The shul first came into existence as the result of two men, David Assersohn z”l and Max Kanal z”l, meeting on Ealing Common and, as they had discovered Jewish people in the area (just their families at the time) they decided to start a shul.
HOLOCAUST LEARNING UK – EALING SYNAGOGUE
On Wednesday 29 January 2020, Ealing Synagogue hosted local schools Brentside, Villiers and Cardinal Wiseman for a series of workshops on the Holocaust. Guest speakers were Helen Stone, who spoke about her mother Emmy Golding; Emmy left Germany in May 1939 at the age of 25 to come to the UK on a domestic visa; and Harry Spiro, whose daughter Tracy Moses told his story of how he was separated from his parents at the age of 11 and was sent to three concentration camps. He was the only member of his entire family to survive. It was a highly successful day and the feedback from the schools was very positive.
On Sunday 10 November 2019, Ealing United Synagogue rounded off a spectacular year of events marking its Centenary with a dinner for 200 members, former members and the generation who grew up in Ealing, at the Holiday Inn-Brentford Lock. Members of the Assersohn family, grandchildren of David Assersohn, one of the joint founders, were among the guests. Trevor Asserson came from Israel to share memories of his grandfather. The Chief Rabbi spoke of Ealing celebrations past, including the one when the roof fell in, but also of its characteristics as a caring community with a welter of social, cultural and educational activities. He invested long-serving Warden, Dr Brian Robinson, as Elder of the Synagogue, presenting him with a certificate marking a donation by the Synagogue in Brian`s name to Langdon. Michael Goldstein, President of the United Synagogue described the high regard in which Ealing is held within the United Synagogue, particularly for the dignity with which it moved into its new shul. Before leaving, each guest was presented with a personalised album, consisting of one hundred years of memorabilia in the life of the community. The spirit engendered by the evening will ensure that Ealing’s true grit will keep it going, despite being outside the North West London bubble, for many a year to come. Click here to see more photos.
EALING UJIA FUNDRAISES FOR THE CARMIEL CHILDREN’S VILLAGE – OCTOBER 2017
Ealing UJIA hosted an evening of song and entertain with Shabbaton Choir in honour of Neil Shestopal z”l. The evening raised £20,000 for Carmiel Children’s Village. The Village is the largest of Hamifal Educational Children’s Homes, which provide a warm and loving home to nearly 1,000 Israeli orphans and other neglected children at risk.
Friday 7 August
Mincha/Kabbalat Shabbat: 6.45pm
Shabbat begins: 8.24pm
Shabbat 8 August
Shabbat ends: 9.31pm
Sunday 9 August
Shacharit: 8.30 am
Monday afternoons: 2.00pm
Absolute beginnners, Hockneys or even a Tracey Emin. All welcome. There is space for one or two more. If you haven't drawn or painted since school, now is the time to have go. Any level of skill is welcome. Interested? For Zoom details please email Stephen Hirst: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday afternoons: 2.00pm
"Show and Tell"
Do you have an interest or hobby, a much-loved item associated with memories, or maybe a curio, novelty or antique which we could have a guess at? If you have something to exhibit but think it may be difficult to show on screen, send a photo which we can display. Don't worry if you haven't, it will be great just to have you join us? For Zoom details please email Stephen Hirst: email@example.com.
Thursday afternoons: 2.00pm
"A Good Read"
It could be a book you have just enjoyed or not, a newspaper or magazine article that has piqued your interest or maybe a painting that has moved you. Perhaps you could talk about it for a few minutes or so with a view to group discussion. Politics-free of course. Or just Zoom in to say hello, listen and participate as you fancy. For Zoom details please email Stephen Hirst: firstname.lastname@example.org.