Mishloach Manot collection

Towards fulfillment of the mitzvah of giving mishloach manot for Purim, GRS collected donations of toiletries and nonperishable foods for the East Renfrewshire Foodbank. On 16 March Eileen Carroll took our donations to the Foodbank. The donations we collected can be seen in the pictured shopping trolley. The carrier bags are those …

Cheder Purim

On Sunday 12 March the cheder children celebrated the holiday of Purim. They created giant masks based on the theme of the עדלאידע Ad-lo-yada, the big mask parades held in the big cities in Israel to celebrate the holiday. We were visited by Joe Grabiner of RSY Netzer, who judged …

Purim evening

On Saturday evening 11 March GRS commenced its Purim festivities, with about 50 members in attendance. The evening began with Havdalah and the Evening Service, where the Megillah was read by Jackie Henderson, Simon Taylor and Sarah Freeman. Following the service we were treated to a delicious Purim meal catered …