Mitzvah Day 2020 with NEMS

Mitzvah Day 2020 with NEMS

This year, NEMS will be supporting local organisation, BAGS OF KINDNESS. Bag of Kindness was set up during the first coronavirus lockdown in support of domestic abuse refuges in East London and Essex. Clare Hartley, founder of the organisation says… “I was...
Rosh Hashanah Art Competition

Rosh Hashanah Art Competition

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...
TISHA B’AV – by NEMS member Renee Bravo

TISHA B’AV – by NEMS member Renee Bravo

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...
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