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A 95 year old Holocaust survivor was the guest speaker at our Shul in January when we hosted the 2017 St. Albans Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration on behalf of the Mayor of St.Albans City & District, Cllr Frances Leonard. More… Continue reading
We held our annual Chanukah party which was attending by about 70 adults and children. There were lots of activities including learning the art of paper quilling with an expert quiller, doughnut decorating, chocolate money making, CD dreidel making… Continue reading
The February meeting of the Rosh Chodesh group consisted of 11 women. They were hosted once again by Elissa Dacosta Waldman. The subject of the month was the festival of Tu B’shvat, The English date was… Continue reading
Hot on the heels of Shemini Azeret came Simchat Torah. A delightful service including lots of dancing and singing, with our 3 Sifri Torah being carried around in turn by the men in shul, topping up with Kiddush wine on… Continue reading
After a short evening service followed by Kiddush in the Succah, 30 people including a number of children sat down, first to hear Rabbi Daniel’s insight into Shemini Azeret, then on to a communal dinner, consisting of fish goujons, fish… Continue reading
Since November 2015 our shul has joined in the nationwide Mitzvah Day. Our project was to make over the gardens of a Norwood House in Kenton which houses adults with special needs. The gardens needed a lot of work… Continue reading
Queen Elizabeth celebrated her 90th birthday last year. St.Albans United shul sent Her Majesty a card on behalf of our members. The Shul was delighted to receive a “thank you” from Buckingham Palace.
In the morning there was a lot of cloud and fine rain. As the morning went on I continually checked the BBC weather app to see what the rest of the day had in store. The app assured me… Continue reading
The last formal address of the afternoon came from United Synagogue President Stephen Pack, who was bringing, as he put it, “a few words from the United Synagogue head office.
Below is a transcript of his speech
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