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Loose Lawyers - Thursday 22 September 17:45 for 18:00

We are holding our annual, very popular, Loose Lawyer's panel event again, at a new venue. This is always an opportunity to listen to some excellent Jewish and Muslim lawyers, and ask them questions.

Full details below:

When: Thursday 22 September 5.45pm for 6.00pm
Where: Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3JL. See the map below.
Topic: "Can the government counter extremism without infringing on people's legal freedoms?”
Chair: Cllr Heather Fletcher, Solicitor
Panellists:
Catering Kosher sandwiches, tea and coffee will be provided.
Cost

£12 payable on the night.

If you book, you can cancel without charge by the RSVP date given below. Otherwise cancellations and "no shows" will be required to pay, as the catering is costing us the same amount of £12 per person.

RSVP Please email mail@muslimjewish.org.uk by the end of Sunday 18 September.

 

Twinning Event 30 October at 19:30

For several years the Forum has supported the "Global Weekend of Twinning" to bring together Muslims and Jews by twinning mosques and synagogues, organised by the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding in New York. Our event for this year is still being finalised, but the basic details are below.

This event is always an excellent opportunity to meet new people from different backgrounds, and to learn that much more unites the citizens of Greater Manchester than divides us.

When: Sunday 30 October 7.30pm
Where: Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, Salford, M27 5AW. See the map below.
Speakers:
  • Master of Ceremonies Mohammed Amin MBE, Co-Chair of the Forum
  • Paul Dennett, City Mayor of Salford
  • Cllr Heather Fletcher, Co-Chair of the Forum
  • Vote of thanks, June Rosen, member of the Forum Executive
  • Details of other speakers to be added as they are finalised. We will have speakers from a mosque and a synagogue.
Catering Kosher cakes, fruit, tea and coffee will be provided.
Cost

The event is free to attend.

RSVP Please book using this Eventbrite link.

 

AGM and talk by David Berkley QC and Mohammed Amin MBE - Thursday 3 November 19:30

We will be holding the Annual General Meeting of the Forum. All are welcome to attend, but only those people who are legally members of the Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester may vote. A formal notice of meeting will be published here in the near future.

After the formal part of the meeting is concluded, David Berkley QC and Mohammed Amin MBE will share their perspectives on antisemitism (Amin) and anti-Muslim hatred (David) in the UK. This will include taking questions from the audience.

When: Thursday 3 November 7.30pm. The AGM will start promptly.
Where: Manchester Multifaith Centre, 2'nd Floor, Ada House, 77 Thompson Street, Manchester, M4 5FY. Map at this link.
Cost The AGM is of course free to attend.
RSVP As David and Amin are very popular speakers, to enable us to know how many people are likely to attend please book (free) at this Eventbrite link.

 

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