Fiona Karet provided prayers at the Cambridge Civic Remembrance Day service on behalf of Beth Shalom

On Remembrance Sunday 2023 a service was held at the War Memorial in Cambridge. The Reverend Imogen Nay from St Paul’s Church in Hills Road invited readings and prayer from the Muslim, Hindu and Jewish communities in Cambridge. Fiona Karet and Mike Frankl were proud to represent Beth Shalom at this very moving service, which was also attended by the … Read More

Beth Shalom Open Day

Beth Shalom Synagogue welcomed around 100 visitors to its first open day, as part of the Open Cambridge event on 10th September.

Tikkun Leyl Shavuot

Beth Shalom and Alumot joined together for a Shavuot nighttime study session. The evening started with our Head of Education welcoming guests and lighting the candles in the Sanctuary. Talks ranged from Emanuel Levinas on “Doing before hearing” to “One-time and recurring beauty in the Talmud”, from “A poem” by Meir of Norwich to “Thoughts about the Ruth Megillah”, from … Read More

The Jewish origins of Neurodiversity, a talk by Judy Singer

Beth Shalom was delighted to welcome Judy Singer, an Australian Sociologist noted for developing the concept of “Neurodiversity” in her 1998 thesis. Judy gave a fascinating talk about what she means by neurodiversity and about the Jewish background of her concept to a captivated audience.  

Communal Seder

Beth Shalom’s first communal seder since pre-Covid was hugely popular and a great success

Purim Celebration with Cheder

The Beth Shalom community enjoyed a vibrant celebration of Purim this year with a Megillah reading, fancy dress competition, lunch, Hamentachen, music and dancing.