CCJ SE London Branch Meeting 5th November 2019 – ‘Growing Up in the Country of Anne Frank’ A  Talk  by Rabbi Chava Koster

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On Tuesday 5th November, Rabbi Chava Koster told us the extraordinarily rich story of Dutch Jewry at a different level.   The Amsterdam community grew to be significant from the remnants of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish communities (the Sephardi Jews, the Jews from Spain) and the Jewish converts (“conversos”), who were welcomed to Amsterdam… Read more »

CCJ South East London Meeting June 2019 – “Celebrating in the same week, Pentecost and Shavuot”

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This meeting was held on Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 8pm at St Stephen’s Church  College Road  London  SE21 7HN   These year 2 key festivals, Passover and Easter fall at the same time.  Consequently, Shavuot and Pentecost also take place 7 weeks later. Carole Abrahams from Catford Synagogue spoke about the significance of the Book… Read more »

Report of CCJ SE London meeting on Prayer in Christian and Jewish communities

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On 17th October 2017, as the first event in SE London’s marking of the CCJ’s 75th anniversary, we were privileged to participate in a rich discussion on development of prayer in the Christian and Jewish communities, over the last 75 years. Two experienced and thoughtful speakers offered us two very different personal perspectives on changes in… Read more »