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   Recently updated !


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 […]

Purim Oneg 2019


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 […]

Voices from the Dust