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.
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 on a Tuesday & Wednesday evenings. Some sessions are held in conjunction with our neighbour synagogues.
A Text Study class which is currently looking at the Yemenite Midrash. Hebrew classes when there is a demand. Conversion classes. Bar/Bat Mitzvah tuition. Lunch & Learn sessions on 1 Saturday in each 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 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.
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
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