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Lekach –  There is no one definitive recipe, as different communities have their own traditions. However, this moist, well-flavoured cake is always based on honey, for the hope that the New Year will be sweet. Nuts – chopped walnuts, slivered almonds, pistachios or pine nuts – add texture, and apples – diced, grated, as juice […]

Lekach recipe – for a Sweet New Year


Shavuot. What, why, where, when…. The Holiday of Shavuot has no specific date in the Torah. The Torah tells us “Count 50 days from Passover this shall be the Festival of Weeks (Shavuot)”. So, what is the holiday of Shavuot all about and why does the Torah not state a specific date for it? Unlike […]

Shavuot – What, When, Why…


North West Surrey Synagogue welcomed over 300 guests on Sunday, 14 January 2018 for the Induction of Rabbi Kath Vardi, the largest attendance ever at the shul. Distinguished guests included the Mayor of Elmbridge, local clergy from several religions, representatives from the Movement for Reform Judaism, Liberal Judaism, Leo Baeck College and other rabbis. Also […]

Rabbi Kath Vardi’s Induction