GJIL - Post Tel Aviv pride & Pre London Pride drinks, Thursday 27th June, 8pm upstairs at The Yard.
JGLG/BKY/LJS Pride Chavurah, Friday 28th June, 6.45pm, St. Johns Wood
Pride Chavurah on Friday 28th June (Please bring vegetarian food to share) An evening of spirituality and entertainment has been arranged The service will start at 6.45pm Liberal Jewish Synagogue (LJS), 28 St. John's Wood Road, NW8 7HA.
With treasured Rabbi Lionel Blue, Rabbi Judith Rosen-Berry, Rabbi Alexandra Wright (Senior Rabbi from LJS), Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah, Rabbi Mark Solomon, Rabbi Roderick Young, Rabbi Indigo J Raphael and Rabbi Ariel Friedlander.
There will be a display presentation by Rainbow Jews in the Montefiore Hall and the keynote speaker during the service will be Caren Gestetner who is a Trustee of the Human Dignity Trust, an NGO newly created to challenge the legality of laws which criminalise homosexuality, wherever in the world those laws exist. Caren is a solicitor, and most recently worked at Mishcon de Reya for 14 years, and as a partner for the last 10 years. After many years working as a corporate lawyer, from 2007 Caren worked as Knowledge Partner, developing and implementing a strategy for improving and managing the firm's knowledge assets. She left Mishcon de Reya in 2009 to consider a change of career and spend more time with her two children. She has also sat on the board of Space Studio, an organisation providing affordable studio space to artists. She is a Trustee of René Cassin, which appeals to her as an organisation seeking to use Jewish experiences to benefit others who may lack an audible voice in our society or legal system. Caren's particular areas of interest are slavery/trafficking and asylum and immigration issues..
London Pride march – Saturday 29th June
The meeting place for 2013 London Pride will be the North West Corner of Baker Street and Melcombe Street at 11am on Saturday, June 29, 2013.
GJIL, Keshet UK, JGLG and BKY will be meeting at this location at 11am and moving off to the staging area at 11.30am SHARP.
Please come along and join us, we would really like to have a record size walking group this year.
Official Jewish LGBT London Pride 2013 TEE SHIRT
The theme for 2013 London pride is Love and Marriage, and a tee shirt has been designed by Jonathan Sacerdoti for us all to wear. This tee shirt can be purchased from http://jonsac.spreadshirt.co.uk/ with prices starting from £7.10 depending on what type of tee shirt you would like. Please buy the tee shirt, it would be great for us all to present a united front. Keshet UK will be bringing banners and postcards, so some volunteers to carry and distribute along the parade route would be appreciated.
It is roumoured that GJIL might find you a shidduch this year - and you definitely don't wanna miss out on that!!! So remember the aim is to have fun and be proud, so please come and join us on June 29th. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you all NEXT WEEK and wishing you all a Gut Shabbos -
Dave, Alma & the Keshet UK team