• Let’s Talk about Death

    On Sunday 5 March Alyth held an afternoon of workshops and discussions exploring managing uncertainty towards the end of our lives, the choices that are available for our final resting place, end of life practicalities, and the customs and practices surrounding death in Judaism.  The Keynote Address was given by Dr Adrian Tookman, Medical Director […]

  • Alyth Arts Week

    Alyth celebrated a packed week of activities as part of their inaugural “Arts Week”. Activities such as a Private View (for selected works of art by local artists) and young theatre group Blink, drew packed crowds including many from outside the community. Organiser Viv Bellos, MBE said, “So wonderful to see Alyth packed with art, […]

  • A Packed Purim

    Alyth celebrated Purim with a packed day of events. After three different Megillah readings (one for families under 6, families over 6 and a “grown up” reading) and a costume parade, many ran and walked through the rain in fancy dress to raise money for four refugee and mental health charities. Over 200 adults and […]

  • Alyth has a hit with HOGWARTS movie experience

    Alyth’s Youth and Education Hub have been running Movie Experience evenings for their youth for 3 years this month. These innovative themed evenings at which the moviegoers discover what’s showing based on the clues around the synagogue, have been a huge hit at Alyth. They build friendships, confidence and create a rare social space for […]

  • AYS in Scotland

    From October 27 – 30 October the Alyth Youth Singers visited Scotland for their annual choir tour. The tour included concerts at Burnfield Jewish care home in Glasgow, Glasgow Reform Synagogue, Sukkat Shalom Liberal Jewish Community in Edinburgh and Carlops Town Hall. The singers also enjoyed meeting the various communities where they performed. Along with […]

  • 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.