• Kosher Iftar

    As part of a nationwide initiative Alyth welcomed local Muslims to its second “Kosher Iftar” evening on Thursday 25th June. Almost 100 members from the local Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities attended this Iftar (the breaking of the fast each evening at sunset during Ramadan). Following last year’s ground-breaking joint initiative by Alyth and the […]

  • Alyth’s Meditation Room Opening

    Why would 45 people cram themselves into a smallish room at Alyth on a hot Wednesday evening? We were there for the inaugural evening of probably the first dedicated space for meditation in a British shul.  The room is peaceful and plain, with a newly decorated clean white look, its only ornaments are flowers, a […]

  • Alyth & Golders Green Together

    Golders Green Together is a joint initiative launched by the London Jewish Forum as national anti-fascist organisation HOPE not hate. Click here to read more.

  • Alice in Wonderland

    This weekend everyone at Alyth got in touch with their “Inner Fabulousity” during Alyth Children’s Theatre’s production of Alice in Wonderland.  The 20 strong cast of children, aged between 9-12 years old, brought the show to life and wowed and entertained their audiences. Over the weekend the performed to sell-out crowds of over 200 people.  […]

  • Volunteer Week: Sam Brunner

    There is a quote by an unknown author which reads ‘volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in’. This quote resonates with me when talking about volunteering as I spend a […]

  • HMD-Schools Project

    For the last 10 years various synagogues have been running very successful education and workshop sessions for Year 9 school children.The schools sign up for morning or afternoon sessions where the children are welcomed into a Jewish space, given an overview by a Holocaust educator,hear a survivor speak about their personal story and experience and […]

  • Brenda Freedman’s AGM President’s Address 2015

    Friends, it seems quite unbelievable that it is 6 years since I began my term as President. When Robbie phoned me that morning, I was truly speechless. What an enormous honour! Why me? Of all the religious, intellectual and accomplished members how had my name entered the ring? And as he talked to me about […]

  • Fashion Show at Alyth

    Spring was in season at Alyth Synagogue at the James Lakeland Fashion show on Wednesday 29th April.   One hundred and fifty members of the Synagogue came to see the collection. All of the models for the evening are members of Alyth. The audience enjoyed a cheese and wine supper and the surprise of seeing their […]

  • Ramblers in Israel

    The Ramblers have been staying at beautiful Kfar Blum Kibbutz hotel and walking daily except for Shabbat. Our walks have taken us into upper Galilee and the Golan with breathtaking views ,along dried river beds and beside waterfalls and rivers. The photo is taken by the river Jordan. The countryside is covered in amazing wild […]

  • Yom HaShoah at Alyth

    Every year Alyth Synagogue commemorates Yom HaShoah with a ma’ariv evening service and moving testimony from members of the synagogue who are survivors of the Shoah, were refugees from Nazi Europe or the children of survivors.   This year the commemoration focussed on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp on April 15th […]