Grooms of the Law/Visit of Meg Hillier - 18th O...Sign In or Register to add photos
On Sunday 18th October 2015, Hackney & East London United Synagogue held their annual Tea Party to honour the Hatan Torah & Bereshit ( Grooms of the Law).
This year, it was members Ivor Farbey and Shmuel Iger who were honoured.
Facilitated by Michael Desmond the former speaker of Hackney Council,was a special visitor ,Meg Hillier , the local MP for the area. Meg mentioned that Hackney was an exemplary borough in London where people of all faiths lived and co existed together in harmony. Nonetheless Meg also spoke about the rise in anti semitic incidents in the area and that she was meeting with local law enforcement authorities to tackle this.
"As a community we must focus on what Unites us and not what divides us" - Meg Hillier MP Labour Co Op Hackney South and Shoreditch
Meg was given a tour of the Synagogue and is pictured here with Revered Naftali Tiefenbrun , honorary officers and members of the Synagogue.