For the duration of the pandemic, we have become a virtual centre, running events under the banner “Edinburgh Jewish Cultural Centre Live”, including interviews with prominent Jews with strong Edinburgh connections and learning sessions on subjects including Jewish responses to #MeToo and our relationship to G-d and other religions.
Tuesday 26th January
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP, on behalf of the Scottish Government, wishes Scotland's Jewish community a Chag Sameach Chanukah (Happy Festival of Chanukah).
Click on the image above to share Chanukah online with eight different families, introduced by Aileen Campbell, MSP, Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Faith and Communities.
Check out our past events on YouTube!
A series of interviews with
David Ian Neville
David Iain Neville in conversation with Ellen Galford 19th November 2020
David Iain Neville in conversation with Sir Malcolm Rifkind and Hugo Rifkind: 27th May 2020
Stephanie Brickman and Phil Alexander
David Iain Neville in conversation with singer/ songwriter Daniel Cainer : 27th August 2020
Women in Medicine: Dr Judy Evans and Dr Susan Shenkin
Dynamic speakers, diverse topics, engaging with
Ethical Challenges to the Torah
Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman
Torah Queeries, Leviticus Revisited
Rabbi Mark Solomon
My Life as a Jewish Orthodox Comedian
Who wrote the Torah? An Islamic Perspective
Rabbi Natan Levy
#MeToo: Sexual Abuse in the Bible
The Good, the Bad and The Ugly - Jewish Business Ethics
Sleep, How do we achieve it and What does the Torah have to say about it
The Unlikely Warrior
Rabbi Reuben Livingstone
All are welcome to come and explore
classic and contemporary issues through the lenses of Jewish texts and philosophies. Whatever your level or background, we're excited to learn together with you