Shabbat UK @Central – 1st/2nd March


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On 1st and 2nd March 2019, Jews around the UK will once again have a more meaningful Shabbat experience as part of the largest mass participation event organised for the Jewish Community in the UK.

This year Rabbi Lerer and Rebbetzin Naomi have spearheaded our Shabbat UK experience and hope to bring the community together for a very special encounter.  If you haven’t taken part before, now is your chance to experience a truly wonderful and uplifting Shabbat at Central.


Friday 1st March 2019

5:15 pm Mincha

5:35 pm Cocktail Bar

6:00 pm West End Musicals Kabbalat Shabbat

Join Cantor Steven Leas who will lead a unique Musical Theatre inspired service followed by KIDDUSH


Shabbat 2nd March 2019

9:15 am Morning Service

10:45 am  Special Shabbat UK Children’s Service followed by birthday blessing for January/February Birthdays in main Shul

11:45 am Kiddush

12:30 pm Pre-Booked Communal Lunch with Special Guest Sheldon Lazarus speaking on “I Didn’t Know You Were Jewish” – Thank you Wendy!

5:30 pm Mincha followed by Seuda

6:25 pm  Ma’ariv

6:29 pm Shabbat Ends with Havdalah Service


Shabbat UK Communal Lunch – 2nd March 2019

Rabbi Lerer and Rebbetzin Naomi invite you to join them for a very special Communal Lunch with Special Guest Sheldon Lazarus, speaking on “I Didn’t Know You Were Jewish” – Thank you Wendy!


£25 adult / £15 full-time students / £10 children under 13

Central Synagogue, 36-40 Hallam Street, London W1W 6NW

RSVP by 14 February 2019

T: 020 7580 1355




Sheldon Lazarus is the Executive Producer behind many successful non scripted series and has a prestigious track record in delivering successful primetime nonfiction and reality programming for the American market with hit shows including A&E’s signature series ‘Billy The Exterminator’ or TLC’s series ‘Mall Cops: Mall of America’.

His executive producer credits also include the ITV1 Saturday night entertainment series ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’ presented by Jonathan Ross which is now broadcast on the CW Network in the US and the BAFTA winning BBC children’s series ‘Richard Hammond’s Blast Lab’a.

He is currently working on originating and developing hit series and specials for the American market as Creative Director, Executive Producer and SVP.

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