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Holocaust Memorial Day: 27 January 2016

The London Borough of Sutton marked Holocaust Memorial Day with a ceremony held in the hall of Sutton Grammar School. It was attended by more than 150 people, including the Mayor, Mayoress and Deputy Mayor of Sutton, the Borough Commander, Tom Brake (MP for Carshalton & Wallington), the Chief Executive of the Council and a number of Sutton’s Borough Councillors. Read about this event plus the address made by Rabbi Sagal.......

Sutton’s First Night of Chanukah 2015 Celebration

We celebrated the first night of Chanukah, Sunday 6th December, with the Klezmer band, Shir. This was their third visit to Sutton Shul. An audience of over a hundred people attended, from the very youngest pre school children of the community to guests from Nightingale Care Home, Friends of Israel and Christian supporters of the Jewish faith..................................

Question Time 2015

Question Time – Sunday, 15th March 2015 at Sutton & District Synagogue. On Sunday evening, 15 March, 150 people filled Sutton and District Synagogue for the Sutton Combined Charities fund raising event Question Time. This was the fifth time that Adrienne Fresko CBE (aka Richard Dimbleby) chaired.........

Chanukah event in Sutton 2014

The annual Chanukah social event was held at Sutton shul on Sunday 21st September. This year we were entertained by ..............

THE CHAVERIM FILM CLUB

OPENING OF THE CHAVERIM FILM CLUB at Sutton Synagogue on Sunday afternoon 2nd November 2014 at 4.30 pm with the screening of THE BOOK THIEF” based on the book by Markus Zusak..........

An Audience with the Ambassador of the State of Israel

On Tuesday 17th June, the South London Israel Forum (SLIF) and Chaverim of Sutton and District Synagogue jointly hosted a talk with His Excellency Daniel Taub, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Court of St James at Sutton & District Synagogue. This being the first of a few planned celebrations to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Consecration of the synagogue building at Cedar Road, Sutton this coming October........

Sutton Synagogue Quiz Evening - 9th March 2014

Sunday 9th March 2014 marked the return of our well loved social event, the Sutton supper quiz ..........

Chanukah Klezma Event at Sutton Shul 2013

SHIR DELIGHT AT CHANUKAH 2013 - On Sunday 1st December, 145 people gathered at Sutton & District Synagogue for a gig guaranteed to please. This was the first in a new season of social events organised by Chaverim........

Holocaust Memorial Day 2013

Holocaust Memorial Day took place at the Europa Gallery of Sutton Library on the 27th January 2013. The event was attended by the Mayor of Sutton, other local dignitaries, community members and students from local schools.

Sutton & District Synagogue COMMUNITY CHANUKAH PARTY

A very well attended event took place on Sunday 9th December to celebrate Chanukah at Sutton Shul. 80 people ranging in age from infant to ............

M’lava Malka Report

On Saturday night the 3rd of November a supper with guest speaker, Mr. Stephen Pack, President of the United Synagogue, was held at Sutton Synagogue........ Click here for the full report ........... Photos of the event are shown on the Photo Gallery

D'Var Torah Project - 65th Anniversary of Sutton Jewish Community

We have covered and completed the full cycle of all the Torah portions that make up the Five Books of Moses. All in all we have produced 54 Divrei Torah (some relate to double portion Parshas)......

Film night at Sutton Synagogue (Sunday, 29th April 2012)

– “Escape from Baghdad” – As told by Moshe Kahtan (Report by Barbara Saunders) ..................On Sunday 29th April 2012, ninety people gathered at the shul for two short films produced by David Kahtan. ................

Sutton Synagogue Quiz Evening - 11th March 2012

The social event of the year returned after a two year break. Click here to read all about it.........

Holocaust Memorial Day - Friday, 27th January 2012

An event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day took place in the Europa Gallery at Sutton Library ........

Sutton Family Shabbaton: December 2011 - by Chairman Paul Sarfaty

On Friday 15th and Saturday 16th December, Sutton & District Synagogue held a Family Shabbaton with guest speaker Jonathan Arkush, barrister and Senior Vice President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews. A full complement of some 70 people sat down to dinner in the synagogue hall ...............................

A guided Jewish East End walk

The SFC departed on a guided Jewish East End walk on Sunday, 11th September 2011. From the Poor Jews Temporary Shelter in Leman Street to the Fieldgate Street revolutionaries, we discovered how our Jewish ancestors created a miniature welfare state in the East End .....................................

A visit to Nightingale House on Sunday, 19th June 2011.

Following a successful “Question Time” fund-raising Evening, representatives of Sutton & District Synagogue visited Nightingale House on Sunday, 19 June 2011 to make an official presentation of a £1,000 cheque on behalf of the synagogue’s sub-committee Sutton Combined Charities. ..............................

Induction of Reverend Meir Lev as minister of Sutton & District Synagogue: 3rd April 2011

Some 150 people attended an inspiring service at Sutton and District Synagogue in Surrey to mark the induction as minister of Reverend Meir Lev by The Chief Rabbi.......................

Sutton Combined Charities - "Question Time" Event May 2011

Sunday, 15th May 2011 - SCC put together a most impressive panel for this year's Question Time Event which was in aid of Nightingale and Sutton & District Synagogue. STOP PRESS - event raises £1,000 for Nightingale House in South London. To read report - click 'read more'.

United Synagogue Council meeting at Sutton & District Synagogue

For the first time ever in South London, a United Synagogue Council meeting was held at Sutton & District Synagogue on Monday 21st March. The meeting was chaired by .................................

Chanukah Celebrations 2010 - an event to be remembered

An effusion of happy spirits pervaded the atmosphere at Sutton Shul’s Chanukah celebrations last Sunday night. Within, all was warmth and joy. Rev Meir Lev opened the musical evening with the traditional lighting of the Chanukah candles and led us in a beautiful rendition of the blessings and songs, sensitively accompanied by the Shir quartet, a Klesmer group ..................

Succot - The kiddush in our Succah - & Simchat Torah 2010

The special Kiddush in the Succah on Shabbat Chol Hamoed Succot was indeed special in many ways. With a turn out of over 70 people (the majority being ladies), the shul was brimming with an atmosphere of days gone-by ...................

Wedding of Ben and Daniella Freeman at Sutton Synagogue

The wedding of Ben and Daniella Freeman on Sunday, 5th September was described by many of the 200 guests who attended as "very beautiful"...............

Holocaust Memorial Day January 2010

The Holocaust Memorial Day civic service took place on Sunday 24th January 2010 in the Europa Gallery at Sutton Library.................

Jewish Museum London

The new museum opened on 17th March 2010 .............................

Evening with Ran Gidor, Counsellor for Political Affairs Israel Embassy, London

The latest event organised by the NSC (New Shul Committee) and SLIF (South London Israel Forum) took place at Sutton and District Synagogue on Sunday evening 25 October before an audience of over one hundred people........................

Sutton Synagogue Functions Committee (SFC) REPORT 2009 - by Rica Infante

The following is my report on the Sutton SFC: We began operating in February last year and have since organised 11 events for which we have raised £1,828 for the shul. We were able to raise this income thanks to our very generous supporters, sponsors and donors who have encouraged us to continue offering top quality entertainment and catering at very affordable prices. The events included a ................

Friday Night Dinner with Guest Speaker Irene Wise

On 15 May ’09, more than sixty people gathered in Sutton Shul for Kabbalat Shabbat. In the Shul hall seven tables had been attractively prepared complete with Shabbat candles, which ladies lit shortly before the service began. The beautiful Kabbalat Shabbat service was led by Chazan Reverend Meir Lev, (formerly of Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation) whose soaring cantorial singing held us spellbound. Vases of fresh flowers adorned the windowsills of the exquisitely colourful stained glass windows ............

Inter-Cheder Purim Event at Sutton Shul

On Sunday 8th March, ninety nine pupils from four chedarim in south west London met to celebrate Purim at Sutton Synagogue. Accompanied by the Cheder Heads of Richmond, Kingston, Chabad-Wimbledon and Sutton, ninety nine children and their parents, helpers and teachers excitedly gathered for an inspiring and memorable Purim event.

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