851 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9SZ
Tel: 01702 711663 • Email • Charity No. 237616 •

A Constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism

Mon 19 Nov 2018

11 Kislev 5779

Forthcoming Events

Don't forget about the baskets near the front door.  They are for our donations of food and toiletries that go to HARP, the local charity that helps the homeless.  Please remember to drop some item of food or toiletries into the basket next time you come to the Synagogue.  Every little bit helps.

Rabbi Elf will be taking services on the following dates 

Friday 2nd November at 7.30         Saturday 3rd November at 10.30

Friday 16th November at 7.30        Saturday 17th November at 10.30

Friday 7th December at 7.30          Saturday 8th December at 10.30

Friday 21st December at 7.30         Saturday 22nd December at 10.30

Other Saturday services will be taken by the lay readers

Due to the new General Data Protection regulations magazines will no longer be available on the website If you would like a magazine mailed to you, please e-mail your request quoting your full name and address.

Our Annual Quiz this year will be held on Saturday, 24th November - so put the date in your diary and start getting your table together now.  The tickets are £16 per person and this includes a wonderful fish and chip supper.  If you haven't got a full table, we can match you up with and not full table and you can make some new friends.  The fun starts at 7,00 pm and don't forget, there are no parking restrictions outside the shul now, so you can park without worrying about getting a ticket.  Please contact the Synagogue for more details.

We will be holding a remembrance service on November 10th.  The service will be interspersed with member’s contributions. Please come along and give your support to thus special service.  If you have a family memory, a poem, reading or would like to read a reflection   from  our prayer books please contact us so we can plan the service.


Welcome to the website of Southend and District Reform Synagogue which is a Constituent of the Movement for Reform Judaism (MRJ and their link) and is based at 851 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex SS0 9SZ.

The Synagogue was founded as Southend Liberal Synagogue in Leigh on Sea in October 1946 and moved to London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea in 1961, renamed as Southend Progressive Synagogue. In March 1972 we changed our name to Southend and District Reform Synagogue and joined the Reform Movement.

Shabbat Morning Services are held weekly at 10.30 a.m and Friday Night Services at 7.30 pm on alternate weeks (see ‘Services’ for dates).

The Synagogue has a hearing loop, disabled access and facilities, and a baby changing facility.