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ECA Rosh Hashanah Workshop

  ECA Rosh Hashanah Workshop Invitation to Cantors and Prayer Leaders   David Rome, Maurice Minsky, Steven Leas and others, invite you to join them in a new style…

Grease Casting Call

Following the success of last year’s HAPPY video, we are recording our new YOU’RE THE ONE THAT I WANT Grease video special in 30 minute slots on Wednesday…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus MBE – Pinchas

Although named after Pinchas, the ‘ hero ‘ of the previous Sidra, whose act of courage stopped the plague that devastated the children of Israel, this weeks Sidra…

Three Cantor Concert Video

“The Cantors Concert” concert starting Chazanim Robert Brody,  Avromi Frielich and Steven Leas together with the Lumos Quartet, part of the LSO young musicians. The concert was presented in conjunction…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus MBE – Balak

In this Sidra we read of the confrontation between Balak, the King of Moab, and the children of Israel who wished to pass through Moab on the way…

Photos Photos from CONNECT:Terrorism

The second event in the new Connect Series was held last night, 24 June, at the BDO Offices in Baker Street.  Over a hundred people enjoyed a choice…

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus MBE – Chukat

The word Chukat is derived from the word ‘Chok’ which is often unsatisfactorily translated to mean statute. The 613 Mitzvot of the Torah can be divided into 2…

Hebrew Summer Ulpan – 3-13 August

An intensive 2 week Ulpan, Monday to Thursday evenings from 3rd to 13th August taking place at the Central Synagogue. Classes for all levels. Book here.  

Photograph of Barry Marcus - Rabbi Video Rabbi Marcus MBE – Korach

After the unfortunate episode of the spies, although Moshe was acknowledged as the undisputed leader of our people, his position was nevertheless challenged by Korach.