Category Archives: Events News

Welcome 2019!

We’ve had a productive start to 2019 at Judaism for Schools! We welcomed 270 Year 9 students from Fortismere School to Muswell Hill Synagogue to hear testimonies to mark Holocaust  Memorial Day. This year’s theme was “Torn from Home” and we heard from Nadia Abisch, a hidden child, and Jenny[…] Read More →

Shana Tova!

Happy New Year, Shana Tova, to the whole Judaism for Schools family; teachers and students alike! Jewish people are currently in the middle of a month of festivals. These kicked off on September 10th with Rosh Hashanna, the Jewish New Year, followed by the fast day Yom Kippur and the[…] Read More →

Year Roundup

As we reach the end of term it’s good to reflect on another bumper year for Judaism for Schools! We’ve visited over 40 schools, reaching around 10,000 young people and all the experiences have been extremely positive ! London and the South East are full of enthusiastic, open-minded students, pupils[…] Read More →

Archer Academy Visit

This week Year 8 at The Archer Academy had hands-on workshops at Muswell Hill Synagogue, for their thematic learning topic Sacred Texts. The students explored the synagogue itself, handled artefacts linked to the construction and importance o the Torah, and even learned how to scribe in Hebrew using feathers quills[…] Read More →

Passover Approaches

This year, the first night of Passover coincides with Good Friday – Friday 30th March. Over the past few weeks we have been exploring the links between Passover and Easter at St. Mary’s (Masbro Road), St. Vincent’s (Acton), St. Phillip Howard, and Bishop’s Storford College Prep. The Last Supper was a[…] Read More →

Spring Term 2018

Spring Term 2018 is already shaping up to be a busy one! Last term was our busiest ever! Working at all our regular schools in inner and outer London, as well as new as far away as East Sussex, we look forward to the term ahead. Holocaust Memorial Day falls[…] Read More →

Summer 2017 Overview

Inset training at the Diocese of Westminster: Ruth delivered a lively INSET session to a group of teachers from across London. Hosted at the Diocese of Westminster, the theme of the day was” Practical approaches to the teaching of Judaism in the classroom “. Feedback was very positive. Judaism for[…] Read More →

November Overview

November has been a really busy month for Judaism for Schools.As well as visiting primary schools across London we hosted a group of Year 12 students from APS school in Haringey, who visited Muswell Hill Synagogue. Their Year 12 A level units on Judaism were brought to life by Ruth,[…] Read More →

Mitzvah Day 2016

November 27th was a great chance for our Director Ruth and other members of Muswell Hill Synagogue to work alongside women from the Wightman Road Mosque, collecting food for 2 local food banks housed in nearby churches. This was a wonderful example of Jewish and Muslim friends working together for[…] Read More →

Happy & Healthy Jewish New Year

Judaism for Schools wishes all our schools a Happy and Healthy Jewish New Year! On 2nd and 3rd of October, Jewish people around the world will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah – Jewish New Year. We’ll be welcoming in the year 5777 by eating, singing and praying together. Pomegranates, honey cake[…] Read More →