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A huge thank you to everyone who donated toiletries and children's toys to our Mitzvah Day project for local charity, Bag of Kindness to support families seeking refuge from abusive relationships. Pictured is NEMS member, Cathy Forman with some of your generous...read more
Sunday afternoon saw another great online cook-along take place. For this session, Micky led participants in making some delicious Veggie Puff Pastry Tarts and Raisin Cookies. Everyone had great fun and another cook-along is planned for January, look out for more...read more
NEMS member and regular contributing writer for the Essex Jewish News, Renee Bravo, discusses the traditions and meaning of Tisha B'Av and the relevance it still has for our community today: Wednesday 29th July 2020 is Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of...read more
A great afternoon was had by all who attended Micky's online pizza making workshop. As you can see from the pictures below, we have some budding young chefs in the NEMS youth community! Here is the recipe if you would like to try making one yourself: Pizza Dough...read more
Members of the NEMS community were delighted to receive deliveries of some delicious traditional cheesecake over Shavuot. A huge thanks goes out to Angela did the baking, Sara and Jeremy who delivered them and to Janet who co-ordinated everything. Here are just a few...read more
The NEMS Shavuot events programme got off to a fantastic start yesterday with a number of the young people form our community participating in a Cheesecake cooking session via the wonders of Zoom! The event, led by Micky in Manchester was a great success with everyone...read more
We are delighted to report that the tree which was planted at Tu B'shvat by NEMS last year in Valentines Park in Ilford is flourishing beautifully a year after it was planted. Visited recently during some 'Lockdown daily exercise', NEMS board member Yvonne said that...read more
Thank you to everyone who lit the candles this year and read not only the names that came with them this year, but also those from past years. Thank you too for posting photos on social media - especially Facebook, the NEMS website & EssexK. I would like to...read more
A great time was had by all at the NEMS Punch and Judy Purim party on Monday night. As well as the excellent entertainment provided by Professor James and his fabulous show londonpunchandjudy.co.uk, there was lots of great fancy dress outfits and plenty of lovely...read more
The Yellow Candle Story The project was initiated by the Masorti Conservative movement’s Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs in 1981 in the United States and Canada, to keep alive the memory of the millions who perished in the Holocaust. The candle is modelled on the...read more
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