Norfolk Branch Programme and other information – Everyone is welcome to CCJ events but sometimes
numbers have to be limited and then priority will be given to branch members.
Tuesday, 5th December at 3 p.m. a BIRTHDAY TEA PARTY in the synagogue hall
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding
of the Council of Christians and Jews. Our guest
of honour will be Rev. Canon Andrew White,
known as the “Vicar of Baghdad” for his
reconciliation work in the Middle East. Rev.
Canon White set up the Foundation for Relief and
Reconciliation in the Middle East; he is an
immensely popular speaker, which is why we may
need to limit numbers so please telephone Bee if
you would like to come (and you’d be foolish not
to) on 01603 810400. Entry £4.00 to include
delicious birthday cake.
Wednesday, 13th December at 7.30 p.m. in the House of Prayer, Fishergate
CHRISTMAS AND CHANUKAH CELEBRATION.
During our annual Christmas and Chanukah
celebration Marsha Parker will explain the festival of
Chanukah and light the chanukiah. Marsha teaches
at Norwich Synagogue and is on the education board
of the Jewish Board of Deputies. Then Bishop David
Gillett will speak on “Christmas in Art – an illustrated
glimpse through the massive pictorial archive – from
the sublime to the really silly”. David is a member of
the Norfolk branch committee and advisor on
interfaith matters to the Bishop of Norwich. There will
be the usual seasonal refreshments of mulled wine,
mince pies and loads of latkes! Entry £4.00
Friday, 26th January 2018 at 11 a.m. the annual
HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL SERVICE
By kind invitation of the Dean and Chapter, this service will again be held in Norwich Cathedral on behalf of
the Lord Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Norwich. The Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has chosen as
the 2018 theme for the commemoration, “The Power of Words”. As is customary in Norwich, this branch
of the Council of Christians and Jews will assist the Lord Mayor and the Dean and Chapter in arranging the
Please come and support all our speakers.
For further information on any of the CCJ events, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01603 810400