Author Archives: Elspeth Campbell

JCS Magen David Poppy Appeal 2018

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160th Anniversary Dinner

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On Sunday 7th October Jewish Care Scotland gave Giffnock Shul banqueting hall a glamorous makeover and hosted our sold out 160th Anniversary Dinner. Guests were piped into Giffnock Shul by Cho Lam Lee and began the evening with a sparkling reception. Hilarious impressionist Jess Robinson kicked off the night’s entertainment and the JCS promotional video more »

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Opening Times

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Our Big Conversation

The 160-year anniversary of Jewish Care Scotland coincides with the end of our three-year strategic planning period so it’s timely to take stock, to look at how the organisation has evolved over time, and to consider the future. 160 years ago, JCS was formed as a welfare organisation for those in financial hardship. Today, JCS more »

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Fun in the Sun at Troon

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Seventy people enjoyed Jewish Care Scotland’s annual summer visit to Troon on Thursday 26th June. Thistle club and Aviv club members, along with our dedicated volunteers and staff travelled by coach and minibus to spend an afternoon at the Troon Walker Hall. The hall was decorated with fresh flowers by volunteers and The Kosher Chef more »

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160th Anniversary Dinner

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  Tickets for our 160th Anniversary Dinner are now sold out, but we have a waiting list. It takes place on Sunday 7th October at 7pm, in Giffnock Shul. Tickets are £55 and include a drinks reception, a three course meal and entertainment. We really hope you will join us for this special occasion as more »

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Philip Jacobson Award

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Congratulations to Claire Miller and Freda Kostick for winning the Philip Jacobson Award for community service. They were joint winners with Jeff Vulkan and Ralph Gurevitz. We’re very pleased that Claire and Freda’s commitment and kindness have been recognised – they have been bringing much delight to JCS club members for 18 years! Their award was presented more »

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Investing in Volunteers

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We have achieved the Investing in Volunteers award! We are absolutely delighted! A lot of work went into achieving this; thank you to everyone who helped make this happen, we couldn’t have done it without you. Volunteers are vital to JCS, without you we couldn’t run our services. The Investing in Volunteers plaque will be presented at our more »

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Save the Date!

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Speaker and entertainment to be announced shortly!

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Natasha Solomons’ Book Signing

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Join Natasha Solomons for a signing of her new book ‘House of Gold’. It will take place on Tuesday 22nd May, 7pm – 8pm at Primavera Bistro in the Avenue. ☎Please call Waterstones Newton Mearns on 0141 6163933 to book your FREE spot. ☎ Hutchinson Books have kindly donated a fabulous basket of books that will be more »

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