UK & EU
The EU referendum campaign has reached its conclusion with a vote from the British people to leave the European Union. The campaign has been an emotional one that has at times divided our society in ways we might never have imagined. We will now move forward into a period of negotiations and redefining our relationship […]

EU referendum: a statement from Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner


Israeli Flag
Traditionally at North West Surrey Synagogue Yom Ha’Atzma’ut is celebrated with a Shabbat morning service led by members of the Israel Group. That happened this year on 14 May, but with a difference, because on that same Shabbat the synagogue held a special celebration to thank Avril Hallé  for her many years of teaching – […]

Shabbat Atzma’ut and tribute to Avril Hallé


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