remembrance yom hashoah
We held our annual Yom HaShoah Remembrance on Wednesday 4th May. The programme was titled ‘Butterflies & Suitcases’ and as Event Chair Jean Cohen explained: “Past programmes have often had one speaker, relating his or her first-person experience of the Holocaust. We took a different approach this year.” The programme focused on two of the most […]

Yom HaShoah Remembrance

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