• Alyth Choral Society Summer Concert

    On a warm and pleasant evening in the Bothy Gardens in Stephens House N3 the Alyth Choral Society gave a concert performance of Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera The Mikado.  The audience of over 160 people ranged in age from 6 months to over 90  and spent a delightful 2 hours in charming surroundings being […]

  • Abbie Hass receives her Yoni Jesner Award

    Abbie received her Yoni Jesner Award on Thursday 2 July from Marsha Gladstone, mother of Yoni.  Abbie won the award by volunteering at Alyth.  She said: “to get my Yoni Jesner award I had to work hard but it was worth it because I really wanted to achieve my goal of 20 hours of volunteering.  I […]

  • The Big Iftar

    I had a wonderful time at Alyth last week and want to thank everyone involved. Especially the amazing cooks and of course the Rabbis for hosting us. I had never been to a synagogue before and it always intrigued me as of course the Jewish faith is so close to my own. I also always […]

  • 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 […]