The Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) has launched a traveling art exhibition which commemorates the victims of the Babyn Yar massacre in Ukraine during September 1941, one of the largest mass-killings of Jewish people by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust. The exhibition, which has opened to coincide with International Holocaust Day, was formally launched this morning by Natan Sharansky during a private event at the House of Commons … [Read more...] about Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Centre Launches London Exhibition in Call for Greater Recognition of One of The Holocaust’s Largest Massacres
The U.K.'s Institute for Jewish Policy Research has released Academic achievement and engagement in Jewish life: first signs of a brain drain? *** JPR has been conducting research on Jews in Britain for many years, allowing us to explore trends in Jewish life over time. This study takes four major datasets, spanning close to quarter of a century, to investigate an important and challenging question: is there a negative correlation between … [Read more...] about Academic Achievement and Engagement in Jewish Life: First Signs of a Brain Drain?
Over 2000 participants are converging this week in Brimingham England for Limmud Festival 2018. Presenters will include Dana International, celebrating the 20th anniversary of her Eurovision win, Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary MP Emily Thornberry, Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Joseph Dweck, Senior Rabbi of the S&P Sephardi Community of the UK, flamenco dancer Leilah Broukhim, … [Read more...] about With Spotlight on Sephardi and Mizrahi Culture, Limmud Festival 2018 Opens
Genesis Philanthropy Group (GPG) has announced the second round of UK grants this year. Building on early success of its partnership with Moishe House and PJ Library to help them dramatically increase successful global models of engagement in the UK, GPG’s strategy now is also focused on driving growth by funding key organizations that already serve as pillars of Jewish community life. In addition to providing strategic funding, GPG is also … [Read more...] about Genesis Philanthropy Group announces ‘Big Push’ to Fund the Growth of Pivotal UK Jewish Community Organizations
Michael Wegier has announced he will leave the U.K.'s United Jewish Israel Appeal in February after six and a half years as chief executive.
UJIA (United Jewish Israel Appeal) is based in London and sometimes referred to by Americans as the U.K.'s Federation.
Prior to joining UJIA as CEO, Weiger was head of the Melitz Institute in Jerusalem for five years. … [Read more...] about Comings and Goings: