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  • Jewish Historical Society – Essex Branch

    December 5, 2018

    The next Jewish Historical Society – Essex Branch – meeting will take place on Tuesday 11th December, 8pm at Clore Tikvah School. The talk will be Churchill and the Jews with speaker Richard Cohen.

    Admission is free for members and £4 for non-members. For further ... Read more

  • Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the Kindertransport

    November 30, 2018

    Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner has written a special prayer for the Kindertransport Shabbat this weekend. Synagogues and communities across the country will be reading out the prayer as part of their Shabbat service to commemorate 80 years since the first group of Kindertransport children arrived in Britain. To read the prayer click here

    World Jewish Relief, ... Read more

  • Singing for the Memory

    November 23, 2018

    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

  • Learn to Salsa @ SWESRS

    November 14, 2018

    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 admin@swesrs.org.uk

  • Children and Young Peoples’s Mental Health and Wellbeing!

    November 14, 2018

    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

  • Jewish Historical Society – Essex Branch

    November 13, 2018

    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

  • We Will Remember Him!

    November 12, 2018

    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

  • 84th AJEX Parade – Mitzvah Day – Sunday 18th November

    November 9, 2018

    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

  • JJBS Bulb Spree!

    November 9, 2018

    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

  • Special prayer marking 100 years since the end of the First World War

    November 8, 2018

    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

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