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January 2019

Learn to Lein

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

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Seymour Group Lunch

January 17 @ 12:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Guest speaker: Wendy Max will speak about her life in music £15 payable at the door. Book early by phoning Hermy Jankel on 020 7722 8489. If she is unavailable please leave a clear message. Cancellations will only be accepted before 10am on the preceding Monday. Otherwise you will be charged. Parking? We aim to finish by 2.30pm Dates for your Diary: Thursday 21 February Kevin Coyne – ‘Has America come up trumps?’ Thursday 21 March Roger Rose – “Now I Come to…

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Kolnoa-Cinema: Fuglene Over Sundet/Across the Waters

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dir. Nicolo Donato 2016, Denmark In the lead up to Holocaust Memorial Day 2019, this dark but gripping drama tells the story of the escape of Jews from Denmark to Sweden during WWII with the help of local people and boatmen. We are privileged to welcome WLS member and good friend, part-Danish film and theatre maker, Alexander Bodin Saphir to join us for the post screening discussion. Alex has researched the history of this less well known period of Holocaust…

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ShabbaTots Service

January 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Saturday until March 16, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

January 19 @ 5:00 pm - January 20 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

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Religion School

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

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Parents Learning Project

January 20 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 23, 2019

For the second year, we are working with the Lyons Learning Project to create a series of sessions that will enrich your own learning, give you tools to practice Judaism at home and offer space to think through challenging issues around parenting. The sessions will be friendly, informal and an opportunity to meet other parents too. They will be taught by our rabbinic team. The programme is led by Rabbi Neil Janes who is the rabbinic lead for Education at…

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Drop-In Centre

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Sunday until April 21, 2019

There are many ways to support our Drop-In Centre, from donating nappies, basmati rice and clothing (in good, wearable condition), to pitching in at the centre on the third Sunday of each month. Keep in mind that all of our volunteers were once first-time volunteers, so inexperience need not be an impediment to your participation! We are there to support each other as much as to assist the mothers, fathers and children who come for our help.

Find out more »

Parashat Hashavuah

January 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Carers Support Group

January 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

There are many amongst us that are taking care of a family member, a neighbour or a friend who is unwell. We do not always see ourselves as ‘carers’; we say “I’m her sister”, “I’m her husband”, “his daughter” – “off course I take care of him/her when they are unwell.” Yet, sometimes the caring role is overwhelming, isolating and hard, even if it is difficult to admit this to ourselves and to others. More often than not it takes…

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Berkeley Lunch Club

January 22 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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Bereavement Visitors Group

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

West London Synagogue rightly claims to serve its membership in many aspects of their lives, from birth through each of life’s cycles. To do so, it relies on its members who contribute in so many ways. Helping others is probably the most rewarding of all activities. Perhaps the most neglected are those who suffer the loss of a loved one. Maybe a parent, a relative, even a child. Or a close colleague or special friend. We at WLS have our…

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Learn to Lein

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »

Cancer Support Group

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a support group for anyone who has had or currently has cancer. WLS is a safe environment to come to in which to share issues in confidence with people who understand what you are going through. Please contact Jo Michaels on 020 7535 0290 if you would like to discuss this further.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

January 26 @ 5:00 pm - January 27 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Religion School

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

Find out more »

Access to Judaism

January 27 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2 weeks on Sunday until February 10, 2019

We have had a flourishing Jewish Preparation class for many years that welcomes Jews by Choice. It is in the tradition of Rabbi Hugo Gryn z’l who believed that we need to be welcoming and inclusive of those who want to learn about Judaism and join our community. They study Jewish festivals, life-cycle, history and traditions as well as the different denominations and their theology and philosophy. Over the years, a number of members have said to me that they would love…

Find out more »

Parents Learning Project

January 27 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 23, 2019

For the second year, we are working with the Lyons Learning Project to create a series of sessions that will enrich your own learning, give you tools to practice Judaism at home and offer space to think through challenging issues around parenting. The sessions will be friendly, informal and an opportunity to meet other parents too. They will be taught by our rabbinic team. The programme is led by Rabbi Neil Janes who is the rabbinic lead for Education at…

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Holocaust Memorial Day White Rose Service

January 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Doors open at 5.30pm, Service starts at 6.00pm West London Synagogue, in association with the Council of Christians and Jews, will be holding a special service to honour the memory of the White Rose Group in Munich, an extraordinary group of young students and their lecturer who wrote pamphlets against the Nazis to enlighten their friends about the risk of Fascism. They paid with their lives, but their bravery has inspired many people. Please join us to learn of their…

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Parashat Hashavuah

January 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Bereavement Support Group

January 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Have you suffered the loss of a partner, relative or friend? Would you welcome the opportunity to meet others in a similar position to yourself?

Find out more »

Berkeley Lunch Club

January 29 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Learn to Lein

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »
February 2019

ShabbaTots Service

February 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Saturday until April 6, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

February 2 @ 5:00 pm - February 3 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Religion School

February 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

Find out more »

Parashat Hashavuah

February 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Berkeley Lunch Club

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

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Learn to Lein

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »

Friday Night Dinner

February 8 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

DAME MARGARET HODGE, MP The esteemed MP for Barking and campaigner for children’s rights, Dame Margaret Hodge will be joining us to talk about her life in British politics, most notably under the Blair and Brown Governments. The cost is £29.50 per adult member and £35 per adult non-member, which includes a catered 3 course meal. Please note that places cannot be guaranteed without payment and that we are unable to offer refunds up to one week prior to a dinner.…

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Winter Night Shelter

February 9 @ 5:00 pm - February 10 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Religion School

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

Find out more »

Access to Judaism

February 10 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2 weeks on Sunday until February 10, 2019

We have had a flourishing Jewish Preparation class for many years that welcomes Jews by Choice. It is in the tradition of Rabbi Hugo Gryn z’l who believed that we need to be welcoming and inclusive of those who want to learn about Judaism and join our community. They study Jewish festivals, life-cycle, history and traditions as well as the different denominations and their theology and philosophy. Over the years, a number of members have said to me that they would love…

Find out more »

Philharmonia Chamber Players in Concert

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

5.30pm: Free Pre Concert Talk by Stan Freed about the pieces by Viktor Ullmann and Joseph Haydn 6.00pm: Reception 6.30pm: Concert By popular demand, the Philharmonia Chamber Players return to West London Synagogue for an unforgettable programme of world-class music. Together with familiar works by Haydn and Mendelssohn, the Philharmonia Chamber Players will perform for us the rarely heard String Quartet No. 3 by Viktor Ullman. This beautiful composition – Ullman’s only surviving string quartet – was composed in the notorious…

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Parashat Hashavuah

February 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Berkeley Lunch Club

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

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Kolnoa-Cinema: The Man in the Wall

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dir. Evgeny Ruman 2015, Israel Escape Valentine’s Day by joining us to watch this seriously scary thriller, shot on a low budget over six days but as tight and suspenseful as you could possibly hope for, and the winner of many awards. Rami takes his dog for a walk and disappears. During the course of a night in which friends come and go, consoling his wife in their apartment, it becomes clear that all is not quite what it seemed.…

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ShabbaTots Service

February 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Saturday until March 16, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

February 16 @ 5:00 pm - February 17 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Drop-In Centre

February 17 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the third Sunday until April 21, 2019

There are many ways to support our Drop-In Centre, from donating nappies, basmati rice and clothing (in good, wearable condition), to pitching in at the centre on the third Sunday of each month. Keep in mind that all of our volunteers were once first-time volunteers, so inexperience need not be an impediment to your participation! We are there to support each other as much as to assist the mothers, fathers and children who come for our help.

Find out more »

Parashat Hashavuah

February 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Carers’ Support Group

February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sometimes the role of a carer is overwhelming, isolating and hard, even if it is difficult to admit this to ourselves and to others. The sharing of experiences with others in the same position may strengthen our ability to cope and can make a real difference. This is a chance to get advice and information and have space to socialise with others who are often struggling with the same kind of issues and who understand the challenges being faced. If…

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Berkeley Lunch Club

February 19 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

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Seymour Group Lunch

February 21 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Guest speaker: Kevin Coyne – ‘Has America come up trumps?’ £15 payable at the door. Book early by phoning Hermy Jankel on 020 7722 8489. If unavailable please leave a clear message. Cancellations only accepted before 10am on the preceding Monday. Otherwise you will be charged. Parking? We aim to finish by 2.30pm. Date for your Diary Thursday 21 March Roger Rose – “Now I Come to Think of It” – The making of an Autobiography

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Winter Night Shelter

February 23 @ 5:00 pm - February 24 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Parashat Hashavuah

February 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Berkeley Lunch Club

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

Find out more »

Learn to Lein

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »

Bereavement Support Group

February 28 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you suffered the loss of a partner, relative or friend? Would you welcome the opportunity to meet others in a similar position to yourself?

Find out more »

Bereavement Visitors Group

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Our trained Bereavement Visitors help members of the community who have suffered the loss of a loved one. This group is tiny in comparison with the numbers that it might be supporting, so the more such visitors we have the better service we can offer. People from all walks of life may become trained visitors. If this is something you would like to consider further then please contact: Jo Michaels on 020 7535 0290.

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Cancer Support Group

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This is a support group for anyone who has had or currently has cancer. WLS is a safe environment to come to in which to share issues in confidence with people who understand what you are going through. Please contact Jo Michaels on 020 7535 0290 if you would like to discuss this further.

Find out more »
March 2019

ShabbaTots Service

March 2 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Saturday until April 6, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

March 2 @ 5:00 pm - March 3 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

Find out more »

Religion School

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

Find out more »

Parents Learning Project

March 3 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Sunday until June 23, 2019

For the second year, we are working with the Lyons Learning Project to create a series of sessions that will enrich your own learning, give you tools to practice Judaism at home and offer space to think through challenging issues around parenting. The sessions will be friendly, informal and an opportunity to meet other parents too. They will be taught by our rabbinic team. The programme is led by Rabbi Neil Janes who is the rabbinic lead for Education at…

Find out more »

Parashat Hashavuah

March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

Find out more »

Berkeley Lunch Club

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

Find out more »

Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

March 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - March 10 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

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Religion School

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

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Parents Learning Project

March 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 23, 2019

For the second year, we are working with the Lyons Learning Project to create a series of sessions that will enrich your own learning, give you tools to practice Judaism at home and offer space to think through challenging issues around parenting. The sessions will be friendly, informal and an opportunity to meet other parents too. They will be taught by our rabbinic team. The programme is led by Rabbi Neil Janes who is the rabbinic lead for Education at…

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Parashat Hashavuah

March 11 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Berkeley Lunch Club

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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Lyons Learning Project – Israeli Literature as a Window on Israeli Society

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until April 17, 2019

Wednesdays 7-8.30pm 6, 13 & 27 Feb | 6, 13 & 27 Mar| 3, 10, 17 Apr (The WLS Eretz programme tour to Israel, 27 March – 4 April, will include sessions) £160 for ten weeks plus handbook A literary journey that offers a fresh and fascinating examination of Israeli society since the birth of the State in 1948. An encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, where students will discover an Israeli society that is original,…

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Learn to Lein

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

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C.B.T Café

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The CBT Café is a partnership between WLS and Sophie and Emma, who founded their company, ‘Unravelling Minds’, in order to help lessen the stigma surrounding mental health. The CBT Café is a place for those with lived experience of mental health, whether in their own lives or in the lives of those close to them, to come and share experiences. It is a non-therapeutic environment for people to meet together. So drop in, unwind and learn, and what better…

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Kolnoa-Cinema: Akhim/Brothers

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dir. Igaal Niddam 2008, Israel/Switzerland Two long estranged brothers, one observant and the other secular, come back into contact and work out their own differences, whilst a court battle is fought over the rights of yeshiva students to claim exemption from Army duty. The production is unsophisticated, but gives us a keen feel for the unsolved issue of separation of State and religion in Israel. Doors open 7pm for drinks and snacks, 7.45pm screening, and admission is free, but donations…

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Friday Night Dinner

March 15 @ 7:15 pm - 10:00 pm

Guest speaker - JON SOPEL  By popular demand, a return to WLS by Jon Sopel, one of our most distinguished and recognisable television presenters, journalists and writers. Jon is currently serving as the North America Editor of the BBC and we look forward to hearing about his views on current affairs and the world’s relationship with President Trump. The cost is £29.50 per adult member and £35 per adult non-member, which includes a catered 3 course meal. Please note that places cannot…

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ShabbaTots Service

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Every month on the third Saturday until March 16, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

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Winter Night Shelter

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - March 17 @ 7:30 am
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Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

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Religion School

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

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Parents Learning Project

March 17 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 23, 2019

For the second year, we are working with the Lyons Learning Project to create a series of sessions that will enrich your own learning, give you tools to practice Judaism at home and offer space to think through challenging issues around parenting. The sessions will be friendly, informal and an opportunity to meet other parents too. They will be taught by our rabbinic team. The programme is led by Rabbi Neil Janes who is the rabbinic lead for Education at…

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Drop-In Centre

March 17 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the third Sunday until April 21, 2019

There are many ways to support our Drop-In Centre, from donating nappies, basmati rice and clothing (in good, wearable condition), to pitching in at the centre on the third Sunday of each month. Keep in mind that all of our volunteers were once first-time volunteers, so inexperience need not be an impediment to your participation! We are there to support each other as much as to assist the mothers, fathers and children who come for our help.

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Parashat Hashavuah

March 18 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Carers’ Support Group

March 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Sometimes the role of a carer is overwhelming, isolating and hard, even if it is difficult to admit this to ourselves and to others. The sharing of experiences with others in the same position may strengthen our ability to cope and can make a real difference. This is a chance to get advice and information and have space to socialise with others who are often struggling with the same kind of issues and who understand the challenges being faced. If…

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Berkeley Lunch Club

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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Let It Be Purim!

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Seymour Group Lunch

March 21 @ 12:15 pm - 2:30 pm

Guest Speaker: Roger Rose – “Now I Come to Think of It” – The making of an Autobiography £15 payable at the door. Book early by phoning Hermy Jankel on 020 7722 8489. If she is unavailable please leave a clear message. Cancellations will only be accepted before 10am on the preceding Monday. Otherwise you will be charged. Parking? We aim to finish by 2.30pm

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Winter Night Shelter

March 23 @ 5:00 pm - March 24 @ 7:30 am
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Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

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Religion School

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

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Parashat Hashavuah

March 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Bereavement Support Group

March 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Have you suffered the loss of a partner, relative or friend? Would you welcome the opportunity to meet others in a similar position to yourself?

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Berkeley Lunch Club

March 26 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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Cancer Support Group

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a support group for people who have had or currently have cancer. There is no age limit and it is open for both male and female attendees. WLS is a safe environment to come to in which to share issues in confidence with people who understand what you are going through. Each meeting is facilitated by Jo Michaels and Rabbi David Mitchell. Please contact Jo Michaels at jo.michaels@wls.org.uk on 020 7535 0290 if you would like to attend or…

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Bereavement Visitors Group

March 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

West London Synagogue rightly claims to serve its membership in many aspects of their lives, from birth through each of life’s cycles. To do so, it relies on its members who contribute in so many ways. Helping others is probably the most rewarding of all activities. Perhaps the most neglected are those who suffer the loss of a loved one. Maybe a parent, a relative, even a child. Or a close colleague or special friend. We at WLS have our…

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Learn to Lein

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »

Winter Night Shelter

March 30 @ 5:00 pm - March 31 @ 7:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week until March 30, 2019

We work alongside Seymour Place,  twelve local churches, and Al Manaar mosque to provide emergency accommodation for people experiencing homelessness on Saturday night each week. Please join our team in providing a number of services on and throughout the night, including set-up and hosting; cooking; and staying overnight and preparing breakfast. For more information or to volunteer, email Nic Schlagman  

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Religion School

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every week on Sunday until June 30, 2019

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gil Reshef: 020 7535 0260 Gil is our Head of Education and runs the Religion School, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, TRIPOD and Jewish Preparation programmes. Adi Ben-Naim: 020 7535 0291 Adi is the Religion School administrator and supports and manages all Religion School and Youth matters. Rabbi Neil Janes Neil is the Rabbi of the Religion School (Please note that all the Education Team work an Israeli week, 9-5pm, Sunday through Thursday.)

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April 2019

Parashat Hashavuah

April 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Berkeley Lunch Club

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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Grief Works – Julia Samuel In Conversation with Rabbi Julia

April 2 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Refreshments from 6.15pm, start promptly at 6.45pm Julia Samuel and Rabbi Julia will be ‘in conversation’ about Julia Samuel’s best-selling book, ‘Grief Works’. Julia Samuel is a trained psychotherapist, working in the field of grief, and she has many insights to impart. The two Julias are old friends, and Rabbi Julia will be asking Julia about how we can think differently about approaching grief. RSVP to Jenny Browning on 0207 535 0273

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Learn to Lein

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until April 10, 2019

Have you ever wanted to chant from the Torah? It’s never too late to learn to lein. Mastering the age-old Jewish art of reading the musical cantillation marks will give you new insight into the pace, tone and rhythm of the Torah. It will also help you with Hebrew reading and understanding. This easy-going and enjoyable course, is open to all, irrespective of musical ability.

Find out more »

ShabbaTots Service

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Saturday until April 6, 2019

Run by Avivit Katzil, our Shabbat morning services are informal and fun, with English and Hebrew songs, accompanied by guitar and ukulele, and percussion instruments for children to join in. The Rabbis join us for Kiddush.

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Parashat Hashavuah

April 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until April 15, 2019

The portion of the week means so much more if you have studied it before. Join Rabbi Helen Freeman in the Stourcliffe Mezzanine and bring along a light non-meat lunch. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Social Care & Action Volunteers Training

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Light supper provided Why do we volunteer? Where do we volunteer? How do we volunteer? Induction and refresher for new or potential volunteers and for existing WLS Volunteers. With Jo Michaels and Tirza Waisel, Social Care team and Nic Schlagman, Head of Social Action. For more information please contact Tirza Waisel on 020 7535 0278 or email tirza.waisel@wls.org.uk

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Berkeley Lunch Club

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until April 30, 2019

Every Tuesday From 10.30am: welcome tea and coffee. At 11.00am: Gentle Pilates followed by a discussion about the week’s news. A hot three-course lunch is served at 12.30pm after which members are free to chat and relax until approximately 2pm. Cost for the day is £11.  

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