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 the following:-
Weekly Shabbat Morning  services 
One Friday night service a month which is followed by a Chavurah meal.  This generates lots of interesting conversation and people bring great food.
Lunch & Learn sessions at least once a month after a Shabbat service 
We celebrate all of the festivals and hold a Communal Seder every year.  At this years Communal Seder over 50 members and guests attended and they had a very enjoyable time.
Cheder (Religion School) classes for our children on a Sunday morning for about 30 weeks in the year. 
Adult Education & Lehrhaus classes in conjunction with the Leo Baeck College. Some sessions are held in conjunction with our neighbouring synagogues.
A Text Study class.  Hebrew classes when there  is a demand.   Conversion classes.    Bar/Bat Mitzvah tuition.   Lunch & Learn sessions.
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 Synagogue in Marlborough Road South Woodford.
We also offer:-
A friendly family orientated atmosphere at all services and events.
Full inclusion for women in all services and management of the synagogue.
Wedding ceremonies both in the synagogue and at outside venues. 

Finally 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 as well.
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


On Communal Seder on Saturday 31st March

6.00pm start 
We are pleased to announce that once again we shall be holding a communal Seder in the synagogue. As in previous years the meal will consist of boiled eggs and salt water, poached salmon or fried fish and there will be a vegetarian alternative. All salads and accompaniments and desserts will also be provided by the synagogue. Any food brought into the synagogue must be dairy and kosher for Passover. The synagogue will be providing Seder plates, matzo, wine soft drinks etc.

We can only accommodate comfortably 9 tables of 8 people which is a maximum of 72. So it is important that you book early. The cost has remained the same for the last three years.  Please use the booking form  which can be obtained by email admin@sukkatshalom.me.uk


A new Pilates Class starts on Thursday 11th January 2018
From 6.30pm to 7.30pm
Please contact 
Han Cherry on 07799691195 for details 


Tu B'Shevat 2018

Shabbat Morning services 

Saturday morning at 10.00am 

New Book Group

Karen Watch & Rachel Savage of Sukkat Shalom Reform Synagogue

have started a new Book Club which will meet from time to time in the Cheder Block of the synagogue

The Book Club will now meet on a Thursday with the next meeting taking place on the 8thMarch at 8pm. 
The 1st book is How to stop time by Matt Haig. 
Book 2 is The far side of the sky by Daniel Kalla. 
The 3rd is Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine by Gail Honeyman. 
Please join Rachel & Karen  for what is hoped to be a fun gathering of bookworms once a month.

Refreshments will be provided.

Contact admin@sukkatshalom.me.uk for further details


On Tuesday 27th March 
The Council for Christians & Jews (CCJ) will be holding their annual demonstration Seder under the leadership of Rabbi Larry Becker.
It will be hosted by St. John-at-Hackney, Lower 
Clapton Rd, London, E5 0P. 
This is the mother church of Hackney. 

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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