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In Photos: Tu BiShevat JLS Event

February 2nd, 2018|

Delicious food from Suzanne Elman, inspirational and knowledgeable speakers in Lord Monroe Palmer of Childs Hill, Dr Charles Landau and Phillip Hyman.  A great evening was had by all, see for yourself in our picture gallery below.

Photo credits: Kevin Leigh & Suzanne Elman.

Purim 5778 is nearly here…

February 1st, 2018|

There’s so much happening at SWHC, a Hamantaschen bake for the Ladies, Megillah readings for the community, Royal Banquet, Kids Talent show and the best Purim costumes you can come up with!!

Pesach: Join us for the 2nd Seder

February 1st, 2018|

Rabbi and Rebbetzin Bar are delighted to invite you to 2nd Night Seder.  Please book your place(s) with the Shul Office.

The Buzz is Back!

January 7th, 2018|

Starting 14th January 2018, 2-5pm, there will be a new monthly youth club for ages 5-15.  Do support the SJYC by bringing your children and  grandchildren along, as the song goes, they are the future!  Please see the poster below for more information.

January Learning at SWHC!

January 7th, 2018|

We have so much going on this month. First of all, the launch event for Southend PaL – Phone and Learn, this is a free event on Tuesday 16th January with a talk by Rabbi Shimshon Silkin “Seven Wonders of Jewish History”. This is a FREE entry and all are encouraged to come and hear Read More

The Chief Rabbi’s Visit That Wasn’t!

December 14th, 2017|

The Shul Hall was laid out beautifully, the food was prepared and ready to go, the brochures and menus had been printed out and tickets had been sold out for weeks.

The only problem… the weather!  It snowed, not a great deal, but we know in this country, any snow means the traffic grinds to a Read More

Chanukah is coming…

December 1st, 2017|

We can’t wait for Chanukah 5778 here at SWHC!  So much going on, Mr Shamas light those candles!

Firstly, we have our Public Menorah lighting at the Cliffs Pavilion with free donuts for all.  Sunday 17th December sees our free Chanukah Party with the Rabbi and Rebbetzin and Tuesday 19th December is Gala Night where all are welcomed back along Read More

The Astor Palm Court Orchestra Returns!

December 1st, 2017|

Concert Series at SWHC is delighted to welcome back the Astor Palm Court Orchestra, this time with 11 musicians.  Book tickets now with Yael for Sunday 14th January at 8pm.

100 Years of Balfour

October 29th, 2017|

A once in a lifetime opportunity to mark 100 years since The Balfour Declaration which eventually gave rise to the State of Israel.  Whisky, Wine and Canapés with  music from Israeli singer, Lilac Sheer.  Book your tickets with the Shul Office.
(There has been a change of date from previously advertised due to clashes with other Read More

Chief Rabbi Mirvis Visit

October 29th, 2017|

We are honoured to welcome the Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis who will be visiting our Shul on Sunday 10th December 2017 to celebrate 111 years of SWHC!  Book your tickets NOW to avoid disappointment for the Grand Celebration Luncheon.  SOLD OUT, enquire to join waiting list.