In the Book of Esther, we read that Purim is a time for “feasting and merrymaking”, and this year at NWSS was no exception. As part of the carnival-like atmosphere of the festival, the children proudly paraded around the shul and across the stage in their fancy dress costumes.  Then they danced the hora until […]

Smile – it’s Purim, when having fun is not only ...

On Sunday 13th March 2016, at an Extraordinary General Meeting, those present voted by an overwhelming majority (31 in favour, 1 against, 7 abstentions) to formally adopt the recommendation of the Assembly of Rabbis and the Movement for Reform Judaism’s recommendation on Inherited Status. Said simply, one may claim one’s Jewish status through either the feminine […]

Inherited Status

Alan and pupils
Article taken from the MRJ’s website. The original can been seen here. Holocaust Memorial Day at North West Surrey Synagogue Rabbi David Zucker, Anne Sheppard and Jean Cohen, from North West Surrey Synagogue took part in Royal Holloway University of London’s Holocaust Memorial Day service in Egham, Surrey on Sunday, 24 January. After the six […]

HMD at NWSS from the MRJ website