Scottish Interfaith Week 2017

Scottish Interfaith Week 2017 is 12-19 November, with the theme Creativity and the arts: Breaking down barriers through the arts, sharing stories, poetry, performance, music and dialogue. Two GRS members (Fiona Brodie and Scott Chase) are featured on the posters! Information on Scottish Interfaith Week can be found on their website scottishinterfaithweek.org. GRS …

Flooding of Aberdeen Shul Premises

The UK’s most northerly synagogue has been without a home for the festivals following serious flooding caused by a faulty washing machine. Aberdeen’s community of barely two dozen members had overseen a major upgrade of the four-floor building over the past two years. But much of the work will have …

Thought for the Day

BBC Radio Scotland’s Thought for the Day on 29 September was presented by GRS member (and former Chair) David Goodman, a regular contributor to Thought for the Day. He spoke about our late member Martin Anson’s experiences during the Holocaust, later steps toward reconciliation, and a recent “friendship” trip to Germany by the …