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.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

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). 

Aileen Campbell Cabinet Secretary for Faith and Communities

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!

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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

Judaism together

Ethical Challenges to the Torah

Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman


Torah Queeries, Leviticus Revisited

Rabbi Mark Solomon


My Life as a Jewish Orthodox Comedian

Rachel Creeger


Who wrote the Torah? An Islamic Perspective

Rabbi Natan Levy


Understanding G-d

Isaac Ansell-Forsyth


#MeToo: Sexual Abuse in the Bible

Sarah Bronzite


The Good, the Bad and The Ugly - Jewish Business Ethics

Mark Creeger


Sleep, How do we achieve it and What does the Torah have to say about it

Jane Ansell


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


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Edinburgh Jewish Cultural Centre SCIO, registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation number SC048275