Forthcoming Events

Annual Multi-faith Peace Walk

Sunday 23rd September – meet by 13:00 at the Holocaust Memorial Garden in Valentines Park (Cranbrook Road entrance). The walk includes visits to a: Buddhist Vihara; Hindu Temple; Islamic Community Centre; Christian Church; and Sikh Gurdwara.

Full details in this Redbridge Faith Forum flyer

RJCC Events

Events at RJCC (Sinclair House) this month including Cafe Ivrit for conversational Hebrew & Israeli Dancing.

Also for Sukkot, on Thursday 27th September a talk by Oded Gvaram on Israel’s Environmental Innovations.


For those who have booked tickets:

Date: 6th October

Venue: Marlborough Road

Doors open at 7:00 pm for 7:30 start. Teams of 8 people, £13.50 per person includes Fish & Chip supper (veggie option if ordered in advance). 

Sunday 7th October – End of Life Matters

A major conference to learn about and discuss subjects we often avoid, but know we’d be better off addressing including:

  • Wills, advance decisions, and lasting powers of attorney
  • Care and support for people with life-limiting conditions
  • Difficult conversations about death and dying: 
  • How to live well until we die?
  • What is palliative care?
  • Is it possible to have a good death?
  • The different types of funeral available to 21st century Jews

Speakers, including a palliative care specialist, an intensive care doctor, counsellors, a lawyer, a social worker, and a few rabbis!

Further information can be found here and you can book a place for this free event on Eventbrite 

Limmud Cambridge: Sunday 4th November

Cambridge Limmud is back with a sparkling array of sessions spanning all aspects of Jewish learning, the Jewish condition, and issues of the day. Full details can be on the Cambridge Limmud website.

Invest In Peace: Monday 12th November

ELELS with the Board of Deputies, and St Mary’s Parish Church Woodford with Churches Together in Britain & Ireland invite you to hear from Israeli and Palestinian peace activists.

Full details are on the ELELS Website and you can book tickets on this Eventbrite page.

22nd UK Jewish Film Festival: 8th-22nd November 2018

Full detail of all the films can be found on the UK Jewish Film Festival website. This year there are two films at the South Woodford Odeon:

  • The Testament is being shown on Sunday 11th November at 4:00 pm
  • Budapest Noir is being shown on Monday 12th November at 7:00 pm

Full details of the South Woodford films can be found at UK Jewish Film Festival/South Woodford.

Leo Baeck Lehrhaus

Lehrhaus @ Leo Baeck College

The new year means a new term at Lehrhaus – Adult Jewish Learning – at Leo Baeck College. Courses this term include an online four-week course led by Rabbi Dr Rene Pfertzel on Reading Troubling Text from Torah.

Full details of all the courses can be found in this leaflet and you make bookings via the Leo Baeck College website.