News Archives

  • RSY-Netzer’s Shemesh Summer Camp – Applications are open!

    February 12, 2018

    The application for RSY-Netzer’s Shemesh summer camp is out now and they offer a an early bird Reform discount, so apply online now!

    RSY-Netzer offer five residential summer camps for school years 5-10, running from the 31 July – ... Read more

  • Yom Ha’atzmaut Israel Supper Quiz

    February 11, 2018

    Redbridge Jewish Community’s Yom Ha’atzmaut Israel Supper Quiz is taking place on Sunday 25th February, 7pm. For further details please contact Sheila Chiat on 020 8599 1324.

  • Jewish Historical Society meeting

    February 6, 2018

    The next Jewish Historical Society meeting will take place on Tuesday 20th February, 8pm at Clore Tikvah School, £4 – Dr Lopez’s Trial, Sir Edward Coke and the Jews – a Miscarriage of justice?

  • Shopping / Judaica shop

    February 6, 2018

    Do you shop online? Help to raise funds for the shul every time you do by registering on and selecting SWESRS as your recipient. Then before you go shopping, open  confirm that you have selected the shul and follow the link to all your favourite online shops.  It costs you nothing, ... Read more

  • Jami’s Head Room programme

    February 6, 2018

    Jami’s Head Room programme provides learning and engagement for adults and young people across the Jewish community, to reach out and inspire. The 2017-18 Head Room Prospectus has just launched and is available to download from the Jami website:

  • Tribute to Ian Jacobs to mark his 20th Anniversary as Choir Master here at SWESRS!

    February 1, 2018

    The definition of a “Mensch” is “Human Being – A man of integrity and honour”. No one I know epitomises this Yiddish word so full of meaning than Ian Jacobs.

    This month, Ian celebrates his  20th anniversary as SWESRS Choir Master, the longest serving of any of our ... Read more

  • LB Redbridge HMD 2018

    January 24, 2018

    This Saturday is Holocaust Memorial Day.

    Redbridge Council will be holding a service at the Holocaust Memorial Garden in Valentines Park, Ilford on Friday 26 January 2018, 11am. Our SWESRS Choir will be taking part.

    We encourage all those who ... Read more

  • Theatre Trip to ‘Kindertransport’

    January 17, 2018

    Join Rabbi Lisa and fellow SWESRS members for an outing  to see ‘Kindertransport’ at the Queen’s Theatre, Hornchurch  on Wednesday, 21st March 2018 at 7 30pm. To book and pay for tickets at £22.50, contact the synagogue office by Thursday, 11th January. For more details, visit: ... Read more

  • New Essex Masorti Synagogue

    January 16, 2018

    From this Shabbat (5 / 6 January) we will be welcoming to Oaks Lane New Essex Masorti Synagogue, who recently signed a lease to use our premises. They will be holding their regular Shabbat Morning services and some of their Chagim services as well. These will ... Read more

  • Saint Francis Hospice Baby Monitor Appeal!

    January 16, 2018

    The hospice are now in short supply of baby monitors. These have proved to be invaluable to patients who are suffering with life limiting illnesses and who are being treated in the Community. If you have one which is no longer needed, please would you contact Rita Gersh via the Synagogue office to arrange ... Read more

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