News stories and anouncements for the last 14 days. For older stories, please see our News Archives
Singing for the Memory group runs every Friday morning from 10.30 -12.00 at Woodford Forest Synagogue in partnership Jewish Care. The group is cross communal and is aimed at people with dementia together with their carers. Research has shown that singing is extremely good therapy for ... Read more
We are hoping to start a Salsa Class on Monday evenings.
MUSIC, EXERCISE & FUN!
Both men & women, all are welcome!
If you are interested please contact the Synagogue office on 020 8599 0936 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Children and Young Peoples’s mental health and wellbeing has never been so high on the public agenda.
Sukkat Shalom, as part of Mitzvah Day 2018, have invited Sharon Daniels, the Wellbeing and Inclusion Manager at the Movement for Reform Judaism, who will offer a participative and interactive presentation ... Read more
The next Jewish Historical Society – Essex Branch – meeting will take place on Tuesday 20th November, 8pm at Clore Tikvah School. The talk will be Jews in Medieval England – What We Learn From a European Comparison and this will given by Prof Miri Rubin.
Professor of ... Read more
Israel Tour is a once in an lifetime opportunity for current year 11s to be inspired and empowered through exploring Israel’s diverse society, hiking through beautiful scenery and engaging in creative prayer. Applications open on 26 November. For further details click here
It was a fitting tribute that over 30 members of SWESRS attended the Rememberance Service on the 11th November for fallen WWI Canadian Soldier Second Lieutenant Harry Jassby who is buried at St. Peter’s Churchyard on Oaks Lane.The service was led by Rabbi Lisa Barrett.
(Thank you to ... Read more
This year marks the 84th Anniversary of the AJEX Annual Remembrance Ceremony and Reunion. The Jewish community have served in the Sovereign’s Armed Services for over 300 years.
AJEX Parade is one of the many events linked to Mitzvah Day – why not do your bit and support ... Read more
The JJBS are continuing their programme of planting in the Woodland Cemetery (Cheshunt) and have more bulbs to plant and are looking for willing volunteers to help on Sunday 25th November 2018, 11am-2pm
All welcome – you need suitable clothing, a trowel or bulb planter, possibly a ... Read more
Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner, Senior Rabbi to Reform Judaism, has written a special prayer marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.
At the centre of our cities, towns and villages there is always a monument. The pain of the First World War left a scar on ... Read more
For more details about what is currently on offer at Redbridge JCC take a look at the newsletter from our Community Shaliach Oded Gvaram.
There are two films being shown this year at The Odeon, South Woodford.
The Testament – Sunday 11th November – 4pm. As he investigates a hidden Holocaust-era atrocity in Austria, Yoel, a world-renowned Israeli historian, is unearthing a painful truth close to home. An accidental ... Read more
Don’t forget to sign up to receive FREE Jewish children’s books every month – www.pjlibrary.org.uk It would be great if every family raising Jewish children in the UK had their own Jewish bedtime library.
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