• A New Year by Michael Ochs ft AYS

    Katie Hainbach, our Head of Music & Arts, and Alyth Youth Singers, Noa Goldman and Chessy Weiner were invited to sing in a Global Chorus of Jewish Congregations. Organised by Matthew Check from the 92nd Street Y in New York City, the song is composed by Michael Ochs. Click here for more information about the […]

  • Book Launch: Terror, Trauma and Tragedy

    Terror, Trauma and Tragedy – a new book comprising a collection of sermons and essays (including contributions from Rabbi Mark and Rabbi Josh) was launched at Alyth last week. The book offers invaluable words of Jewish wisdom on dealing with these difficult events in our lives, some practical advice and, above all, hope. Rabbi Mark […]

  • PACT perform Rapunzel

    The fantastic 4 – 7 year olds at PACT delighted their parents with their performance of the musical version of Rapunzel.  Please email sam@alyth.org.uk if you want to join the PACT group (with Jane Gordon) next term and these great children for their next musical Jack and The Beanstalk.

  • JOY – Joining Young and Old

    An intergenerational programme has been launched at Alyth bringing together older members and children from our Kindergarten.  Founded by Jenny Kossew, JOY, which stands for Joining Old and Young,  brings together those at either end of the age spectrum for 45 minutes of playing, singing, talking and learning with and from each other.  Facilitated by Jenny, […]

  • Jewish Bake Day

    On Wednesday 6 July we enjoyed for an afternoon of baking with the community, helping to raise funds for Jewish Care in their national Jewish Bake Day event.  With help from Rabbi Mark, we created treats from Jewish cuisines such as delicious honey, date and apple cupcakes, scrumptious cheesecakes and melt in the mouth kichel.

  • SMG prepare for Shavuot

    Every Sunday morning Krishim take part in a warm up activity at Hebrew Breakfast Club. This week, to commemorate the receiving of the words of Torah, Krishim spelt out “Shavuot” in Hebrew with their bodies! As the Sikkum to our SMG Shavuot experience, Dagim Alef teacher Lyn Iglinsky helps her class to design flowers to […]

  • Unrolling the Torah

    During last Friday’s Ruach class,  Rabbi Mark opened up the Torah for all the children in our Bar and Bat Mitzvah class to find where their b’nei mitzvah portions was.  Some even started to read their parasha!

  • Outgoing Chair Speech

    Vitality is defined as “the state of being strong and active, the power giving continuance of life”. There is no doubt that vitality is a characteristic of Alyth and we were very proud to be chosen as one of just six synagogues in the whole of the UK to take part in the Jewish leadership […]

  • Alyth Kindergarten enjoy Farm Visit

    Alyth Kindergarten in Golders Green, which was recently awarded “outstanding” in Ofsted’s 2015 report, had a visit from Ark Farm based in Bedfordshire. They erected a pen for the lambs, goats, “Dash” the donkey, geese and ducks and also brought along a beautiful barn dog and some one month old chicks. All the Kindergarten children […]