Events

Community Passover

We have a varied social programme throughout the year including Pesach Seders and Chanukah parties, Friday night Shabbat dinners, meals out, concerts, talks, visits to London and so on.  New ideas are welcome and encouraged.

Members receive our regular newsletter, which includes details of all our events.


Friday 2nd February – Erev Shabbat Service at the home of Graham Grange at 7.30 pm. If you wish to attend could you please let Graham know by sending him a text message

Shabbat 10th February – We will be joining Oxford Synagogue for their Shabbat service which starts at 10.30am. Please contact Carol if you would like to arrange transport

Friday 16th February – Erev Shabbat Service at the home of Zoe and Roger Smith. Please telephone Zoe if you wish to attend

Wednesday 21st February – Desert Island Books to commence at 7.30 pm at Carol’s. Bring your favourite book of the moment and read a paragraph or two aloud


Thursday 1st March – Purim

Shabbat 10th March – We will be joining Maidenhead Synagogue for their Shabbat service which starts at 10.30am. Contact Carol if you wish to arrange a lift

Sunday 18th March – Afternoon tea at Lydiard House from 3.30 – 5.00 pm. It is understood there are tables available in the garden (weather permitting)

Shabbat 24th March – Shabbat morning service to commence at 10.30am at the Moredon Community Centre

Friday 30th March – First night Pesach. A community seder will be arranged, details to follow


Monday 9th April – Committee/Planning meeting at the home of Carol Ennis to commence at 7.30 pm. Please contact Carol if you would like to attend or if you can host an event or service

Thursday 12th April – Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day

Shabbat 14th April – We will be joining Oxford Synagogue for their Shabbat service which starts at 10.30am. Please contact Carol if you would like to arrange transport

Thursday 19th April – Yom HaAtzma’ut, Israel Independence Day

Friday 20th April – Erev Shabbat Service at the home of Betsy and Lew Lawton. Please telephone Betsy if you wish to attend

During April we plan to arrange a meeting, possibly lunch, in Devizes with Bob Hookings. Marguerite to contact Bob and come back with possible dates/suggestions.


Thursday 3rd May – Lag B’Omer

Monday 7th MayThames Valley Limmud Click link for more details

Shabbat 12th May – We will be joining Maidenhead Synagogue for their Shabbat service which starts at 10.30am. Contact Carol if you wish to arrange a lift

Friday 18th May – Erev Shabbat Service. Venue TBA

Sunday 20th May – Lunch at the Sun Inn followed by a walk around Coate Water, weather permitting

Monday 21st May – Shavuot

Shabbat 26th May – Shabbat morning service to commence at 10.30am at the Moredon Community Centre

Looking ahead we are making enquiries about a possible canal trip in the June/July quarter, or possibly a trip on the Blunsdon railway. Details will be
in the next HaTikvah

For full information on any of the above events, please contact us via the ‘contact us’ page