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In Photos – Murder Mystery Evening

July 3rd, 2017|

Rochelle O’Brart hosted a wonderful evening of entertainment for the AID Society.  The actors were from the Bijou Players and in case you want to go and see it, this web-monkey will not reveal “who-dunnit” but I believe it wasn’t the Butler!

Photography: Kevin Leigh

Southend Hospital Trust Community Engagement Meeting

June 22nd, 2017|

Sunday, 23rd July, 10.00 a.m. – 12 noon, Shul Hall

Refreshments arranged by the Ladies Guild


Southend Hospital Trust Community Engagement Meeting

Alan Tobias, OBE, Chairman of Southend University Hospital Trust, will be giving a presentation about the Success Regime and how this may affect hospital services in the near future.

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Family Funday

June 22nd, 2017|

9th July, 12-3pm.  Come and join the whole community for another wonderful event for everyone, both young and old.  New for this year, a Petting Zoo, plus drumming workshops, emergency service vehicles, face-painting, live music, workshops with JLGB, BBYO, and the UNLIMITED BBQ!  Get your tickets now from Barry, or the Shul Office 01702 Read More

Shir Jewish Music | In Photos

June 16th, 2017|

A wonderful evening of music was enjoyed by a packed Shul Hall who came to hear the Shir Jewish Music band playing on Thursday 15th June 2017.

Photo credit:  Terry Mendoza,


Shavuot at SWHC

May 18th, 2017|

We have a packed programme of learning for Shavuot and some wonderful opportunities to schmooze over cheesecake and a Sit-Down Kiddush open to all.

Shavuot in Bloom

May 16th, 2017|

Inviting all SWHC ladies to join Rebbetzin Chaya Faigie in making some wonderful decorations for Shavuot, and learn the meaning behind why we do this.  Spaces are limited so book with the Shul Office early!

Raising money for Keilim Mikveh

May 3rd, 2017|

Jennifer Pepper and Rebbitzen Bar are raising money for a Keilim Mikveh for the community, used to dip crockery and cooking utensils. They are doing a sponsored walk on the 13th August. Please use the link below to donate generously. Many thanks.

Yom Hazicharon / Yom Ha’atzmaut: In Photos

May 3rd, 2017|

Some photos from our sell-our Yom Hazicharon / Yom Ha’atzmaut evening. Over £1200 was raised for the British Friends of the Israel War Disabled.  Click on the images below for full-size.

Shir Jewish Music Concert

May 3rd, 2017|

The third in our series of musical concerts will be happening on Thursday 15th June at 8pm. Tickets are selling well, so contact Yael asap to purchase yours.

Lag B’Omer BBQ!

May 3rd, 2017|

Kidz Kalendar and SJYC are putting on their annual Lag B’Omer BBQ. There’s going to be fun and games, live music, face-painting and lots more. Get your tickets NOW either from Barry Jacobs or from the Shul Office.