Category Archives: Events News

Passover and Easter Greetings!

Wishing all our schools and colleges best wishes over Passover and Easter, and hoping we all get though this tricky time as well as we can. Here at Judaism for Schools we’re really missing the face-to-face contact with the many many schools we were due to visit but we’re using[…] Read More →

Holocaust Memorial Event 2020

Judaism for Schools was honoured to introduce Holocaust survivor Leslie Kleinman BEM to the Year 9 students from Fortismere School. Leslie’s testimony of his time in Auschwitz, and the plight of his family, captivated and moved the students greatly. His overarching message was of the need for tolerance and love[…] Read More →

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Judaism for School was proud to be invited to a range of powerful events staged for Holocaust Memorial Day 2020 last week. Moving testimony was delivered by Jewish Holocaust survivors at the national event staged in Westminster. Prince William and the Prime Minister were amongst the speakers who stressed the[…] Read More →

St John de Bosco GCSE Revision Workshop

This Winter, Judaism for Schools enjoyed a return visit to St John de Bosco College, Wandsworth. We held a hands-on revision session for the Judaism content in Religious Studies GCSE for Years 10 & 11. Father Andrew Ebrahim and the students seemed to really enjoy the session! Here we are[…] Read More →

Autumn 2019

Thanks to all my schools and colleges for making this term the busiest ever ! By the end of term Judaism for Schools will have worked with over 6800 students, in 22 schools and colleges. The Judaism for Schools family is growing and growing ; we’ve received such a warm[…] Read More →

Thanks for making this our busiest year yet!

A big big thank you to all the schools and colleges who have invited Judaism for Schools to visit them this year. It’s been our busiest year ever, reaching over 12 000 pupils in 43 schools ! It’s been wonderful to have had the chance to connect with students and[…] Read More →

March of the Living 2019

Just arrived back from an intense and thought-provoking visit to Poland as part of March of the Living. We visited sites linked to the 1000 years of Jewish Polish history, and sites of mass death and destruction. At Judaism for Schools we aim to teach and celebrate diversity and co[…] Read More →

Sadaqa Day

Meanwhile, we have been honoured to take part in a tree-planting ceremony with our friends at the London Islamic Cultural Centre at Wightman Road Mosque! This was to mark Sadaqa Day, a day of social action and good deeds. Ruth is closely involved with Muswell Hill Synagogue’s social action and[…] Read More →

Our Lady of Compassion Visit

Have just spent 2 lovely days on Merseyside working with the pupils at Our Lady of Compassion in Formby. Judaism for Schools was given a real Northern welcome – and it was great to work with the whole school, from Nursery up to Year 6! In the build- up to[…] Read More →

Mitzvah Day

Ruth’s interfaith project, run by the women of Muswell Hill Synagogue and Wightman Road Mosque, was nominated for the Mitzvah Day Interfaith Award. We had collected an distributed a huge amount of new items for the Akwaaba Migrant drop-in centre, as well as opening up the synagogue for an interfaith tour.[…] Read More →