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Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus – Chayei Sarah

  Chayei Sarah means ‘the life of Sarah’, however, strangely, in this weeks’ sidra we actually read about Sarah’s passing and the acquisition of her burial plot.  Having…

Chanukah on Ice with tribe

Tribe is returning to the Tower of London, the home of the crown jewels, for a chance for you to show off your moves and sparkle. Come and…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus – Vayera

In this week’s sedra we begin to read about the life experiences of Abraham and Sarah.  We learn from these familiar stories about the attributes of kindness that…

Photos Noah’s lego ark!!

Take a look at the result of our children’s service ark building session: complete with Noah’s control centre fitted with computers, telephones and intruder alarms! Well done to…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus – Lech Lecha

Lecha Lecha means ‘to go’.   This sedra deals with the journey of Avram and his wife Sarai from their homeland of Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) to the land…

Video The Von Trapp – Leas singers

Here’s our very own Chazan Steven having fun with his musical kids in studio singing Do you Hear the People Sing from Les Miserables. The Von Leas family…

Celebrate Simchat Torah with the Central

On Thursday night, 26th September, our main Simchat Torah event will be taking place in the Synagogue from 6:45 pm.  Our Chatanim, Nigel Gee and Ian Balcombe, invite…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Barry Marcus – Ha’azinu

The name of this week’s sedra, Ha’azinu means ‘to listen’, which refers to Moses’ song to the people of Israel looking back over their history with gratitude to…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus – Nitzavim/Vayelech

This week we read two sidrot.  Nitzavim again forms part of Moshe’s farewell speech to the nation and opens with the words ‘You are standing before the Almighty’,…