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Zemel Choir

The Zemel Choir: German composers in the UK

March 3rd, 2014

On 9 March 2014, The Zemel Choir will perform a concert of music by German composers who lived in, or visited, England, whether as tourists, young immigrants or political refugees. Come and join us for a performance that includes choral..

Cantor Paul Heller

Jewish Liturgy Course

January 22nd, 2014

A four-week course with Cantor Paul Heller, Monday nights 8-9 pm, starting 10 February: 1. A. Worship in the bible: spontaneous prayer and temple centred B. Post-temple worship: Amidah three times a day and Shema prayers morning and evening 2...

Belsize Square Synagogue Choir sings at the International Louis Lewandowski Festival, with Cantor Paul Heller and Choirmaster Ben Wolf

Belsize a big hit in Berlin

December 31st, 2013

Belsize Square Synagogue’s visit to the International Louis Lewandowski Festival was a great success, with magnificent performances from the choirs and cantor.  Here is a video of the Sulzer Mah Tovu and some photos – see Facebook for more, and..


Mitzvah Day at Belsize

November 21st, 2013

This year’s Mitzvah Day, on 17 November, featured a range of activities working with the wider community: A six-strong Belsize Square team joined volunteers from Alyth Gardens and other people in the community in taking on practical tasks at the..


Newsflash: more tickets available for Kristallnacht at the Abbey

October 29th, 2013

Due to unexpected demand, Westminster Abbey has made more tickets available for the Kristallnacht Service of Solemn Remembrance and Hope on Sunday 10 November. The view from these seats will be restricted, but those present will be able to hear..


Kristallnacht 75th anniversary

October 27th, 2013

Over the weekend of 8-10 November, two special events will mark the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht.  We will hold our own annual memorial service in the synagogue on Friday 8 November at 6:45 pm, and then on Sunday 10 November..

Wallace Ensemble

Berlin comes to Belsize

October 17th, 2013

Belsize Square Synagogue’s music season opens on Sunday 27 October with the romance of 19th century Berlin, in a concert featuring music by Lewandowski, Beethoven and Mendelssohn.  Performers include the Wallace Ensemble, conductors Benjamin Wolf and Philip Keller, and cantor..


Belsize Square teams up with Jewish Film Festival

October 3rd, 2013

The reborn Belsize Square Synagogue Film Club is pleased to announce its partnership with the UK Jewish Film Festival, which launches in October with over 80 films from around the world. Over half are UK premieres. The partnership offers us..


Belsize Square Choir to sing at Abbey Kristallnacht service

October 2nd, 2013

The Belsize Square Synagogue choir will perform at Westminster Abbey in a service of solemn remembrance and hope on the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht. Kristallnacht (in English, “night of glass”) was a series of coordinated attacks carried out by paramilitaries..


High Holy Day Services

August 21st, 2013

The High Holy Day Services are held at Belsize Square and admission to the services is by ticket only. Members, your tickets should arrive by post and each is numbered and has the name of the person to whom it..