• Statement on Alyth’s support for Black communities and Jews of Colour

    Alyth is a community that is guided by the principles of inclusion, justice and equality. These principles are central to the statement made by our movement, Reform Judaism, which said: “We support Black communities in the US, the UK and globally in asserting their right to live with the same protections and opportunities as every […]

  • Mental Health Awareness Week (18-24 May)

    In these challenging times, everybody’s mental wellbeing is being tested.  Even those amongst us who enjoy good mental health find themselves perhaps troubled during these days of lockdown.  It is natural and understandable.  It is a situation that we find unprecedented in our lives and each day can bring a set of different emotions ranging […]

  • Alyth welcomes two new members of Clergy

    We are delighted to welcome Cantor Tamara Wolfson and Student Rabbi Elliott Karstadt to the Alyth Clergy team. Tamara will join our team at the beginning of April and Elliott will join us in summer following his ordination. Click here to read our full announcement about Tamara. Click here to read our full announcement about […]

  • Security Update (January 2020)

    My name is Michael Jawett and I have been running the security of Alyth for about 18 months. I wanted to introduce myself and, more importantly, thank the 25 Team Leaders who have made my job so much easier than I thought it would be, due to their hard work and dedication. These people have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]