During the lockdown, Marilyn Salt and Yael Bebb have arranged some successful Zoom events. Two talks given by Judge Dawn Freedman (17th June) and Lord David Gold (30th June) were especially well recieved with many participants tuning in. Look out for more events coming soon…
A great time was had at the Youth Purim Party! We had a wonderful and dramatic Megillah reading from Rabbi Hyman which was accompianied by an explanatory slideshow. Then the great Purim Youth Olympics with hoops, balls and races. Finishing off with a scrummy Purim Seudah!
Well done to Barry for organising the party, Yael for Read More
A gathering of the youth and their families for SJYC’s annual Chanukah party went with a swing last night, organised by Barry Jacobs, the Youth Co-ordinator.
Firstly the children made Chanukiot (menorahs) with Yael Bebb from air-drying clay. These menorahs should be dry and ready in time for lighting on first night!
Afterwards, everyone sat down to Read More
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
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.
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An evening remembering those who fought to defend Israel and have died in terror attacks, followed by celebrating Israel’s 71st birthday!
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
Everyone had a marvelous time at the sold-out Cream Tea event. Thank you to Marilyn Salt for organising it and to all her helpers, and to the band “Covers Blown”, they got everyone up dancing!
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As part of the Concert Series at SWHC, The Volstead Orchestra came to play for the community on the 2nd August 2018. Over £600 was raised for the Shul! Here are the photos, courtesy of Terry Mendoza at the Retro Photostudio. Take a look at the gallery below.
Delicious food from Suzanne Elman, inspirational and knowledgeable speakers in Lord Monroe Palmer of Childs Hill, Dr Charles Landau and Phillip Hyman. A great evening was had by all, see for yourself in our picture gallery below.
Photo credits: Kevin Leigh & Suzanne Elman.