Rabbi Andrew Shaw, Scholar in Residence – 16/17 November

Central Synagogue is delighted to welcome RABBI ANDREW SHAW as our Scholar in Residence on Shabbat 16/17 November 2018

 

FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER

4:00 pm Mincha and Carlebach Style Kabbalat Shabbat followed by talk:

What Brexit, Trump and Corbyn can teach us about Jewish identity” and sushi and schnapps kiddush

 

SHABBAT 17 NOVEMBER

Sermon: “Snakes and Ladders – the challenge of Judaism in the 21st century”

Cholent Kiddush talk:

“The five mistakes of British Jewry and what we can do about it”

Rabbi Shaw is the Chief Executive of Mizrachi UK having previously been the Director of Living and Learning and US Futures for the United Synagogue. He also was the Community Rabbi of Stanmore United Synagogue for 15 years and was the founder of Tribe.

He was education director of UJS in 1995 where he spearheaded the 50 days for 50 years’ project for 5000 students which grew into the 60 days and 70 days Holocaust initiatives and the 60 days for 60 years Israel programme – all programmes went global with over 350,000 Jews participating in the three projects.

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