My Hero Is You – how kids can fight Covid-19!

The World Health Organisation has written a book for children aged 6-11, to help them understand the current COVID-19 crisis. You can read it here: https://interagencystandingcommittee.org/system/files/2020-04/My%20Hero%20is%20You%2C%20Storybook%20for%20Children%20on%20COVID-19.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2RA3wt2896Je3rOhckQ2UNUUwzhLcF5_1TSUElBIL3PgVQZPpQ4MBWGbU


Jenny Jankel announced as new President of North West Surrey Synagogue

We are delighted to announce Jenny Jankel as the new President of North West Surrey Synagogue (NWSS).  Jenny, is a founder member of NWSS.  She has been Chair of what she describes as “our precious and beloved community”, 3 times. Her four children and now several grandchildren have all grown up at the heart our […]


Mitzvah Day November 2019

Read the full article about our Mitzvah Day celebration in Get Surrey, published on November 17th 2019.


Lekach recipe – for a Sweet New Year

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 […]


Purim Oneg 2019

Thank you to everyone who came along to make our Purim Oneg so special. A musical Erev Shabbat service was a a lovely way to start. It was followed by a Megillah reading/spiel performed in our usual crazy NWSS way. All the performers really entered into the spirit but special mentions should be made to […]


Voices from the Dust

Sunday 15th July at NWSS was a night to remember, for two reasons.  The programme ‘Voices from the Dust’ was memorable because it was beautifully produced.  In a most professional style, Anthony Sheppard, Anita Fox and Alex D’Olier presented their choice of poetry and music to mark the first nine days of the month of […]


Interview with Colin Shindler

INTERVIEW WITH COLIN SHINDLER Jean Cohen As the lead-up to this year’s NWSS Foundation Lecture, I made a Shindler’s List ( I couldn’t resist saying that!) and, as usual, electronically sat down with Colin Shindler, who was in Caesarea, to discuss BDS and anti-Israel student groups. Thank you for agreeing to be interviewed, Colin. I’d […]