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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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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

Mizrachi Day of Inspiration – 7th May

Mizrachi UK are running a Day of Inspiration on May 7. They are bringing over 13 of the top educators and scholars from Israel to join the community for a full day of learning at Kinloss. There will be morning, afternoon and evening sessions. For £10 everyone is welcome to come and go for whichever keynote address, shiurim or debate panels they wish to attend. Details below, registration here

Yom HaShoah – Sunday 23 April

Yom HaShoah UK invite the entire community to stand together and join us for the UK National Commemoration Event ‘Remember Together – We Are One’ taking place on Sunday 23 April, 4:30pm.

On Sunday 23 April 2017 our aim is bring together the largest ‎gathering of the Jewish community to remember together the loss of six million and to pay tribute to the Survivors and Refugees for the remarkable contributions they have made to the Jewish community and wider UK society.

To attend this event, please register in advance at Tickets will be emailed to you closer to the event which will need to be printed and taken with you for admission. Kindly note this event will be filmed.


There is an extra shiur on the afternoon of Shabbat 1st April, between Mincha @ 7:20pm and Maariv @ 8:22pm entitled Insights in to the Haggadah which will be given by Rabbi Lewis.

On Sunday 2nd April Rabbi Lewis will be conducting the koshering of keilim for Pesach but this year with a change – no small pot and urn in the upstairs kitchen but a couple of huge pots on gas fired burners in the car park!!!

Below are timetable for Pesach, form for sale of chametz and a yom tov guide. Hopefully everything is self explanatory but if you have any questions please do not hesitate to email us at

Pesach Timetable

Form for sale of Chametz

Pesach guide

Pesach Bin Collections


Shabbat Hagodal Lunch and Learn

On Shabbat April 8th, we will be hosting a Shabbat ha’gadol lunch and learn, where we will provide nourishment for the body and soul! Immediately after davening there will be a choice of two shiurim –

Rabbi Landau downstairs in the shul Rebbetzen Aviva Landau, upstairs in the hall (for women only).

After the shiurim have concluded, there will be a delicious three-course lunch in the Leff Hall including a very special and inspirational guest speaker.

Prices for the lunch are £10 for adults, £7 for under-18s, and £30 for a family of four.

Sorry – Bookings for this have closed.


This year Yeshurun kicked off Purim with a a very lively evening led by Joo Doo drums after the megillah. The whole of the hall was resonating to the beat from the entrie Yeshurun community, ably directed by the Joo Doo team. Photos below.

Senior Members Afternoon Tea – Wednesday 22nd February

Yeshurun Cares invites senior members to

Afternoon Tea

With live entertainment by Jonny Moses-Son Singing Jazz & Jewish songs

Wednesday 22nd February at 3:00 pm In the Leff Hall, Yeshurun Synagogue

RSVP: Mrs Robyn Deutsch 020 8958 7286 for catering purposes Please let us know if you need help with transport If you have not received an invitation but are free you would be very welcome too – just let Robyn know

Mishpatim / Shekalim (25th February) Learning Shabbat in memory of Dayan Lopian ztl

We are dedicating Shabbat Mishpatim / Shekalim (25th February) as a learning shabbat for the kehilla in memory of the Dayan ztl. The arrangements are as follows: –

Shabbat morning there will be no Hashkama and the main service will begin at 8.45am and we are aiming to finish davening by approximately 10.45am.

There will then be a short kiddush until 11.15am which will be followed by a choice of three parallel shiurim for approximately 20 minutes.

Rabbi Lewis will give a shiur to men and women in the main shul

Rebbetzen Aviva Landau will give a shiur to ladies only in the upstairs hall

Rabbi Landau will give a shiur to men and women in the Beis Hamedrash

This will then be followed in the main shul by a guest speaker until 12.15pm when there will be a delicious cholent and kugel kiddush until 12.40pm when we will daven Mincha.

The Rov’s Gemorrah shiur will be at 5.55pm until shabbat goes out at 6.40pm.

Motzei Shabbat the Yeshurun together with the Kollel Bais Aharon in Edgware invite you to a Malava Malka/ siyum at 8:30pm in the Yeshurun Leff Hall, further details at Malava Malka Siyum In Memory of Dayan Lopian ztl tickets… read more

25th February – Malava Malka / Siyum Hashas In Memory of Dayan Lopian ztl

On Motzei Shabbat 25th February the Yeshurun together with the Kollel Bais Aharon in Edgware are holding a Malava Malka/ Siyum Hashas in the Leff Hall, in memory of Dayan Lopian ztl.

Tickets will need to be purchased in advance for catering purposes. Please see details and booking information below.