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26 October 2017 — "Loose Lawyers" event debates the Prevent Strategy

17 September 2017 — Forum holds its annual Asian meal at Al Maidah Banquet Hall and Restaurant

24 August 2017 — Meeting with Greater Manchester Mayor Rt Hon Andy Burnham to discuss community cohesion

23 July 2017 — Eleventh annual interfaith picnic in Platt Fields Park, Manchester

18 June 2017 — Multifaith iftar with glittering attendance emphasises need for communities to stand together

23 May 2017 — Our statement on the Manchester terrorist attack

28 April - 1 May 2017 — The Forum visits Copenhagen

19 March 2017 — Annual kosher meal

26 February 2017 - Forum holds “The Pub Quiz Without a Pub”

5 February 2017 - Manchester leads the nation on Visit My Mosque Day

20 November 2016 - Eating and Our Health

30 October 2016 - Forum marks Ninth Global Season of Twinning in Salford Civic Centre

5-8 September 2016 - The Forum visits Lisbon

4 September 2016 - Muslim Jewish Forum celebrates MBE award to Co-Chair

31 July 2016 - Tenth annual interfaith picnic in Platt Fields Park, Manchester

17 July 2016 - Srebrenica commemoration event

8 July 2016 - Forum's Co-Chairs sign statement on community relations after the EU Referendum Result

26 June 2016 - Multifaith iftar attended by over 100 people including Manchester's Lord Mayor

28 May 2016 - Forum receives “Community Organisation of the Year” Fusion Award 2016

20 May 2016 - Statement on desecration of Jewish graves in Blackley Cemetery

6 March 2016 - Forum holds its first ever quiz

24 January 2016 - Annual kosher meal

13 December 2015 - Interfaith festive party

29 November 2015 - Forum team finishes joint third in community quiz

22 November 2015 - Women's literary event "When Saira Met Sarah"

15 November 2015 - Forum marks Eighth Season of Global Twinning in Bury Town Hall

8 November 2015 to 3 December 2015 - Spreading hummus and peace in Manchester

15 October 2015 - "Loose Lawyers" panel event on racial and religious hatred law

6 September 2015 - Annual Dinner at Al Maidah Banquet Hall and Restaurant continues 10'th Anniversary celebrations

30 August 2015 - Ninth annual interfaith picnic in St Mary's Park, Prestwich

30 July 2015 - Forum awarded a donation by Prestwich Carnival Committee

21 June 2015 - Multifaith iftar brings Manchester citizens together

7 June 2015 - The Forum's 10th anniversary dinner at Manchester Town Hall

25-28 May 2015 - The Forum visits Brussels

15 March 2015 - Forum visit to historic Muslim and Jewish sites in Liverpool

5 March 2015 - Forum speaks at "We Stand Together" event at Manchester Town Hall

19 February 2015 - Our petition to preserve religious slaughter in the UK and EU

25 January 2015 - Kosher meal at JS Restaurant on 18 January 2015

19 January 2015 - Forum elects new officers

12 January 2015 - Letter of solidarity to Paris organisation Shalom Paix Salam !

14 & 15 November 2014 - Twinning of Manchester Central Mosque and Manchester Reform Synagogue

8 November 2014 - Our second big concert at the Ukrainian Centre - bigger than before!

30 October 2014 - "Loose Lawyers" panel event

31 August 2014 - Eighth annual picnic in St Mary's Park, Prestwich

20 August 2014 - Statement on the desecration of Muslim graves in Chadderton Cemetery

17 August 2014 - Statement on boycotts and protests directed at the Kedem store in Manchester

10 August 2014 - Muslim Jewish Forum attends Adam Day 2014

8 August 2014 - Forum shortlisted in National Diversity Awards 2014

6 August 2014 - Our statement on attitudes to the conflict in Gaza

18 July 2014 - Joint statement by Co-Chairs regarding the Afzal Khan story in the Jewish Telegraph

6 July 2014 - Report on multifaith iftar

28 June 2014 - Statement on desecration of Jewish graves in Manchester

1 June 2014 - Annual Dinner at Al Maidah Banquet Hall and Restaurant

11 May 2014 - Kosher and Halal slaughter are humane

21 - 24 March 2014 - MJF visits Paris

20 March 2014 - Muslim and Jewish leaders meet Danish Minister of Food about ban on halal and kosher slaughter

11 March 2014 - MJF and Executive members honoured at Jewish Community Awards 2014

31 January 2014 - Spirit of Britain Award

19 January 2014 - Annual meal out at JS Restaurant

8 December 2013 - Interfaith festive party

5 December 2013 - Eighth Annual General Meeting

15-17 November 2013 - Weekend of Twinning

9 November 2013 - Concert at the Ukrainian Centre

31 October 2013 - TV discussion on religious tolerance and interfaith dialogue

27 October 2013 - Visit to the Holocaust Centre in Nottinghamshire

22 October 2013 - Lord Mayor commends the Muslim Jewish Forum

10 August 2013 - MJF attends Adam Day

1 August 2013 - Interfaith iftar at the Manchester Multifaith Centre

7 July 2013 - Seventh annual interfaith picnic in Platt Fields Park, Manchester

22 June 2013 - Visit to Dubrovnik synagogue and mosque

23 May 2013 - Greater Manchester’s Faith Communities Respond to Woolwich Attack

3 and 10 March 2013 - MJF celebrates International Women's Day

17 February 2013 - Business Networking Event "Psychology Goes to Work"

29 January 2013 - Muslim Awards 2013 recognition for the Forum

13 December 2012 - Multifaith festive party

25 November 2012 - MJF achieves third place in Manchester Jewish Representative Council's Community Quiz

19 November 2012 - Statement on the situation in Gaza and Southern Israel

18 November 2012 - Muslim Jewish Forum feed the hungry

21 October 2012 - Literary Evening

14 October 2012 - Interfaith Football Tournament

19 September 2012 - Business Networking Event "The Property Game: Tips & Hints"

26 August 2012 Annual picnic in Platt Fields Park, Manchester

10 August 2012 - Heather Fletcher's speech and poem at Adam Day 2012

28 June to 1 July 2012 - Shalom Paix Salam! of Paris visit MJF

17 May 2012 - "Loose Lawyers" panel event

4 March 2012 - Celebration of International Women's Day

27 February 2012 - Second business networking event with speakers Kevin Feddy and Shelina Begum

29 January 2012 - MJF Celebrates Chinese New Year Again

4 December 2011 - Manchester Jewish Rep Council Quiz

29 November 2011 - Annual General Meeting

20 November 2011 - Inaugural business networking event with speaker Will Kintish

30 October 2011 - Visit to Manchester Jewish Museum

9 October 2011 - Visit to British Muslim Heritage Centre

18 September 2011 - End of Summer Interfaith Picnic in Heaton Park

11 September 2011 - Muslims and Jews take part in the Cheetham Festival and 9/11 Commemoration

17 July 2011 - Interfaith Picnic in Heaton Park

31 May 2011 - Mr Simon Nelson and Mr Mo Mangeera on Post Mortems and Death

19 May 2011 - Address by Chief Constable of Greater Manchester, Peter Fahy

4 - 7 May 2011 - Visit to Marrakech

6 March 2011 - Celebration of International Women's Day

6 February 2011 - MJF Celebration of Chinese New Year - Multiculturalism is working!

18 January 2011 - Annual General Meeting

28 November 2010 - MJF’s £250 win in the Manchester Jewish Representative Council Community Quiz

24 October 2010 - 70 Righteous Muslims who saved Jews in the Second World War

19 September 2010 - Post Yom Kippur and Eid charity gala

18 July 2010 - Muslim, Jewish and Christian interfaith picnic in Heaton Park

Events before this website was started

The events listed above are all linked to pages which contain more information about each of them. Our Company Secretary Heather Fletcher recently collated a full list of events since the Muslim Jewish Forum started. Accordingly our earlier events are listed below, but without any further details regarding those events.

2010

Pagoda Kosher Chinese Meal

Ivan Lewis MP Event at Jinnah Centre in Bury

Womens Event at Arts Centre in Hulme

Visit to Granada and Cordoba

Sixth Lawyers Event - The Law and Domestic Violence in Muslim and Jewish Communities

Eid Party

2009

Gaza/Southern Israel Listening Event

Women’s Event For international Women’s Day at Manchester Town Hall

Fifth Lawyers and Accountants’ Talk – The Role Of Religious Courts in the UK today

Poland/Auschwitz Trip

Politicians’ Event

Fifth Anniversary Party

2008

J.S Kosher Meal

Womens’ Midland Hotel Afternoon Tea

Third Lawyers and Accountants’ event - Inheritance Law Discussion

Medical Ethics Talk

Picnic in the Park along with Christian Muslim Forum

Fourth Eid Party at Al Kizhra Mosque

Fourth Lawyers and Accountants’ Event - Business Ethics

Xmas/Eid/Chanucah Party at Jackson’s Row Synagogue

2007

Womens’ Show and Tell Event at Urbis

Second Lawyers and Accountant’s Event - Family Law Talk

Visit to Beth Shalom Holocaust Memorial Centre

Picnic in the Park

Henry Guterman Memorial Football Tournament

Third Eid Party at Al Kizhra Mosque

Henry Guterman Memorial Lecture given by Lord Janner

2006

Talk By the Lord Mayor, Cllr Afzal Khan and Richard Stone

Post Passover Seder at Menorah Synagogue

Heathlands Meal and Comedy Evening

First Picnic in Heaton Park

School Multi Media Competition

Second Eid Party

2005

Visit to Mosque in Levenshulme

Visit to Manchester Jewish Museum

Heathlands First Anniversary Meal

First Eid Party at Tahara Amin’s School

First Lawyers and Accountants, Breakfast Meeting

 

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