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 services.
Weekly Shabbat Morning services
One Friday night service a month which is followed by a Chavurah meal. Lots of interesting conversation and great food.
We celebrate all of the festivals and hold a Communal Seder every year. At this years Communal Seder 50 members and guests attended and had a very enjoyable time.
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 which is currently looking at live in the East End of London and New York both past and present.
Conversion classes. Bar/Bat Mitzvah tuition. Lunch & Learn sessions on 1 Saturday in the month.
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.
We have full inclusion for women.
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
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Here are some pictures taken at the recent
Quiz in the
Synagogue on Sunday 8th May 2016