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
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
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Isabella Levicki was Bat Mitzvah in the synagogue today Saturday 14th November 2015. She was a credit to her family and friends.
Her Parsha was Genesis Chapter 25 verses 19-34 and her Haftorah which was read by her Grandmother Yvonne Levicki was Samuel 1 Chapter 1 verses 1-20.