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Yom HaZicharon / Yom Ha’atzmaut

Tickets are now on sale from the Shul Office for this popular event, please come and show your support of Israel.

March 8th, 2018|Event, Israel|

January Learning at SWHC!

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

January 7th, 2018|Event, Learning|

The Chief Rabbi’s Visit That Wasn’t!

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

December 14th, 2017|Event, Photos|

Chanukah is coming…

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

December 1st, 2017|Event, Festivals|

The Astor Palm Court Orchestra Returns!

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

December 1st, 2017|Event, Music|

100 Years of Balfour

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

October 29th, 2017|Event|

Chief Rabbi Mirvis Visit

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.

October 29th, 2017|Event|

ShabbatUK2017

SWHC are taking part again in this very successful Shabbat, spear-headed by the Chief Rabbi Mirvis and The Shabbat Project.  We have a full programme of events for all the family and some wonderful meals and Shabbat entertainments.  Please book NOW and take part in this special event, drawing us nearer to the special magic Read More

October 10th, 2017|Event|

Ladies & Girls Challah Bake

Join Rebbetzin Chaya Faigie and special guest Deborah Basco in making and baking Challot for Shabbat UK!  Booking with the Shul Office is essential so there’s enough ingredients to go around.  Check out the poster below for more information.

October 10th, 2017|Event, Women, Youth|

Simchat Torah Programme at SWHC

Check out what’s going on over Simchat Torah, we have a full programme of free events for both the adults and youth!  We’d also like to say a huge MAZEL TOV to those who are being honoured in our community.  Click the images below to see larger versions.

 

October 10th, 2017|Event, Festivals, Youth|