Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Covid-19 Community Support

*Important News*

Dear all, 

I am delighted to be able to let you know that all the synagogues and Rabbonim across Merseyside are working together to support our most  vulnerable and isolated members at this time. 

We would like to support our community through reducing isolation, and providing community support 

In the  first stage we are looking to see if there are any volunteers in the community who would be able to help out, and then the plan is to support people. This part of the plan will be shared in a few days. 

Please can you complete the form to let us know if you have are able to help.

Thank you Beccy Frech for the magnificent idea

Thank you

Second Night Seder 20/04/19

Dear All

On 20th April, we will be holding the second night Seder in the Shul Hall. Rabbi Elf will lead the Seder.

Booking Forms have been sent out to members and you should receive your copy shortly.

If you are a member but have not received a form, it could be that we do not have your correct address, perhaps because you may have moved house. If you would like a form to be sent to you, please let us know by replying to our email address or leave a message on 07729 562174.

In case you are able to print out a booking form, please click here to download a copy.

Could YOU Be Merseyside Jewish Representative Council’s Youth President?

This is a brand new and exciting role through which you can give a voice to the Jewish Youth of Merseyside and play a major part in leading our community.

You will help shape the community’s future too!

To be eligible, you will be:

  • In years 7 – 10 inclusive at any school in Merseyside.
  • Able to take office for one school term.
  • Willing to attend events, or to talk about what being Jewish means to you. You may have the opportunity to visit Liverpool Town Hall and meet with members of other faith groups.

You MUST have the agreement of a parent or guardian and one of your teachers. A parent or guardian must attend any outside visit with you, for safeguarding reasons.

To apply, simply write a letter of no more than one side of A4 paper, addressed to:

The Chairman
Merseyside Jewish Representative Council
Shifrin House
433 Smithdown Road
L15 3JL


Only one appointment will be made each term, but applications will be automatically carried over until the next school term. The closing date will be the last day of the school term preceding the appointment.

The will be no interviews or elections, but we do want you to take some time to think about what you would bring to the role, and what you would like to do if appointed. Simply tell us in your letter – it’s as easy as that.

Full details can be obtained by contacting Sara Radivan, Administrator, on 0151 7332292.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Merseyside Jewish Representative Council

Purim Events This Week

A reminder of what is happening this week for Purim:

Wednesday, 20th March:

4:30pm – Children’s Afternoon Tea & Mask Making (£2 donation per person or £5 donation per family)

5:00pm – Megillah Reading for adults & families with Rabbi Elf

5:30pm – Hamatashen & Soup (for those not observing the fast)

Saturday, 23rd March 

6.30pm – Havdalah

7.30pm – Board Games Night for all the family (Pay on night after Havdalah, £4 for adults, free for children)