Author Archives: Madeleine Strom

Getting Muddy for Mitzvah day

Traditionally, the word ‘Mitzvah’ has meant ‘commandment’, but as years have gone by, this translation has progressed into meaning ‘good deed’ or ‘charitable act’. It is through this idea that ‘Mitzvah Day’ has come about, a day where Jews around the UK participate in volunteering and doing something completely selfless. For the Jews here at […]

GirlGuide Volunteering – more than the CV benefits!

Since the tender age of 4 years old, I have been a member of GirlGuiding. Starting in my red ‘Rainbows’ uniform, transitioning to proudly wearing my ‘Brownies’ cap and ‘sash’  to getting my ‘Guides’ blue polo dirty on camps around the countryside, it is safe to say that a prominent part of my childhood and […]