Tu B’shvat at Cheder 5777

    On Tu B’shvat we had an “Edible Art” activity for the cheder children. We discussed the meaning of this holiday and the seven species etc. The children designed trees that we learnt about in the poster in the photo, and also as the imagination took them. We used dates, …

GRS Burns Supper 2017

Last Saturday evening there was a lovely, informal atmosphere at the synagogue’s sellout annual Burns Supper and Ceilidh, chaired by Eileen Carroll. The Selkirk Grace was recited by her husband Michael, as was the Address to the Haggis. The Toast to the Immortal Memory of the Bard was given by Henry …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Last Saturday at GRS began with the annual Holocaust Memorial Day Civic Service, followed by a special kiddush. The congregation was joined by a large number of invited guests, including Saskia Tepe, who had been one of the keynote speakers at the National Scottish HMD commemoration at Bishopriggs earlier in the week. …