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Our services are warm, welcoming and inclusive and our beautiful synagogue provides a calm and attractive environment in which to pray.

We hold weekly Shabbat evening and morning services and we celebrate all the Festivals with evening and morning services and with other appropriate activities.

In our services you will find a mix Hebrew and English, tradition and innovation, reading, singing, and silence. Our melodies come from a number of traditions, ancient and modern. Men and women participate equally in all aspects.


Regular Services


  • Friday Night and Festival Evening Services commence at 6.30pm.  On the 4th Friday of each month the erev Shabbat service starts at the later time of 7.00 pm.  

  • Every Friday morning:


    Pre-Schoolers’ Kabbalat Shabbat for 0-3s at 10.30am in the synagogue.

  • 1st Friday of each month:

    Family Erev Shabbat Service and Chavurah Supper at Borehamwood & Welwyn.

  • 3rd Friday of each month:

    Family Erev Shabbat Service and Chavurah Supper at the synagogue.

  • Every Saturday morning:

    Shabbat morning service starts at 10.30 am.  On the 2nd Shabbat of each month there is a Parallel Service upstairs in the Menorah Hall.

  • 4th Saturday of every month:

    Interactive Family service for children under the age of 12 with their parents starting at 11.15 am with Rabbi Celia.

  • 1st Saturday of every month:

    Tots service for children up to the age of 5.

  • ‘Family Corner’ every Shabbat morning.

  • Special children’s services on festival mornings.

Life Cycle Event

We pleased to mark various life cycle events as a community, often within a Shabbat morning service.

These include baby blessings, b’nei and b’not mitzvah, an admission ceremony for those who have just converted, an aufruf for a forthcoming wedding, and special birthdays or anniversaries. Weddings may take place in the synagogue or at another suitable venue, and we can also assist with home ceremonies following the birth of a child.

As a community we also support our bereaved members at funerals and prayers during shiva.

In the event of a death, telephone the Jewish Joint Burial Society on 020 8989 5252 at any time.

Please also contact the Rabbi through the Synagogue office on 01923 856110.

Monday, 29 May 2017 4 Sivan 5777