Rabbi Kath Vardi took up her post at NWSS following her semicha(ordination) from Leo Baeck College on 2 July 2017 when she was awarded a master’s degree in rabbinic theology. Rabbi Kath and her family have relocated from Preston in Lancashire to Surrey, and she notes that the whole family, who are avid walkers, have already discovered […]

NWSS Welcomes Rabbi Kath Vardi


Here is a copy of the sermon Rabbi Zucker delivered during his last Shabbat service at NWSS on Saturday 17th June 2017. Good morning. Shabbat shalom. In the words of the psalmist, Barukh haba b’shem Adonai, beyrakh-nukhem b’veit Adonai.  Blessed are you who come in God’s name, we bless you out of the house of […]

Rabbi Zucker’s final Sermon at NWSS


This article about our long-standing member, and Vice-President, Jennifer Jankel, was published in the Jewish Chronicle in June 2017. Jewish music of all sorts is having a moment, and a lot of it is due to Jennifer Jankel’s energy and ideas. I never get tired,” muses Jennifer Jankel. “I get up, and I get going.” […]

Jennifer Jankel: Let’s face the music and dance