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Last Sunday was the NEMS afternoon tea party, held in the grounds of SWESRS. The event was sold out and a great time was had by all. NEMS member Juliette Carter sent the following message which sums up how we all felt about being able to be together again after such a...read more
NEMS member & Jewish Care volunteer Ros Berzon (pictured below) organised an arts & crafts club for tenants at Shebson Lodge in Southend during lockdown with the support of Senior Warden, Laura. The photos show the exhibition of all of their...read more
Thank you to everyone who took part in Yellow Candle this year, lighting up their homes and social media to remember all those who tragically perished in the Holocaust. Find out more about how Yellow Candle started in the Masorti movement. Take a look at this...read more
We are delighted that NEMS own Mark Carter is featured in this brand new video created by Masorti Together for their upcoming learning and fundraising event to coincide with Purim 2021.read more
To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, some of our younger members took part in the Foundation Stones project. They each decorated a stone and which will form part of a memorial at the new UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre. Well done to all who participated. Some of...read more
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
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