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