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.
 
Friday night service a month which is followed by a Chavurah meal.
 
We celebrate all of the festivals and hold a Communal Seder every year.
 
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 sessions,  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



 
 
 
Congratulations To
 
Hazel & Eddie Brower
 
on their wedding at Sukkat Shalom on
 
Sunday 3rd May 2015.
 

 Letter to the Ilford Recorder
 
Dear sir,

We write in response to your article of 2 May 2015 headlined "Potential SWESRS and Sukkat Shalom merger ‘makes sense’ in Redbridge". As the text of the article makes clear, the proposed merger in the borough is between its two Liberal synagogues, Bet Tikvah and Woodford Liberal Synagogue, not the two Reform synagogue mentioned in the headline. As the respective chairs of SWESRS and Sukkat Shalom, we can confirm our synagogues are thriving as independent synagogues and have no plans to merge, though we will continue to co-operate as we have done for a number of years. We wish our soon-to-be-merged colleagues every strength in their new venture, but have no intention of joining them.

Sincerely,

Rachel Savage, Chair of Council, Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue
Myra Whiskar, Chair, South West Essex and Settlement Reform Synagogue

 
 
 


Shabbat Morning services

Every Saturday morning at 10.00am

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The Jewish Museum in Camden


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.

Reeva, Frank Godson & Sue Barnett went to see this most fascinating  exhibition.  The exhibits were most interesting, the photos were delightful and the films were incredible to see.  Its worth going just to look at the caterers costs etc.  Dont miss this 
















1 Victory Road, Hermon Hill, Wanstead, London E11 1UL
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