Latest News & Archive


Video Initiative

March 23rd, 2020|

As our Shul has had to close its doors in these strange and worrying times, the Rabbi has started a series of live broadcasts on Facebook.  Watch to listen to his messages to the community, davening of services and learning classes.

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In Photos: Youth Purim Party

March 14th, 2020|

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

Seder-on-Sea! – CANCELLED.

March 12th, 2020|

Cancelled with regret due to the Coronavirus.

Purim at SWHC!

January 30th, 2020|

Lots going on this year to celebrate Purim. “They tried to kill us; we won; lets eat!”

Southend Friends of Israel Meeting

January 30th, 2020|

Please support the Southend Friends of Israel, we are honoured to have Jonathan Turner coming to speak to us. Check out the flyer below for more information.

Holocaust Memorial Day 26th/27th January

January 6th, 2020|

Please support this important event jointly organised by Southend Borough Council, Holocaust Memorial Day and SWHC.

Hebrew Reading Crash Course

January 6th, 2020|

In 5 weeks you could be reading Hebrew! Join Adrienne and learn in this friendly easy course.

In Photos: Youth Chanukah Party

December 20th, 2019|

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

In Photos: Coffee Morning for Havens Hospice

December 9th, 2019|

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

AID Society – Lets go to the Races!

November 27th, 2019|

Come along to our race night to raise charity for the AID Society which helps our local Jewish Care centre.