• Tor nominated for Nursery Manager of the Year

    Victoria Alter (aka Tor), The Head Teacher of Alyth Kindergarten was shortlisted as one of the six nominees for “Nursery Manager of the Year in the UK”. The top accolade in the early years sector. On Saturday 28 October 2019, a glittering ceremony for the Nursery World awards 2019 took place at the Brewery in […]

  • Announcement about Rabbi Mark’s Departure

    20 December We promised at the ABGM that we would update you as soon as possible about the timetable for Rabbi Mark’s leaving. Following a number of discussions about the way forward, we have mutually agreed that Rabbi Mark will return, as planned, from sabbatical on 12 February and will leave us at the end […]

  • Refugee Outings

    Each month refugees are given the opportunity to go out to different places in London to learn more about what is available for free.  This year we have visited the Courthauld Gallery, Museum of London, V and A and Two Temple Place.  In July we organised a picnic at Golder Hill Park to listen to […]

  • Alyth welcomes Muslim neighbours for Iftar

    During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, for the past five years, Alyth Synagogue has invited their Muslim neighbours to join them for an Iftar, a fast-breaking meal with learning and prayers at the synagogue. The first event was held under the leadership of Alyth’s Interfaith Group, Rabbi Maurice Michaels and the Big Iftar, led […]

  • Sadaqa Day

    Alyth and Cricklewood Mosque members cooked for Sadaqa Day on 18 March for the Cricklewood local homeless and vulnerable shelter, Ashford Place. “It was a great afternoon and interfaith opportunity where we all cooked together, talked about our communities and learnt from each other” Arlene Rose

  • Two Faiths, One Voice

    The Two Faiths, One Voice concert on Sunday 4 February at Alyth raised £1,088 for Homeless Action in Barnet. Choirs from Alyth Synagogue and St Mary-at- Finchley performed under their directors Katie Hainbach  (Alyth) and Alison Fisher (St Mary-at- Finchley). The final two songs were sung by choirs from both Alyth and St-Mary’s. We hope to build on […]

  • Our Refugee Drop-in receives 3FF award

    We were proud to receive an award from 3FF in recognition of our work. This was the inaugural award ceremony run by 3FF and the drop-in was given an award in the Improving health and wellbeing category. We were awarded for reducing social isolation and improving the quality of life of Londoners.

  • Sukkot Deliveries

    Last week 20 Alyth members delivered over 50 Sukkot fruit parcels to other members.

  • A Beacon of Community Togetherness – Alyth’s Kosher Iftar

    This is the fourth year that Alyth Synagogue has invited the local Muslim community to join members of the Synagogue for an Iftar, the meal and prayers at the end of each day of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. This year the Alyth Synagogue Iftar took place on Shabbat evening for the first time. […]