by Dr. Yvette Alt Miller   Aish.com David Rubinger, Israel’s famed photographer, died last week at the age of 92. Born in Vienna, Rubinger’s life mirrored that of the Jewish state he helped found and whose history he so memorably documented. Saved from the Holocaust when he secured a place in 1939 on a Zionist youth […]

Israel’s Famed Photographer Dies


We are delighted that rabbi-to-be Kathryn (Kath) Vardi will join us as our next permanent rabbi in July 2017. Kath is in her final year at Leo Baeck College and will take Semicha (become ordained as a rabbi) in July 2017. She came to the rabbinate after a successful career in mental health, first as […]

New Rabbi for NWSS!


Last year North West Surrey Synagogue inaugurated a programme to educate secondary school students about the Holocaust, replicating the annual Holocaust Memorial Day project model run by Kingston Liberal Synagogue and Kingston & Surbiton District Synagogue . Held on Holocaust Memorial Day and two additional days, the innovative sessions featured a film, a survivor testimony […]

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 at NWSS