Living With Scandal – One Day At A Time

What follows is an outline of some thoughts I shared this weekend at the Finchley Reform Synagogue Zoom-mediated Shabbat morning service. They are followed by some other thoughts I chose not to talk about in that context… “There’s a time … Continue reading

The Virus Within Us – Update

My mother grew up with stories of her father’s experiences in the ‘Great War’ (what later became known as World War 1): he served in the British army in India. There’s a family photo of him with his regiment enjoying … Continue reading

Shabbat Shemot 5780 – Rabbi Miriam Berger

Sermon 18th January 2019 It’s an Ofsted Report for an Orthodox Jewish school in Hertfordshire last January that summed up for me some of the challenges of Jewish institutions.  It sounds like one of those internet memes.  The parents see … Continue reading

Beyond FRS

  Mussar London 2020 Click here to read about a series of talks and discussions with leading Mussar experts this May. Do you have a parent with dementia? Could You Become an Ambassador for Camp Simcha? Camp Simcha supports families coping … Continue reading

Can you help shape the future of FRS?

As well as being a spiritual home for our community, FRS is also a large and complex organisation which relies on the involvement of many lay leaders, as well as our wonderful staff, to ensure everything is properly run. The … Continue reading

Volunteer Hebrew teacher needed

FRS are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and caring volunteer Hebrew Teacher, with a passion for Early Years education, for one to two hours per week, to support the Hebrew language development of children aged 2-4 years through small group … Continue reading