News from Yeshurun

We are a orthodox congregation in Central Edgware, UK, welcoming Jews of all orthodox observance levels.

Constituent of the Federation of Synagogues in the UK.

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Latest News

Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur & Succot Timetable

Dear Members and Friends, as we move closer to the Yomim Noraim we are pleased to provide you with the timetables below for both the daily Selichot and Yomim Noraim services.  Printed copies are available in the main Shul and Beis Hamidrash.

Timetable of Services 5778

Timetable for Selichot 5777-5778

We also remind you, should you wish to send the Yeshurun Kehilla a family greeting, to place your advert and make your donation via our website at before the deadline of next Tuesday


Rosh Hashanah Greetings

We hope that you you would like to share Rosh Hashanah greetings with the rest of the community. If so please submit your greeting message below, which will be shared with the Yeshurun community before Rosh Hashanah.

Greeting Type Personal Greeting £10.00 GBPBusiness Greeting £50.00 GBP Sender(s) Message

17th November – Friday Night With The Shabbaton Choir

Save the date of 17th November for a musical davening led by R. Lionel Rosenfeld & Chazan Jonny Turgel accompanied by the Shabbaton choir. This will be followed by a communal dinner with the choir and their families.

Adults £22.50 per person

Under 18s £15.00 per person

Non-members £25.00 per person

For each type of ticket you require please provide the names of the attendees and press the button to select the specific type of  tickets

Name(s) of adult(s)

Name(s) of child(ren)

Name(s) of non-member(s)


Tuesday 5th September – Just How Bad is Anti-Semitism at British Universities

Edgware United Synagogue together with the Board of Deputies are holding a panel discussion entitled “Just How Bad is Anti-Semitism at British Universities?”

Chair Baroness Ruth Deech DBE

Panel Joel Salmon, Parliamentary Officer, Board of Deputies Izzy Lenga, Vice President (Welfare), NUS Josh Holt, President of UJS

Admission: Adults £5, Registered students £3 Please book online: or by phone, 020 8958 7508 Further information contact

Save The Date – Tuesday 12th September

We are delighted to announce that Dayan Hool of the Federation Beis Din will be the keynote speaker at our Pre Yomim Noraim evening of inspiration on Tuesday 12th September at 8 pm.  He will be joined in the programme by Rabbi and Rebettzen Landau – more details to follow.

Tisha Be’Av

Monday 31st July

7:30 pm Mincha 8:49 pm Fast begins 9:15 pm Maariv with Megillat Eicha

Tuesday 1st August

6:30 am 1st Shacharit (with abridged kinot) 9:15 am 2nd Shacharit (with full kinot) 1:45 pm 1st Mincha (with talit & tephilin) 6:00 pm Film presentation – Son of Saul 8:00 pm 2nd Mincha (with talit & tephilin) followed by Maariv 9:39 pm Fast terminates

Son of Saul

A highly acclaimed and poignant film about the Holocaust following one mans story in a concentration camp which has won many awards including an Oscar in 2016 for Best Foreign Language Film The running time is 110 minutes

9th July – Moishe Lewis playing in charity Spurs Legends vs Rabbis Select XI

On 9th July Moishe Lewis will be playing in charity football match as part of Spurs Legends vs Rabbis Select XI on behalf of Laniado UK. The event includes a penalty shootout, kids tournament and many other attractions including face painting, bouncy castle, soft play, arts & crafts, candy floss and much more

Please sponsor Moishe in this game

16th July – Walking Tour Jewish East End

Please join us for a walking tour of the Jewish East End. Details of locations to be visited can be downloaded Here

Price: £15 per person

Time: 10:00am Sunday 16th July

Where: Meet outside Aldgate station

Return to Edgware at approximately 3:00pm

Please bring bottled water and a packed lunch and wear comfortable shoes!

Number of people 1 Person £15.00 GBP2 People £30.00 GBP3 People £45.00 GBP4 People £60.00 GBP Name(s) of attendees



We are delighted to announce “Shavuot in the Yeshurun”.

Yom Tov Dinner including presentations to this year’s N’Shei Chayil honourees  – Rebbetzen Miriam Lewis, Rebbetzen Aviva Landau, Tova Hersh and Helen Salter.

Please note the dinner is a ticket only event and tickets can be purchased via the website  or by cheque payable to Yeshurun Synagogue posted to 40 Park Grove Edgware. The cost is £15 for adults, discounts for a family booking of 4 or more, please book as soon as possible.

The strict deadline to book is 1pm on Thursday 25 May after which time no further bookings will be taken.

An inspirational line up of speakers for our Tikkun Leil – Rabbi Tzvi Marmorstein, Rabbi Gary Bazak, Rabbi Lewis and Rabbi Landau – also included is an optional Chavrusa session for men followed by a shiur.

AGM – 25th May

The Annual general meeting of the Yeshurun Synagogue will be held in the Leff Hall at Yeshurun on Thursday 25th May 2017 at 8:30pm.

Nominations for office holders, using the forms below, must be received by the Secretary by 10.00am on Thursday 11th May 2017.

A list of nominations received will be posted on the synagogue noticeboards and will also be distributed at the meeting. The poll for elections will be open on Thursday 25th May for Honorary Officers and Board of Management from 10am to 2pm and 7pm to 8:30pm.

Supporting material for the AGM in the form of the accounts and other reports are listed below and will be emailed before the meeting to those members with email addresses and posted to those without. Limited copies of this material will also be available at the meeting but to keep costs down you are asked to bring digital or electronic copies along if you have received them.

AGM Agenda

Nomination Form – Male

Nomination Form – Female

Honorary Officers Report

2016 AGM Minutes

2016 Accounts