Visiting Solihull

Solihull has been voted the best place to live in the UK. Boasting quiet leafy streets with excellent transport connections to the whole country, Solihull is an attractive option for people looking to downsize and bank a substantial amount of change or indeed for people looking for a larger property at prices far low than the London area. For more reasons why to move to Solihull click here. http://www.clarksresidential.co.uk/want-to-live-in-solihull-here-are-16-reasons-why-you-should/

Kosher Food

 There are a number of online retailers who will deliver food to Solihull including
sabeny.com and israelifooddirect.com, Ocado also have a large selection of kosher food available via their website. There is a small selection of refrigerated kosher food available from Morrisons, George Rd, Solihull B91 3BQ
 
There is also a small well stocked kosher Deli  about 25 minutes drive from Solihull in nearby Birmingham, located at:
Birmingham Central Synagogue, 4 Speedwell Road, Birmingham, B5 7PR

Opening Times (During Jewish Holidays or Bank Holidays call first to confirm opening times)

OPEN CLOSED
SUNDAY 9am 1pm
MONDAY CLOSED CLOSED
TUESDAY 10am 2pm
WEDNESDAY CLOSED CLOSED
THURSDAY 12noon 7pm
FRIDAY 9am 1pm
SATURDAY CLOSED CLOSED

Mikveh

The closest mikveh is located a short drive away in neighbouring Birmingham. The mikveh is also available for tevilas keilim on Friday morning from 10.00 – 10.30 am or at other times by appointment via the Central Shul Office, 0121 440 4044.

 Birmingham Communal Mikveh is located on the campus of  Birmingham Central synagogue 4 Speedwell Rd B5 7PR
The mikveh is open by appointment only. To make an appointment please send a text or call Rachel Kaminetzky on  07834 178 656  Please try to give 48 hours notice.
The mikveh is under the halachic supervision of Rabbi Y Pink and is inspected annually by the National Council of Mikvaos

Birmingham Jewish Community Care

As well as running the Andrew Cohen House care home, BJCC run a twice weekly luncheon club, a meals on wheels service, monthly film show and the ‘café 4 Joy’ meeting place. They have their our own Social Care department which offers practical assistance and support to all in the Community.www.bhamjcc.co.uk, 0121 459 3819, info@bhamjcc.co.uk


Chabad on Campus – Birmingham Universities

Where every Jewish student can call home. At home to be themselves. To be accepted. To study. To inspire. To be inspired. To experience Judaism – at its best! 

Birmingham Hillel House

Birmingham Hillel House provides self-catering single room (each has its own fitted kitchen, with an oven, fridge, sink and storage facility plus shared freezer space) accommodation for up to 41 residents studying at the Universities of Birmingham, Birmingham City and Aston as well as further education colleges in the city. 11 of the rooms have en suite facilities.  Approximately 35 places are allocated to first year students with the remainder available for 2nd and 3rd year students, subject to ballot. Rent includes accommodation, heating, lighting, use of laundry facilities and Wi-Fi connection.

Hillel is situated in the pleasant, leafy suburb of Edgbaston. The Birmingham campus is a mere 10-minute walk away whilst Aston and University College Birmingham can be reached by bus in approximately half an hour. The Selly Oak and Harborne shopping centres are each about a 20-minute walk away and the nearest synagogue, a walk of about a half-hour. Birmingham Hillel plays a major role as a centre for all Jewish students and regular Friday night meals and J.Soc meetings are held there. The House is very popular and often over subscribed.

Contact Information:
Accommodation Manager:
Ms Bella Lupasco
Tel: 0121 471 4370
Email: birminghamhillel@hotmail.co.uk
Website http://www.birminghamhillel.com

House committee chair Mrs Ruth Jacobs  ruthjacobs@talktalk.net  tel 07768761930


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