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Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l: My Silent Mentor

Rabbi Hyman pays tribute to Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks z”l

blogs.timesofisrael.com/my-silent-mentor

November 21st, 2020|Announcements|

Video Initiative

As our Shul has had to close its doors in these strange and worrying times, the Rabbi has started a series of live broadcasts on Facebook.  Watch to listen to his messages to the community, davening of services and learning classes.

Please visit www.facebook.com/swhc.org.uk and give the page a “Like” to be kept up to date Read More

March 23rd, 2020|Announcements|

New Talmud Torah Classses

From September 2019, we are
delighted to announce new activities for the whole community taking place in the
Talmud Torah.  If you are interested in any of the classes below, and have not
yet contacted the Shul Office, please do so as soon as possible.  Telephone:
01702 344900 or email

shuloffice@swhc.org.uk

Day

Weekly Classes

Start
Date

Time

Cost

Monday

Pilates

with Joggy

9th
September

1pm – 2pm

£5 per class

Tuesday

Drawing & Art
with Rosalind

10th
September

1pm Read More

July 10th, 2019|Announcements, Learning|

Rabbi Hyman Joins SWHC!

Dear Members & Friends,

It is with great pleasure that I inform our members that Rabbi Geoffrey & Michellle Hyman will be joining our wonderful community on week commencing 22nd July and officiating from Friday 26th July 2019.

There will be a welcoming Kiddish after the service  on Shabbat 17th August 2019 to which everyone is welcome.

We Read More

July 10th, 2019|Announcements|

JustKosher SWHC Promotions

We have lots of promotions going on at JustKosher SWHC. With so much on offer locally, and at great value, it’s your one-stop kosher shop!

Buy one get one FREE on Cottage Pies!  £3.99 for two! 

BBQ savings this weekend!
Special Value Pack
4 Beef Sausages
4 Beef Burgers
4 Chicken Drumsticks
4 Baby Lamb Chops or Steak Strips
Only £19.99, AMAZING Read More

July 10th, 2019|Announcements|

Appointment of Rabbi Geoffrey Hyman

Dear Members and Friends,

I am pleased to announce the selection committee for appointing the new Rabbi met and voted unanimously to recommend Rabbi Geoffrey Hyman for the position of the Rabbi of SWHC. The recommendation was put in front of the Board of Management and the recommendation was agreed unanimously.

Rabbi Hyman will be appointed as Read More

May 10th, 2019|Announcements|

Full Time Rabbi & Rebbetzin

Southend & Westcliff Hebrew Congregation have position available for a full time Rabbi & Rebbetzin for our community by the sea.

We are looking for a Rabbi who will lead our community forward but also bring their own ideas and enthusiasm and will demonstrate qualities of religious leadership.

Services are held every morning & evening and leining Read More

February 6th, 2019|Announcements|

Farewell to Rabbi & Rebbetzin Bar

Rabbi Binyamin and Rebbetzin Chaya Faigie Bar are moving on to pastures new at the end of this year and will be leaving SWHC as of 31st December 2018.

We are holding a “Farewell Kiddush”  Shabbat 29th December 2018 in their honour and invite all the community to join us.

The Ladies Guild are also having a Read More

December 13th, 2018|Announcements|

Situation Vacant: Youth / Community Worker

An exciting opportunity to work with the Youth and the wider community of SWHC.  Please share with friends and family.

June 11th, 2018|Announcements, Youth|

The Buzz is Back!

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 7th, 2018|Announcements, Youth|