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In Photos: Youth Chanukah Party

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

December 20th, 2019|Photos, Youth|

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|

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 HaZicharon / Ha’atzmaut

An evening remembering those who fought to defend Israel and have died in terror attacks, followed by celebrating Israel’s 71st birthday!

May 12th, 2019|Israel, Photos|

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|

In Photos: Let’s Get Together Cream Tea

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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August 14th, 2018|Event, Photos|

In Photos: The Volstead Orchestra

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.

August 3rd, 2018|Event, Music, Photos|

In Photos: Tu BiShevat JLS Event

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.

February 2nd, 2018|Photos|

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|

Sponsored Walk – Thank you!

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.

https://mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/jenniferpepper

Photo credit: Kevin Leigh

August 16th, 2017|Announcements, Photos|