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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19th December – Chanukah Roadshow

Come an enjoy an evening with 3 mini-shiurim from 3 Rabbis at 3 venues. L’chaims and doughnuts will be served.

Date: Tuesday 19th December

Time: 8:30pm


Stuart & Hilarie Ifield, 22 Dukes Avenue HA8 7RX Adam & Juliette Tash. 40 Park Grove HA8 7SJ Mark & Carolyn Addleman, 18 Hillersdon Avenue HA8 7SQ


R’ Zvi Marmorstein – Kollel Beis Aharon R’ Daniel Fine – Stanmore Synagogue R’ Ilan Halberstadt – Nefesh Ha’Torah

18th December – Senior Members Chanukah Event

Yeshurun Care invites our senior members to an afternoon Chanukah event, with doughnuts, tea and games.

Date: Monday 18th December

Time: 2:30 to 4:00

Place: Leff Hall, Yeshurun

Suggested Donation: £3.00

6th December – Women’s Chanukah Evening

Rebetzen Aviva Landau will be conducting a Women’s Chanukah evening on 6th December.  It will be an informal and fun evening celebrating heroism and getting into the chanukah spirit. Please bring along a short description/bio of someone you consider to be a hero – they can be real or mythical, historical or contemporary.  Venue to be confirmed.

25th November, 6.15pm – Above & Beyond

Yeshurun Peace of Mind presents – Above & Beyond.

The story of the birth of the Israeli Air Force and the men who formed it.

25th November 6.15pm – Price £10 per person

In 1948 a ragtag band of group of Jewish American pilots answer Israel’s call for help. They fly for Israel in its War of Independence and turn the tide of the war. Relive their personal journeys of discovery, sacrifice and renewed Jewish pride.

Winner of awards at more than 20 film festivals, Above and Beyond includes stunning aerial footage and rare photographs from the time as well as interviews with the survivors.

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.

Please note that all tickets for the dinner have been sold, and no more tickets are available.

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

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