GRS community seder

On 11 April GRS held its annual second night Seder, with about 40 in attendance. Ably led by Howard and Fiona Brodie, it featured a ‘work-in-progress’ haggadah compiled by Fiona, with a stimulating variety of readings. To break the ice and put us in a festive mood, the seder began with a short …

Visiting Rabbis

We have a number of rabbis visiting this spring; details forthcoming for services, study sessions and Chavurah suppers. Save the dates and show your support for GRS and our visitors by attending these events. 28-29 April    Rabbi Barbara Borts 26-27 May    Student Rabbi Peter Luijendijk 17 June   …

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 …

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, …

Burns Supper sold out

The GRS Burns Supper (28 Jan) is now sold out! We’re glad that it’s so popular, and a little sad that we don’t have the space to accommodate everyone who might wish to come. If any tickets do become available, we’ll try to post an update here.

…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, …