Latest News & Archive


SWHC Raises £10,000 for Southend Hospital!

May 31st, 2020|

Kol hakavod to our generous community; we have raised a total of over £10,000 for Southend University Hospital!

These much-needed funds will be directed to the well-being of the front-line staff and careworkers at our local hosptial.  A big thank you to Marilyn Salt who organised the fundraiser and an even bigger thank you to all Read More

Videos for Yom HaShoah, HaZicharon and HaAtzmaut

May 31st, 2020|

Special videos were released to commemorate and celebrate these special days marking the modern history of our people.  Direct links to the videos can be found below.
Yom HaShoah
20th April 2020

Yom HaZicharon
27th April 2020

Yom HaAtzma’ut
28th April 2020

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.

Please visit and give the page a “Like” to be kept up to date Read More

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