Blog – Festivals

  • Chag kasher v'sameach and Happy Passover to all

    10 Apr 2017 by CST

    CST would like to wish the community and our volunteers a safe, happy and peaceful Passover.  CST would also like to thank all our volunteers who are giving up their time to keep our community safe.

  • Chanukah samaech to all our readers!

    23 Dec 2016 by CST

    Happy Chanukah. Wishing you a safe and peaceful holiday season.

  • Shana Tova and Happy New Year to all

    2 Oct 2016 by CST

    CST would like to wish the community and our volunteers and safe, happy and peaceful new year. CST would also like to thank all our volunteers who are giving up their time during the High Holy Days to keep our community safe.

  • Chanukah Sameach to all our readers

    7 Dec 2015 by CST

    Happy Chanukah. Wishing you a safe and peaceful holiday season.

  • Shana Tova

    11 Sep 2015 by CST

    CST would like to wish the community and our volunteers a safe, happy and peaceful new year.

  • A Rosh Hashanah message from Gerald Ronson CBE, Chairman of Trustees, CST

    23 Sep 2014 by CST

    As Rosh Hashanah approaches I wanted to update you all on the Community Security Trust’s (CST) perspective on the current situation. As the Chairman of CST I also wanted to explain how I view the situation facing our Jewish community, and will tell you what CST is doing about …

  • The pass over from antisemitism to anti-Zionism: and back again

    24 Apr 2014 by CST

    This year's Pesach coincided with antisemitic events in the USA, the Ukraine, Venezuela and the Palestinian Authority. Four examples, from four continents, all different: yet inhabiting the same antisemitic ballpark. Taken together, they show how antisemitism and anti-Zionism pass over, one into the other:…

  • Happy Chanukah!

    27 Nov 2013 by CST

    Wishing everybody a happy, safe and peaceful Chanukah.

  • Shana Tova u’Metuka - Happy New Year to all

    3 Sep 2013 by CST

    CST would like to wish everybody a happy, safe and peaceful new year. We would also like to thank all of our volunteers who are giving up their time over this month's Yom Tov holidays to keep their communities safe, and the Police forces around the country that are working…

  • Chag Pesach Sameach

    25 Mar 2013 by CST

    CST wishes everyone a happy and safe Pesach.

  • Chanukah at the Department of Communities & Local Government

    13 Dec 2012 by CST

    The Chief Executives of CST, the Jewish Leadership Council and the Board of Deputies of British Jews presented a menorah to The Rt Hon Baroness Warsi, Minister of State for Faith and Communities, at a meeting of the Cross-Government Working Group on Antisemitism today. The menorah is partly to say…

  • Happy Chanukah!

    10 Dec 2012 by CST

     

  • Shana Tova u'Metuka

    28 Sep 2011 by CST

    CST wishes everyone a happy, safe and peaceful New Year. Blogging here will be light over the next month, due to the High Holy Days.

  • Pesach Sameach

    18 Apr 2011 by CST

    Pesach begins today. It is a time for families to gather together, to read the Haggadah and reflect upon the meaning of freedom. CST Blog wishes all its readers and their families a Peasch Sameach.   

  • In Vino Veritas: Antisemitism, Alcohol and Purim

    18 Mar 2011 by CST

    Jewish history is a somewhat lengthy subject, and the Jewish calendar (which is lunar with a solar correction and hence differs from the Gregorian calendar or strictly lunar calendars) is punctuated throughout the year with festivals, commemorations and various special events. Combine the two and quite often an aspect of…

  • Season's greetings to all our readers

    23 Dec 2010 by CST

    Blogging will be light here over the next couple of weeks, so we take this opportunity to wish everybody a safe and peaceful holiday season.

  • Happy Chanukah!

    1 Dec 2010 by CST

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Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth