We may not be able to all be together in person this year for the High Holy Days but it doesn’t mean we can’t come together as a community to share our experiences. If you have an amusing, amazing or poignant story about something you have experienced during Rosh...read more
Today we are launching an Art Competition to design a Rosh Hashanah greetings card. The competition is open to all NEMS members. Prizes will be awarded and the winning design will be made into the official NEMS card for 2020. For full details please see attached flyer...read more
NEMS member and regular contributing writer for the Essex Jewish News, Renee Bravo, discusses the traditions and meaning of Tisha B'Av and the relevance it still has for our community today: Wednesday 29th July 2020 is Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of...read more
A great afternoon was had by all who attended Micky's online pizza making workshop. As you can see from the pictures below, we have some budding young chefs in the NEMS youth community! Here is the recipe if you would like to try making one yourself: Pizza Dough...read more
Service of Commemoration and Week of Conversation June 2020, see flyer for details of how to take part.read more
Carers Week falls this year on 8-14th June and has the theme ‘making caring visible’. It is an opportunity to raise the profile of the nearly 9 million unpaid carers in the United Kingdom. Many unpaid carers struggle alone, without support. The Jewish Care Family...read more
Please see below a statement from the Board of Deputies regarding Racial Inclusivity in the Jewish Community: After the outrage over the senseless killing of George Floyd, Board of Deputies President Marie van der Zyl spoke out, describing the killing as...read more
Members of the NEMS community were delighted to receive deliveries of some delicious traditional cheesecake over Shavuot. A huge thanks goes out to Angela did the baking, Sara and Jeremy who delivered them and to Janet who co-ordinated everything. Here are just a few...read more
The NEMS Shavuot events programme got off to a fantastic start yesterday with a number of the young people form our community participating in a Cheesecake cooking session via the wonders of Zoom! The event, led by Micky in Manchester was a great success with everyone...read more
Macabbi GB have put together some highlights from the Yellow Candle project 2020. A snippet from the article is below but please click on the link to read more... Maccabi GB lights up the Community online on Yom HaShoah with 50,000 Yellow Candles Thank you for being a...read more
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