• 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. […]

  • Alyth AGM 2017: Chairs’ Report

    Chairs’ Report “How are things going being the Chair?” An obvious, sometimes surprising, genuine and occasionally ‘agenda’d’ question.  One that a couple of people in the room may have been asked before.  One that is easy to answer with a simple “it’s great” or “it’s stressful” or “I’m loving it” – all of which are […]

  • Inaugural Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture: The Archbishop of York

    More than 230 people packed into the North Western Reform Synagogue (Alyth) in Barnet to hear the Rt Rev & Rt Hon Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, deliver the first Lionel Blue Memorial Lecture. The event was part of the 60th anniversary celebrations for Leo Baeck College, the preeminent institution for the training of Progressive […]