A memorial to Yoni at Giffnock Synagogue

THE Scottish Council of Jewish Communities has arranged several exciting events over the next month, kicking off with another instalment of Creative Thursdays.

TheZoom discussion, entitled ‘Jews and Textiles’, is presented on Thursday (10am) by Malcolm Lochhead and Marsha Gladstone who will talk about the Giffnock Synagogue Yoni Jesner memorial parochet (curtain).

They will be joined by Debby Taylor, of Aberdeen Hebrew Congregation, who will talk on ‘Lockdown Quilting’ and the ‘Aberdeen Mantles’. 

Mr Lochhead is a textile artist and designer. He is emeritus professor of visual design at Glasgow Caledonian University.

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