Past Events

Islington Menorah Lighting

Click here to read and see memories of our most successful event of the year!


BBQ at Highbury Fields

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Bring with your Volleyball, Badminton or Frisbee 

Nothing like spending a long summer afternoon in Highbury Fields 

See you there!

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Shavuot June 3rd Eve


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Shavuot June 4th Day


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Passover on Upper Street


Model Matza Bakery


JLI Course: Soul Maps


We are glad to announce the start of a brand new 6 week course titled 
'Soul Maps, Kabbalah to navigate your inner worlds'

Dates: Monday evening February 24, March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7. 
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Sandys Row Synagogue
4a Sandy's Row London
Greater London E1 7HW


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RSVP to rabbi@jewishislington.co.uk or via our Facebook Event.

Book Launch: The Jewish Communities of Islington

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Ever wondered about Benjamin Disraeli's roots? 
Islington had a significant Jewish population going well back into the 18th century. Petra Laidlaw, from the Islington Archaeology and History Society will be presenting her latest book, talking about the wide range of characters, where they came from, where they lived, where they worshipped and what happened to them. A rich cast of politicians, founders of business empires, inventors, mathematicians, artists, architects, writers, eccentrics and villains is promised – not forgetting the many people with more ordinary lives who made up the community.

Date:Wednesday, February 26
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Islington Town Hall, Room 4
Free entrance
Refreshments will be served

Copies of The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s by Petra Laidlaw will be available:
£9.99 paperback, 138 pp, sourced and indexed, with 37 black and white prints and photographs.

Judaism for Dummies

We are glad to announce the start of a brand new 6 week course titled 'Judaism For Dummies'. This engaging course will give you a better understanding of Jewish practice and traditions. The classes will be accessible to anyone with regardless of knowledge about the Jewish faith and will answer questions about Jewish practice you were always wondering about. Please feel welcome to invite your friends and neighbours to this unmissable course.

Dates: Monday evening Oct 21, 28 Nov 11, 18, 25 Dec 2. 
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Location: Sandys Row Synagogue
4a Sandy's Row London
Greater London E1 7HW

Suggested donation: £5 per session.
RSVP to rabbi@jewishislington.co.uk or via our Facebook Event

Sushi in the Sukka

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Exclusive Whisky Tasting Event

Exclusive Whisky Tasting Event 

Thursday 12 Nov 2015

7:30pm to 10:00pm

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Our Whisky Tasting evening will feature four whiskies, showcasing the four different Scottish whisky producing regions and presented in an interesting and engaging way from an expert Scotch Whisky Connoisseur. For people who have already discovered the joys of Scotch whisky or complete beginners to this fascinating spirit, you can be sure you are in for an entertaining and delicious evening. Informal but informative. Fun and thought-provoking.  

This event is limited to 40 people only - RSVP TODAY!

Israeli Shabbat

Israeli Shabbat

30 October 2015, 7.30pm


Exclusive Shabbat Dinner for Israelis living in Islington/Shoreditch area. 


Are you from Israel and live in the East London area? We will be hosting a Shabbat dinner ONLY for Israelis that live in this area.

Great opportunity to meet, network and enjoy some Sabich, Tabbouleh and of course some garinim and bamba ;)

RSVP today!