Taken from the Surrey Advertiser by TOM SMURTHWAITE Holocaust Memorial Day: Jewish survivor in Surrey recalls horror of 1930s Germany North West Surrey Synagogue invited schools from Guildford and Weybridge to a series of events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. An otherwise happy childhood in 1930s Munich for six-year-old Beatrice started to unravel at one memorable point. […]

Holocaust Memorial Day Project   Recently updated !

NWSS had the pleasure of welcoming a 4th year Student Rabbi, Kath Vardi, to lead our Shabbat Service on 16th January 2016. Below is a copy of the sermon from that week. Parsha Bo Quite a few of us have recently landed back in the real world with a bump. Coming back from the ‘bubble’ […]

Visiting Student Rabbi Kath Vardi’s Sermon   Recently updated !

The atmosphere in the shul was warm and spiced on Friday night as preparations for the evening- and the mulled wine- were made. After a meal for the children attending the evening, donuts included, the traditional en-masse Chanukiyah lighting was held on the stage, led by Rabbi Zucker. The breathtaking macrocosm of candle flames, accompanied by the singing of Ma’Oz […]

NWSS Chanukah: Are You Smarter Than A Cheder Kid?

Donald & Ena
On Saturday 31st October, Shabbat Vayeira, NWSS had great pleasure in sharing in the celebrations for the 60th Wedding Anniversary for Donald & Ena Black, two of our esteemed members. We had a number of visiting Rabbis to our service, including one of Ena & Donald’s sons! Below is the sermon that Rabbi Tony Bayfield gave. He […]

Sermon from Ena & Donald’s Diamond Wedding

Crispy Traditional Potato Latkes (Pareve) 2 lbs. Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes 1 medium onion ½ cup chopped scallions (green onions) 2 large eggs, beaten Salt & pepper to taste Vegetable oil for frying Peel potatoes and drop in cold water until all are peeled. Using a grater or food processor, coarsely grate the potatoes […]


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As the calendar moves from November into December, the nights get longer and the days shorter and shorter. It is inevitable that a certain psychological gloom descends on many people. We miss the sunshine of autumn as it flickers between the different colouring leaves, never mind the wonderful warm summer days we often know in […]

Chanukah Message from Rabbi Zucker