Category Archives: Events

Ladies Guild Dinner – On Sunday 5th March at 7.30pm the Ladies Guild welcomes Tim Marshall at their annual Guild Dinner. Cost is £25 per person for three course dinner (discounted rate of £15 for students) Limited Spaces remaining, please RSVP to

Purim Young Adults Event – On Saturday night 11th March from 8.30pm we will be hosting a Purim party for 18-35 year olds. Megilla reading starts at 8.30 followed by a mixologist/cocktail demo, music, food and cocktails on-tap. Please RSVP for this event to – the cover is £10 on the door, location in Kingston Town Centre

Pesach Communal SederTuesday 11th April It’s not too early to start planning for Pesach! If you would like to sign up to our second night Pesach Seder on 11th April, please contact The seder will be led by Rabbi Landau, with singing, Haggada insights, a wonderful three-course meal and lots of wine! Price is £25 for adults, £10 for children (concessions available).

Purim Bagel Brunch – On Purim morning Sunday 12th March we invite the ENTIRE community to enjoy the Megilla, entertainment from a magician from the Inner Magic Circle, and a bagel brunch. Megilla will be read at 9.30 (morning prayers start at 9am) with entertainment and brunch to follow. Bouncy castle for young children, hamentashen-making, craft activities and balloon modelling!

Nicholas Winton auction

An auction of the personal estate of Sir Nicholas Winton will take place on 3 November 2016 at 12:00 at the Swan Fine Art Auction house in Tetsworth. Viewing dates are 1 and 2 November.

The auction can be “attended” in person or online.

Swan Fine Art is located on High Street, Tetsworth Nr Thame, Oxon OX9 7AB. 01844 281777

The catalogue website is:

SLJS Monthly Bulletin

If you are wondering what to do next month, stop wondering…

As October yields to November, events for the first few days of November appear on this month’s Bulletin – and soon, the SLJS website will update to all of November (and the first few days of December). This miracle of overlap occurs every month, I think/presume.

KYM September Meeting

by Hazel Green

The KYM (formerly Kingston Young Marrieds) social group marked Rosh Chodesh Ellul – the month in the Hebrew calendar which heralds the arrival of Rosh Hashanah – with an apples and honey blind tasting to a soundtrack ranging from Abba (“Honey Honey”) to Glenn Miller (“Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree”) and the “William Tell Overture”. To see photographs of the event, click Continue.  Continue reading

For Your Calendar

We have a busy few months ahead of us and are pleased to be able to offer a range of events and activities to suit all the family.
As advertised, on Tuesday 13th September we welcome acclaimed Jewish chef and author of multiple cookbooks Denise Phillips to our synagogue for a demonstration and four course tasting experience.

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KSDS Shabbaton in Bournemouth

by Hazel Green

Our shul held its first Shabbaton at the Water Garden Hotel, Bournemouth last Shabbat. Read more

Dror For the Wounded Concert

by Hazel Green

Dror For the Wounded Foundation, an Israeli charity which provides financial assistance to severely wounded Israeli soldiers, held its inaugural UK event in our synagogue last Thursday.

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