Welcome to Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue
We are friendly Reform community based in Wanstead London E11.
 
Our synagogue is housed in the beautifully restored Grade II* listed building that was once part of the old Wanstead Hospital complex and prior to that the Merchant Seaman’s Orphan's Asylum.
 
With a growing community of over 400 Full Members and over 30 Associate Members plus around 110 children, Sukkat Shalom offers its members:
 
  • Weekly Shabbat Morning  services.  Some designed with the family and young children in mind.

  • 1 Friday night service a month which is followed by a Chavurah meal.

  • We celebrate all of the festivals.

  • Cheder (Religion School) classes for our children on a Sunday morning. 

  • Adult Education. Some sessions are held in conjunction with our neighbour synagogues.
  • Text Study class.

  • Hebrew classes.

  • Conversion classes.

  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah tuition.

  • Lunch & Learn session, Breakfasts & Onegin.

  • Social events. i.e Quizes, Cabaret Nights, 

  • Musical Concerts.

  • Joint services with other local Progressive synagogues

  • Bridge play on a Wednesday night at Woodford Progressive.

  • A friendly family orientated atmosphere.

  • Full inclusion for women.
And as our Hebrew name translated says, we are a Shelter of Peace.
You can read more about the history of the community on this website and there are a number of videos to watch.
 
If you are interested in joining the synagogue please contact Frank Godson on 07545349999 or admin@sukkatshalom.me.uk
 
.A friendly atmosphere Regular Services Lunch & Learn on Shabbat Friday Night Chavurahs Bridge Play Text Study Classes &; Hebrew Classes for Adults and Beginners Cheder Classes &; Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tuition An effective Council of Trustees A really Great Rabbi A Great shul to get married in A Youth Club
The  Holocaust Memorial Board has been installed into the gallery of the synagogue.  The donors are Mr & Mrs Michael Falk.
 
...."We think it looks great in its new home, forever grateful Love Hil & Mick 
 
A photograph is in the Galleries section of the website under Building Interior. 
 


Shabbat Morning services every
Saturday at 10.00am
 
Erev Shabbat service on the 1st Friday in each month starting at 7.00pm.  This will be followed by a Chavurah Meal.
 
 

 

Next month the Jewish Museum launches a major new exhibition 

 
For Richer For Poorer
 
Weddings Unveiled 
 
which runs from
13 February to 31 May 2015.

 

The exhibition showcases our rich and evocative collection of material relating to weddings within the immigrant Jewish community from the 1880s to the mid-20th century.

 

Wedding dresses, invitations and menus will be displayed alongside the museum’s huge archive of vintage wedding photographs, particularly those of the East End wedding photographer Boris Bennett.

 

 
Erev Shabbat service with a Fruit Seder and Chavurah Meal for Tu B,Shevat.
 
Friday 6th February 7.00pm. 
 

 
There will be the unveiling of the Foundation Stone for the new Ohel at the Woodland Cemetery in Cheshunt.
 
The stone will be unveiled by
 
Jerome Karet the President of the JJBS
 
The service will be delivered by our
Rabbi Larry Becker 
 
Sunday 8th February at 2.30pm.
 
 
 

 Chavurah Lunch & Book Launch
at Beit Tikvah
 
On Saturday 14th of February at 12.30pm members of the ECAMPS synagogues are invited to attend a book launch at Beit Tikvah Synagogue Perrymans Farm Road  Barkinside.
 
Rabbi Dr. Michael Hilton will talk about his new book "How the Bar and Bat Mitzvah ceremonies began.
 
There will also be a Chavurah Meal so please bring some food to share. Dairy &  vegetarian only. 
 
 





1 Victory Road, Hermon Hill, Wanstead, London E11 1UL
Tel: 020 8530 3345 | Email: admin@sukkatshalom.me.uk
Registered Charity Number 283615.
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