A full year after the reburial of their remains, the memorial stone to three Northampton Medieval Jews was dedicated by Rev Malcolm Weisman the minister for small communities. More than thirty people attended the ceremony and afterwards returned to the shul for refreshments and an entertaining talk by Rev Weisman on Jewish humour.
John Josephs - Rev Malcolm Weisman - Marcus Roberts.
Sunday 30th May 2010 Skeletal remains of three medieval Jews di...
As our contribution to the Northampton Inter Faith Forum (NIFF) week members of the community enacted a typical Jewish wedding. The doors to the synagogue were opened to more than 60 non members from a variety of faiths that were fascinated by the ‘ceremony’. This was followed by a reception of tea and biscuits.
Pictured here are the ‘Bride and Groom’ for the evening Ruth Field and Jacob Maldonado.
Honorary Life President Len Shulman celebrated his 90th birthday recently. The synagogue marked this occasion by dedicating the upstairs room at the shul to him. To mark this special day a birthday tea was held in the synagogue. The tea was well attended and an excellent time had by all.
On Sunday May 3rd 2009 our community was honoured with an informal visit to the synagogue Overstone Road by the Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks and Lady Sacks. This was the first visit by a Chief Rabbi to Northampton in over 20 years.