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In Pictures: Yom HaZicharon / Ha’atzmaut

May 12th, 2019|

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

Appointment of Rabbi Geoffrey Hyman

May 10th, 2019|

Dear Members and Friends,

I am pleased to announce the selection committee for appointing the new Rabbi met and voted unanimously to recommend Rabbi Geoffrey Hyman for the position of the Rabbi of SWHC. The recommendation was put in front of the Board of Management and the recommendation was agreed unanimously.

Rabbi Hyman will be appointed Read More

In Pictures: Yom HaShoah

May 6th, 2019|

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 Read More

Lag B’Omer

May 6th, 2019|

Book now for the annual Community Lag B’Omer Barbeque. Details on the poster below.

Yom HaShoah, Zicharon & Ha’atzmaut

April 10th, 2019|

We are remembering the 6 million, those that fell creating and protecting the State of Israel and celebrating 71 years of Medinat Yisrael! Please see the posters below for more information on the events.

Communal Seder 2nd Night Pesach

April 10th, 2019|

Book now for the oppotunity to share a very special Seder with Rabbi Geoffrey Hyman and your community.

“Condiment Walk” for Emunah!

April 10th, 2019|

Geoffrey Pepper and Stephen Salt would like to thank all those who have donated to the Emunah “Condiment Walk.” So far we have raised over £4500! If you have pledged or would still like to make a donation, visit www.justgiving.com/fundraising/pepper4emunah or by cheque payable to British Emunah Fund, and leave in the Shul Office.

Concert Series – Kibitz

March 7th, 2019|

Concert series at SWHC is excited to present this young and dynamic 6-piece Klezmer and Eastern European band.  Tickets are on sale now, please see flyer below for more details.

Full Time Rabbi & Rebbetzin

February 6th, 2019|

Southend & Westcliff Hebrew Congregation have position available for a full time Rabbi & Rebbetzin for our community by the sea.

We are looking for a Rabbi who will lead our community forward but also bring their own ideas and enthusiasm and will demonstrate qualities of religious leadership.

Services are held every morning & evening and leining Read More

Shabbat UK!

February 6th, 2019|

SWHC is delighted to be joining over 40 other Shuls nationwide for Shabbat UK.  Lets keep Shabbat together!  Please book your tickets now, prices below.