Category Archives: Purim

purim2016Purim 2016: Photo Album

Enlarge, make a slide show, download, do all sorts of things, have all sorts of fun. Read more

Visit by Board of Deputies President Arkush

By Hazel Green

Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, was hosted by KSDS on Shabbat Pekudei.


Board of Deputies President Jonathan Arkush flanked by KSDS Chairman Dr Martin Wolfson and Rabbi Samuel Landau.

ann_rinslerMore than  60 people attended the festive Friday night dinner in the shul. Also on the menu was KSDS member Ann Rinsler, who contributed her personal reflections on the forthcoming festival of Purim.

Mr Arkush spoke about the Board’s work, specifically in reaching out to the silent majority in the Muslim communities who oppose extremism. He said that we need to work together in a spirit of communality to pursue common interests such as shechita/halal. Read more

Purimpalooza 4 March 2015

Learning juggling skills from our expert, Steve Kaos.

Learning juggling skills from our expert, Steve Kaos.

More photos are on the Purimpalooza page in News & Events.


We are not quite sure what a palooza is, or even how it is correctly spelled (some authorities render it thusly: paloooooza) but it sounds just the ticket for Purim. And Kingston Synagogue’s Purimpalooza takes place on Wednesday, 4 March, at 6.30pm. And it is, yes, free.