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A Honey Cake Bake

August 16th, 2017|

Join Rebbetzin CF Bar and start the Sweet New Year now!

Sponsored Walk – Thank you!

August 16th, 2017|

Rebbetzin Chaya Faigie Bar, Jennifer Pepper and Sharon Ordever did a sponsored walk on Sunday to raise money for a new Kevilim Mikveh. Over £2k already given in pledges, it’s not too late to sponsor them, follow this link.

Photo credit: Kevin Leigh

Guest Chazan Gedalya Alexander

August 9th, 2017|

We are delighted to welcome back renowned Chazan Gedalya (Graeme) Alexander to SWHC.  He will be Helping Rabbi Bar lead the services during Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.  Chazan Alexander is inconsiderable demand across Europe, not only for his beauty of voice, but also for the deep meaning in which he invests in the prayer.

Concert Series – The New Foundations

August 9th, 2017|

Boogie on down to the coolest event in town!  Tickets are selling fast!

ShabbatUK 2017 at SWHC

August 9th, 2017|

In it’s fourth year, ShabbatUK is a very special event helping you experience the true meaning of Shabbat.  Booking is essential and all payments must be received to the Shul Office by 10th October 2017.

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.