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March 2019

Purim Sameach NLJC & NHC festivities

20/03/2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Norwich Synagogue, 3 Earlham Road
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 3RA United Kingdom
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For everyone - children and adults Please do join us all for a rollicking reading of the Scroll of Ester We will read the Megillah through in as many different languages as possible - a little bit of Hebrew, a lot of English, a little bit of French, Spanish, Greek, Hungarian, Nigerian and what else?? Please get into the Purim spirit! Dress up or at wear a funny hat or a mask. Bring your own gregger or other noisemaker.  Bring…

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April 2019

NLJC Oral History Project

13/04/2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peill Room, OMH, Colegate
Norwich, NR3 1BN United Kingdom
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Shaan Knan, the Heritage Director of Lily's Legacy, is coming to help our community get started with our oral history project. There will be a short talk followed by small group workshops. Please bring a small item that defines your personal relationship with (Liberal) Judaism. If you are coming to the service in the morning, do PLEASE TRY and STAY FOR THIS - it's the start of something really special. Also, it would be great if you could consider bringing…

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Pesach Seder

20/04/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We hold our community Seder on the second night of Passover. Members and friends are welcome to join Ordained Cantor Gershon Silins and the community to celebrate this major Jewish holiday. Details, including the booking form, will be sent out to NLJC members and friends nearer the date.

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June 2019

The Annual Martin Buber Lecture

24/06/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Norwich Synagogue, 3A Earlham Road
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 3RA United Kingdom
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Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg is the Senior Rabbi of Masorti Judaism UK. He is a leading writer and thinker on Judaism. He is rabbi of New North London Synagogue with approximately 2,400 members. He is also a member of the Elijah Interfaith Institute. He has published several books on widely diverse subjects, all of which, together with his blog, can be found on his website. For our Martin Buber Lecture, his starting point will be his latest book, “Things My Dog…

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September 2019

Monthly Shabbat Service

14/09/2019 @ 11:15 am - 2:30 pm
Old Meeting House, Old Meeting House, Colegate
Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1BW United Kingdom
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Please join Rabbi Gershon Silins and our community at the Old Meeting House for our monthly Shabbat service. After our service on 14 September, NLJC is delighted to welcome a guest speaker, Debra Bruner, from The Together Plan. One of our members, Stephen Haire, has been fundraising for this charity. Its mission is to help isolated Jewish communities in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe learn skills for self-development. The Together Plan https://thetogetherplan.com has just become a member of…

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December 2019

Chanukah Fayre

01/12/2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Millenium Forum, Bank Plain
Norwich, Norfolk NR2 1AW United Kingdom
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This is our annual Chanukah Fayre. A very popular community event. Here's a brief overview: We will have 9 tables of items and this year we'll have a tombola and raffle. We will sell great classical CDs and good books and some crafty things. The extra specials are, of course, the Jewish features, information boards about the history of Jews in Norfolk and our current congregations, which you may not have seen; festival food & maybe what you might call…

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May 2020

Coffee and Chat

01/05/2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rabbi Gershon Silins will be hosting our first "coffee and chat". It will be a chance to meet up virtually with friends and talk, wherever the conversation takes us. An email with the Zoom link and password will be circulated to members and friends on our membership list. Please contact us if you want more information or to ask about joining the video conferencing session.

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20/05/2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The postponed AGM will now be held online. Details and the video conferencing link will be circulated by email, along with all the required papers for members to consider, in line with our constitution.

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November 2020

Monthly Shabbat Service

14/11/2020 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm

Led by Rabbi Anna Posner with participation from members of our community, for our monthly Shabbat morning service, which you are welcome to join. At present, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, services will be streamed live using Zoom. Links will be circulated to members and friends. Please do not hesitate to Contact us if you are have any queries about services, if you are interested in our community or wish to attend a service.  

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Talk on the Jews of India

25/11/2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

I  originally gave this talk in the summer of 2016 and I know there are some of you who will have attended. It was on a very warm August Friday night in the Peill Room and Stu and I prepared some tasty Indian nosh to go with the proceedings. Although what I say will be based on the talk I gave then, I will add a section about both my mum’s and dad’s families and why they found themselves in…

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