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Manchester Transgender Judgment - GesherEU Press Release

Following the publication of the Judgment in the case where the transgender father sought face to face contact with his children that still reside in the North Manchester ultra-orthodox Jewish community, GesherEU published the following press release.

The Stamford Hill £1m fund raising event

In August 2016 a fund raising even in Stamford Hill aimed to raise £1m to enable the Charedi community fight legal cases where they think children are at risk of being removed from the community by one of their parents. See Jewish Chronical Report. Despite this, recently released Family Court Judgments show that the Judge expects the Charedi community to support the children "to understand that they will inevitably have these different experiences in their lives with their father [who has left the community] and to be accepting rather than rejecting as a consequence. They need the [Charedi] community to recognise and acknowledge the importance of their father's role in their lives".

Our Specialist Volunteers

We have the services of a social worker with experience within the family court system and family solicitors in London and Manchester with whom members can talk informally.




Our new website is now live. Check it out and let us know what you think. We hope to add members writings and other articles on a regular basis. We will let you know when we add more that might be of interest.

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1 month ago  ·  

A Conversation With…

This Saturday 10th December will be the first of a series of "Conversations With" interesting individuals. Explore with them their unique take on life and learn from their experiences. There will be plenty of time for everyone to participate if they want to.

Our first conversation will be with Joe Murray who has had a varied career as an Actor, Theatre & Film Director, Writer and English Language, English Literature & Drama Teacher.

His latest commission; is to write a graphic novel titled 'Make Me God' a comic-book submission for 'Image' and 'Black Horse' Publishers.

We look forward to GesherEU members joining the conversation which will be followed by our usual social.
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3 months ago  ·  

So good to see everyone again! See you at our next social event which will include an introduction to our upcoming workshops on the topic of 'Relationships'. ... See MoreSee Less

3 months ago  ·