Community News

High Holidays approach

August 18th, 2014

Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur will soon be upon us and preparations for our awe-inspiring services are well in hand.  Find out more here – non-members are welcome but tickets must be booked in advance and are non-transferable.

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Working with the Winch

July 7th, 2014

Belsize Square Synagogue is planning a new social action project in partnership with the Winch, a charity which works with young people locally to support community concerns. This emerged from a presentation by Winch CEO Paul Perkins at our community..

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Belsize member honoured

July 7th, 2014

Congratulations to Angela Harding for her OBE appointment in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, in recognition of her work with deaf children and as co-founder of Christopher Place for pre-school children with speech, language and hearing problems.

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Tree of Life

New board members

June 6th, 2014

Welcome to new board members, appointed at our AGM: Adam Davis, Francis Joseph, Freddy Lehmann, Anthony Stadlen and Ruth Vered. Sincere thanks to outgoing members for all their hard work.

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Tree of Life

A Tree of Life for Belsize Square

May 23rd, 2014

Our synagogue building features a beautiful new adornment –  the new Tree of LIfe sculpture which had its first public airing at our 75th anniversary civic service. Members are invited to dedicate a leaf to commemorate a loved one or mark..

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Alexander Torah scroll at 75th anniversary civic service

Civic service and celebration

May 21st, 2014

Distinguished guests flocked to a civic service celebrating our 75th anniversay, including the Mayor of Camden, Mike Freer MP, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s representative Archdeacon Luke Miller, and rabbis and communal leaders from other Jewish congregations. The service featured two..

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75th Anniversary Civic Service

May 13th, 2014

Just a reminder to members of another great event celebrating 75 years of Belsize Square Synagogue.  The Civic Service will take place on Sunday, followed by Viennese tea. And to get you into the mood, here’s a wonderful archive picture..

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Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre visit, 27 April 2014

Erev Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Memorial day

April 29th, 2014

Belsize Square Synagogue, the Liberal Jewish Synagogue and New London Synagogue – visiting the Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre in Newark, Notts, on Sunday 27 April in a special joint commemoration.

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75th Anniversary: celebrations continue

April 8th, 2014

We have further 75th anniversary events lined up following the March weekend with our guest Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, whose inspiring teaching brought our community’s history to life.  On Sunday 18 May, distinguished guests will join members of Belsize Square for..

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Belsize Square celebrates 75 years

March 3rd, 2014

March is here and with it the 75th anniversary of the very first service of what was to become Belsize Square Synagogue.  We will be celebrating over the weekend of March 21-22 with special guest Rabbi Ismar Schorsch, who will..

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