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 …

Survivors’ portraits in Monotype, by the Children of GRS Cheder

The children of GRS Cheder discussed and worked on this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day topic “Survival, how can life go on”. We looked into Otto Frank and his thoughts about being the only surviving member of the Frank family. We researched Holocaust survivors and their views of their own survival. …

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. …