Thank you to Helena Greene, the first editor of Wessex Jewish News (WJN) for providing copies of over 100 editions of WJN since its inception in 1994 which we have converted into pdf format.
The copies provide a fantastic resource in tracing the history of the Jewish Community in Bournemouth at the end of the 20th Century and the beginning of the 21st Century.
Please click here to browse the WJN copies.
To subscribe to WJN now, please see the WJN page here.
During the ongoing Covid 19 crisis, we wish all members of the wider community our best wishes and trust that they all keep well.
Whilst we have certainly lived in unprecedented times, the various Synagogues and other community organisations throughout the Bournemouth area have been working extremely hard to support members in need and where possible to provide online religous guidance and many cultural and social activities to greatly help the community live through the lockdown.
At the end of the lockdown, there are sure to be a good many positive lessons to be learned from the way in which the community at large has come together to support one another in very difficult times.
BJRC, of course, is just the umbrella organisation that brings community organisations together on a periodic basis to help oil the working of the wider community for the benefit of all. During the lockdown, our meetings are organised over Zoom but we are keen to encourage new enthusiastic faces to join us in helping and promoting the wider Bournemouth Jewish community. Please contact us directly, we will be very pleased to hear from you.
BJRC AGM and Quiz of the Year- Sunday 23rd June 2019 - This event has been cancelled at short notice as a mark of respect to a bereaved family in the Community and a new date will be fixed shortly.
We are pleased to confirm that the latest edition of Wessex Jewish News is now available for download and will over time provide a historic archive of the magazine.
A large cross-community group joined residents and staff at Hannah Levy House for a tea and presentation of a new tree in the House garden by BJRC on Tu B'shevat.
There will be a tree-planting at the Hannah Levy home on Poole Road in celebration of Tu B'Shevat followed by a Tea at the home.
All members of the Community are welcome. Start at 2pm.
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