South London Jewish Community Services

Welcome to the South London Jewish Community Services website

This website aims to help Jewish people living in South London. To find information on care and support services including local and national organisations go to the Services Directory page on the left-hand menu.

The website also includes information on:

To download these documents go to the Ebulletin and Other Documents page on the left-hand menu. If you prefer to have these documents emailed to you go to the Register page on the left-hand menu.

The information is compiled by the South London Community Support Service who are in regular contact with synagogues and Jewish community organisations.

The South London Community Support Service is set up to provide vital support to older members of the Jewish community. To remind you of the service, please download our leaflet. If you would like copies sent to you for your community group or Synagogue please contact us. Or for more information please phone 020 8922 2222.

NEWS
KLBD Kosher Road Show coming to South London
Monday 10th July
12:00 - 3:00

A free exhibition of certified kosher food. Over 90 products certified by the London Beth Din will be available for viewing and tasting (although not for sale at the exhibition).

A guest speaker from the London Beth Din, Sharon Faz-Feldman will talk about the process of kosher certification and will be only too pleased to answer any questions you may have. Everybody welcome.

A light sandwich buffet lunch will be available. 12-3pm in the concert hall Nightingale House, 105 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NB.

Please book your place by contacting Stephen Ison on sison@jcare.org

Nightingale is easily reached by train or underground: nearest mainline station is Wandsworth Common; nearest Underground is Clapham South or there is local parking off street for those arriving by car. You can see our location here.

Volunteer Coordinator (Voluntary Role)
The service is looking for a volunteer coordinator. This is a management role involving some supervising and supporting volunteers and keeping in touch with them and perhaps organising one or two events for them each year. The time commitment could be around 5 hours a week on average. If you are interested or need further details please contact Stephen Ison.

Volunteer Drivers
We are looking for more volunteer drivers, if you have a car and a few hours spare please contact Stephen Ison for further details.

Hospital Visiting & Chaplaincy
Pleased to inform you that Hilary Nissenbaum is now visiting Kings College Hospital every week as a Jewish volunteer. Ezra Umprah now have provided a "Shabbat Trolley" for Jewish patients. This consists mainly of kosher food, which is easily prepared or ready to eat. It is located near the Multi-denominational Chapel in the hospital. Hilary will visit any Jewish patients but of course needs to be made aware. Kings Chaplaincy 020 3299 3522 or email Hilary h.nissenbaum@btinternet.com

Similarly, Rabbi Natan Asmoucha is the official Jewish Chaplain at St Georges Hospital and also visits some other hospitals too; he will visit any patients that he is informed about.

Jewish Hospital Visitation Line: 020 8343 6238. (This phone line is not checked on weekends, bank holidays or Jewish holidays). Email: admin@jvisit.org.uk

Volunteers needed in South London
We need volunteers (regardless of faith) in South London, Kent and Surrey areas. Please contact us if you would like to know more.