Latest News & Archive


4th May 7pm, Agnes Grunwald-Spier Talk

We are honoured to welcome author, historian and publicist, Agnes Grunwald-Spier to give a talk at SWHC for Yom HaShoah.

April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Pesach Communal Seder

Come and join us for the 1st Seder Night, we’ll have songs, stories and wonderful food and wine.  Please see the poster for more information and make sure you book with the Shul Office by the 14 April.

March 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

New Start Time for Shabbat Morning Service

We are trialling moving start time of the Shabbat Morning Service from 9:15am to 9:30am due to the recent problem of not having a minyan to start.  This trial will begin 19th March until further notice.

Please ensure you arrive a little before 9:30am so you’re ready to go and we can start promptly.

March 8th, 2016|Announcements, Uncategorized|

Purim at SWHC 2016, 23rd/24th March

We have a wonderful free programme for the evening of Purim including a Fancy Dress Parade, Slide Show, topped off with Scotch and Sushi buffet and live music.

On Purim day,  all the children and families are invited to a special SYJC evening of fun.  Contact Barry Jacobs for more information.

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March 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Cheder presents FRIDAY NIGHT

The Cheder Friday Night Experience, (led by Rebbetzen Sufrin and her team) on Friday 4th March from 4.30pm is open to all families with children up to the ages of 16!!!  If you enjoyed, (or missed) our very successful Youth Shabbaton and are interested in joining us for some great activities and a 3 course Read More

February 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Youth News: What’s on Spring/Summer 2016

There’s so much going on for the Youth this year, take a look at the posters below and contact our Youth Coordinator Barry Jacobs for more details or if you have any questions.

February 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Jewish Learning in Southend for Tu BiShvat!

Some photos of a wonderful evening of learning and food!  We had a packed hall of SWHC members and guests tucking into the most lovely food made by our very own Suzanne Elman!  Then a choice of speakers, finally the very interesting keynote lecture about extra-curricula army organisation that helps and educates soldiers from  Rabbi Shalom Hammer.

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February 8th, 2016|Learning, Uncategorized|

Youth Shabbaton – 29th/30th January

An amazing chance to enjoy a whole Shabbat of activities, food and even a sleepover (optional). A completely free event for the children and youth of SWHC. See poster for details, reserve your space now!

January 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Jewish Learning in Southend | 25th January 2016

We are delighted to be hosting our third JLS event.  Please book your tickets by contacting the Shul Office before 20th January.  Limited spaces available.

December 31st, 2015|Learning, Uncategorized|

AID Society Quiz – Raised over £1,600!

SUNDAY 22nd November – AID Society Musical Quiz

The sold-out annual AID Society Musical Quiz night was a tuneful success with 95 people attending and over £1,600 raised which will go towards providing meals and weekly outings for the elderly who either reside or attend the Jewish Care Community Centre in Westcliff. Chairperson Jeffrey Greenstein said Read More

December 7th, 2015|Announcements, Uncategorized|