…and there was light!

On Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, we are all aglow! Ever feel hesitant about having a reading during a service because you found it a bit difficult to see the text? Worry no more, as our bima now has new lighting! This includes downlights for the area in front of the ark, …

GRS Quiz Night

GRS held a very successful quiz night on 17 December, with “The Invincibles” living up to their name by coming in as the winning team! Led by Quizmasters Fiona and Howard Brodie, with a musical round followed by questions on world religions, chemistry, geography and general knowledge. Along with food and …

Chanukah Friday Evening Service

The 7th night of Chanukah falls on Friday 30 December, when we will have our monthly Erev Shabbat service at 6:30 pm. Come along and bring your own Chanukiot! Following the service our Kiddush will feature latkes and sufganiyot (jelly doughnuts)!

A Memorable Shabbat

GRS extended a very warm welcome to Student Rabbi Nathan Godleman on 10 December.  Nathan—in the fourth year of his studies at Leo Baeck College—led the Shabbat morning service and facilitated a Torah study session, drawing on Milton Steinberg’s historical novel “As a Driven Leaf” as the basis for discussion.  …

Torah study sessions

This past summer we recommenced our Shabbat Torah Study Sessions. They take place after the Shabbat morning services and kiddush every alternate week and will last for approximately an hour. Check the calendar for dates. You do not need to know Hebrew, just have a passion for learning and asking …

Burns night with ceilidh and supper

UPDATE 13 Jan: GRS Burns Supper now sold out! No more tickets available 🙁 Saturday 28th January 7:30pm Celebrate Rabbie Burns with GRS. Feel free to bring your friends and book early! Tickets are £25 pp which will include a vegetarian haggis supper, a drink and the ceilidh. A bar …

Quiz and Games Night

Saturday 17 December 7:30pm This event is not just for ‘egg heads’ as you will need people with a range of skills in your team of 6. There will be food and wine tasting and different games.  Great fun guaranteed. Tickets are £20 pp and include games and supper. Contact the …

Food donations

In the spirit of tzedakah a box is located just inside the synagogue’s main entrance for food donations for the Helping Hands Soup Kitchen in Coatbridge (this will be a permanent box).