COVID-19: Together Online

While our building is temporarily closed, we are gathering online for learning, services, events and Kiddushim. Our rabbis, staff team and volunteers continue to work remotely. We remain here for you – contact us if you have questions or would like to get involved. Call 0207 432 5181 or email ljs@ljs.org.

Please note: The LJS Cemetery at Pound Lane is closed until further notice.

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Join us for Shabbat

Pray with us: exquisite music and thought-provoking sermons, followed by Kiddush on Zoom. Service times are:

6:45 pm Friday evenings (6:00 pm for this week only, 22nd May)

11:00 am Saturday mornings

LJS News – June 2020

As well as members’ memories of VE Day, this month’s newsletter also features articles about how the LJS is adapting to our changing world.

Our monthly newsletter, LJS News, shares synagogue news and stimulating articles, and previews future events.  

The LJS AGM and Council Election

All LJS Members are invited to join us on Wednesday 24 June from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for this year’s AGM, which will be held online. 

Further details may be found in Shalom LJS or contact  ljs@ljs.org.

Rimon Online

Rimon is the LJS’s religion school for ages 3½ to 15, and includes Bar/Bat Mitzvah and Kabbalat Torah studies.

During these challenging times, Rimon has migrated online for fun, activities and learning every Shabbat.

Please email Debi for more information on education@ljs.org.

Thought for the Week

This week, Rabbi Alexandra Wright reflects on what the story of Moses’ Cushite wife teaches us about racial equality:

Dear Members and Friends,

What happened to Moses’ Cushite wife’? And who was she? This week’s parashah ends with the complaints of Miriam and Aaron against Moses ‘because of the Cushite woman he married: ‘He married a Cushite woman!’ (Numbers 12:1)

Who was this Cushite woman whom Moses had married?…read more here