• Richmond Jewish Community Hub

    BRINGING JEWS OF SOUTH WEST LONDON TOGETHER 

  • About Us

    Richmond Jewish Community Hub was created in 2018 as an inclusive cultural centre for the Jewish community of South West London. Based in the beautifully functional building of the Richmond Synagogue, RJCH is bringing a fresh wave of creativity and energy to the area. It wouldn’t have been possible without the support of The United Synagogue Community Development Fund.

    Our Vision

    Our vision is for the RJCH to be a hub of Jewish activity at the heart of the South West London Jewish Community. We seek to build an invigorated community infused with a fresh sense of unity and connected by strong Jewish values, a love for arts and culture, a passion for education, and a strong feeling of belonging.

    Our Role

    RJCH provides a place and programme of outstanding activities, clubs, courses and vibrant events that serve the whole Jewish community, regardless of age, denomination or level of observance.

     

    We do this by:

    • Reaching out to and building relationships with the diverse South West London Community
    • Listening to the kind of events that best serve this community and working to deliver on the needs identified
    • Acting as host to create a space where all feel welcome, appreciated, engaged and inspired.
  • What's On

    Funday Monday! - Pesach Quests in Richmond Park

    Monday 22nd ​April

    Big Community BBQ

    Sunday 19thMay

    Building Better Brains: The secret life of the teenage brain”

    Talk by Dr. Howard Fine

    Tuesday 2nd June, 7:30pm

    Teenagers are such a vulnerable group, based on neurodevelopment changes in the brain, as well as societal pressures and expectations.

     

    The session will debunk myths about teenagers, as well as cover neurodevelopment changes in the teenage brain, implications for the learning brain, the social brain, implications on sleep, benefits and risk of technology and social media, and self-esteem.

     

    Dr. Howard Fine, a prominent paediatric neuropsychologist, regular consulting on BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Sky with wide range expertise.

     

     

  • Clubs and Courses

    Bridge Club

    Tuesdays, 2:30 pm. ​

    Afternoon bridge Please join us for bridge on Tuesday afternoons at 2.30.

     

    All standards (and kibitzers) welcome.

     

    Please confirm if you will be coming by emailing us at kay@familycolton.co.uk or call us on 020 8878 5770. Once confirmed you will be given the venue address (Rotating location in Kew).

     

    We look forward to seeing you then!

     

    P.S Let us know if you have a bridge table you can bring.

    "Still Singing!"

    Every Wednesday, 6:30 - 8 pm

     

    Come and join a new group for voices at RJCH and share your favourite music!

    Do you enjoy singing or listening to singing?

    Jewish sung music includes a rich repertoire in Hebrew, Yiddish and Ladino as well as the treasures of Chazzanut.

     

    Every meeting a new theme.

     

    Free

    Wake up! with Morning Okido Yoga for Women

    Thursdays at 09:30am

    Start the day connecting to your body and breath. The focus of the exercises will be to release stress and tension, improve body alignment and gain strength and flexibility.

     

    All levels of abilities are welcome!

     

    Price is £10 per class or £8 for a block of 4 sessions.

     

    More Info

    Luncheon Club

     

    Thursdays at 11:00

    Arrive from 11:00 onwards and join us for coffee, lively topical discussion and lunch (starts at 1 pm).

     

    New members are very welcome.

     

    Suggested donation £4

     

    If you are interested in coming or have any questions please contact

    Helene Fireman on: 0208 948 7407.

     

     

     

    "Zaatutim" Baby and Toddler Group

    Monthly - Fridays 9:45am

    12 April - 17 May - 14 June

     

    Enjoy a coffee and a chat whilst the kids play, sing songs and dance to the music, all in Hebrew! For the children from 0 to 3 and their carers.


    For any questions, please contact

    events@rjch.org.uk.

     

    Cost £3 per session

    Monthly Film Club

     

    1st Sunday of the Month

    Next Film: The Producers

     

    7th April

     

    Arrive from 2.30 pm

    Film starts at 3 pm

     

    Donation £5 per person

     

    Due to a high demand to see these films would you please confirm your booking by email: ivor.deitsch@btconnect.com

     

     

    More Info

    Kehillah Advice

    Monthly

    Next Surgery:

    18 April - 16 May - 20 June

     

    Appointments from

    11:30 - 14:00

     

    If you are interested, please, sign up for a time slot here http://bit.ly/KehillahAdvice ,

     

    email events@rjch.org.uk

     

    or call Iryna on +44 (0)7741 801 292

     

     

    More Info

    Yoga for Men

    Tuesdays 9:30 - 10:30

    First session 26th February

     

    Start the day connecting to your body and breath. The focus of the exercises will be to release stress and tension, improve body alignment and gain strength and flexibility.

     

    All levels of abilities are welcome!

     

    Price is £10 per class or £8 for a block of 4 sessions

     

    If you are interested, please, email alex@brenner.org.uk

     

     

     

  • Educational Courses

    Autumn/ Winter

    Tanach in Technicolour (2 Weeks)

    A 2-part series unmasking some of the more perplexing biblical narratives. This time the topic is: 'Who was the real hero of the Purim story?' focusing on the Book of Esther. With Rabbi Meir Shindler.

    Mondays 8.00pm - 9:00pm, 11 & 18 March

    with Rabbi Meir Shindler 

    Cost: £5 for the course

    Hebrew Reading Crash Course 2 (5 weeks)

    5-week crash course to help accurate Hebrew Readers become more fluent.

    Mondays 8:00pm - 9:15pm - 25 Mar, 1, 8, 15 & 29 April. 8.00-9.15pm

    with Rabbi Meir Shindler 

    Cost: £10 for the course

    Freewill vs Destiny (2 weeks)

    2-part multimedia lectures pondering the profound philosophical questions of how much is pre-destined and much of the world around can we shape using our freewill? If G-d knows what will be in the future, what kind of freewill do we have anyway?

    Thursdays 8.00pm -9:00pm, 4 & 11 April

    with Rabbi Meir Shindler 

  • Calendar

    March 20th - Wednesday - Purim Party (17:30)

     

    March 24th - Sunday - British Museum Tour (10:00)

     

    April 14th - Sunday - Funday Sunday Pesach Quests in Richmond Park

     

    May 19th - Sunday - Big Community BBQ

     

    June 2nd - Tuesday - Talk by Dr. Howard Fine (19:30)

  • Contact us

    Get in touch if you have any questions

    Richmond Synagogue, Lichfield Gardens, TW9 1AP
    Anytime
    +44 (0)7741 801 292
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