Induction Service of Rabbi Benji Stanley

Westminster Synagogue were delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Westminster, Rabbonim and many other distinguished guests to their community for the induction of Rabbi Benji Stanley on Sunday, 18th March. Rabbi Benji takes up his post at Westminster following the retirement of Rabbi Dr Thomas Salamon, who, having led the community over the past 20 years, will become Emeritus Rabbi later this year.

Tu B'Shevat 2018

Wednesday 31st January embodied the Westminster spirt of learning and growing as 40 members came together to celebrate Tu B’Shevat with an engaging Seder led by our Head of Education, Nick Young. The group tasted a lot of fruit, discussed Jewish Responsibility to the world and listened to Yair Zivan, foreign policy advisor to Yair Lapid, Chairman of Yesh Atid. The evening was a great success and you can view photos below. 

Mitzvah Day 2017

To celebrate Mitzvah Day, Westminster Synagogue and Westminster Young Professionals took on a variety of projects:

On Saturday 18th November, members of the community donated tins and toiletries for a variety of homeless shelters and charities in London. Children of our Or Shabbat classes made cards for The Separated Child Foundation and - as it was also Interfaith Week - members of different faiths came together for an Oneg Shabbat with Reverand Pippa Turner.

Westminster Chai 2017

Over 200 members and friends joined us to celebrate Israel's 69th Birthday with Westminster Chai on Sunday, 7th May. 

With 23 guest speakers running sessions throughout the day, guests were able to experience yoga, art, film, veganism, history, Krav Maga, an Israeli lunch and more.

 

Purim 2017

On Sunday, 12th March, over 120 members and friends came together to join Mordechai Kenobi and Princess Esther fight the evil Darth Haman and save the Jews. 

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