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March Events

Please support the AID Society and Southend Friends of Israel for these two events. Check out the flyers below for more information.

January 30th, 2020|Event, Fundraising, Israel|

Holocaust Memorial Day 26th/27th January

Please support this important event jointly organised by Southend Borough Council, Holocaust Memorial Day and SWHC.

January 6th, 2020|Event|

In Photos: Coffee Morning for Havens Hospice

The community packed out the Talmud Torah to support Havens Hospices and listen to the history of Havens, Little Havens and J’s, plus their new plans for a £17.4 million new hospice currently being constructed.  Louise Gloyne from Havens was a fascinating speaker and told some moving stories of past patients of Havens as well Read More

December 9th, 2019|Event, Fundraising, Photos|

AID Society – Lets go to the Races!

Come along to our race night to raise charity for the AID Society which helps our local Jewish Care centre.

November 27th, 2019|Event, Fundraising|

Chicken Soup Friday Night

An uplifting and tasty way to start Shabbat!  Free event, but please book for catering purposes.

November 27th, 2019|Event, Shabbat|

Chanukah 5780

We are delighted to again invite everyone to our Public Menorah Lighting at the plaza outside the Cliffs Pavilion. There will be free doughnuts for all. We also have a Gala Evening with specially invitied local dignitaries.

Sunday 22nd December – 5.30pm
Monday 23rd December – 7.30pm
Tuesday 24th December – 7.30pm
Wednesday 25th December – 7.30pm
Thursday 26th December Read More

November 8th, 2019|Event, Festivals|

Ladies Discussion Group

Following on from the success of the last Ladies Discussion Group, we are delighted to bring you another one! Remember, remember the 5th of November, Torah, Tea and Cake!

October 28th, 2019|Event, Learning, Women|

Concert Series: The Modern Apes

Concert Series at SWHC
presents
THE MODERN APES

Tickets £10 SWHC Members / £12 Non-Members
Free refreshments.

BOX OFFICE: 07951 185933 / concertseries@swhc.org.uk

SHOW REEL: https://youtu.be/8qI4qc4RzqU

 

October 28th, 2019|Event, Music|

In Photos: Ladies Discussion Group / MDA Our Soldiers Speak

We had a busy week with visiting Sergeant Benjamin Anthony from Our Soldiers Speak for Magen David Adom. He gave a passionate talk about antisemitism, Israel, the army and MDA. Then the Rabbi and Rebbetzin Hyman hosted a wonderful evening at their house with a packed out dining room for the inaugural Ladies Discussion Group.

Our Read More

September 16th, 2019|Event, Israel, Photos, Women|

In Pictures: Yom HaShoah

It was heartening to see such a large turnout for the Yom HaShoah remembrance this year. Candles were lit and also people took home a candle to light for those who have no one to remember them, part of the Maccabi GB Yellow Candle initiative.

We heard the personal story of Evelyne Raphael – The Hidden Read More

May 6th, 2019|Event, Photos|