• Memorial Service for Rabbi Maurice’s grandson, Nadav

    On Monday 1 February, many members of the community, alongside guests, joined together in supporting Rabbi Maurice Michaels and his wife Eileen for a special evening service with memorial payers following the tragic death of their 21 year old grandson Nadav. Rabbi Maurice mentioned his appreciation for the many members of the community who have […]

  • Scholar-in-Residence: Rabbi Dr Michael Marmur

    Alyth was delighted to welcome Rabbi Dr Michael Marmur back to Alyth. Michael is the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Provost of the Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, responsible for coordinating the pedagogic and academic activities across HUC-JIR’s four campuses in Israel and America. From the age of 7 (when his father […]

  • Alyth celebrates a 100th birthday (of a member)

    Last Sunday (31 January 2016) Alyth hosted the 100th birthday party of Kay Weissand, once of Alyth’s longest standing members. In addition to all of Kay’s family and friends, the party was also attended by the Mayor and Mayoress of Barnet, Mark and Melissa Shooter. The Mayoress was particularly well behaved as it turned out […]

  • AYS at Holocaust Memorial Day Service

    On Sunday 17 January AYS sang at the Holocaust Memorial Day Service at the Rickett’s Quadrangle in Hendon, an event in which AYS have performed at for many years.  They performed a number of songs as people arrived at the event and performed two songs during the service itself. The Youth Singers sang exceptionally well […]

  • Kindergarten “Twins Circle Time”

    Our Kindergarten hosted a special Twins Circle Time on 8 January for children in K1 (aged 2-3 years) and from K2 (aged 3-4 years). Deputy Head, Tor Alter, organised the event to coincide with the K1 topic, ‘My Family’. 5 sets of twins (identical and non-identical) from the kindergarten ranging from 1 – 47 years old […]

  • Kindergarten “Grandparents Day”

    Our Kindergarten hosted a special Grandparents Day on 6 January for children in K1 (aged 2-3 years old). Deputy Head, Tor Alter, organised the event to coincide with the K1 topic, “My Family”. Almost thirty grandparents came to the event which included interactive activities such as a “draw your grandparent/grandchild” session as well as singing and […]

  • PACT – Joseph performance

    The fabulous PACT group of 4-7 yr olds led by Jane Gordon of Upbeat drama and assisted by Maya Zarom delighted their parents with their performances in an adaptation of Joseph. The yr 2 kids led the group with their fantastic performances and all the younger children joined in with great performance skills. All the […]

  • Chanukah at Alyth

    Alyth celebrated the 7th night of Channukah in style with music, food and fireworks.  Los Desdoratos played two fantastic sets to an excited Saturday night crowd who sang along and danced in the aisles. The 7th night festivities followed a week of celebrations and Channukah candle lightings with different groups in the community.  Highlights of […]

  • A ‘thank you’ from John Ringer

    Good morning, Shabbat Shalom I am sorry for the delay – I was supposed to have given this little speech some weeks ago but I was persuaded by the Practice Nurse to have a flu injection!! I’d like to share some memories with you. It’s been a long journey! I first played up there with […]

  • Sunday Morning Galim Chanukah Morning

    We all enjoyed a special Chanukah themed Hebrew morning followed by our “Chanukah Around the World” special. Each class had the opportunity to build chanukiot, dreidels, posters and win a quiz based on their designated country. Each class then had time to present to everyone what they had designed and then we attempted to make […]