Welcome to the Harlow Jewish Community

Hello and welcome to the Harlow Jewish Community. My name is Irit Shillor and I have been the Rabbi here for the last twelve years. I was born in Jerusalem and studied Mathematics there before coming to England in 1982. My children were at the time very young and I joined a Reform community in or...


Online Services via Zoom

Whilst the Synagogue is shut due to COVID-19, we are running our services and other events online via Zoom.

If you want to join any of them, please email admin@harlowjewishcommunity.org.uk





Why the 70th Anniversary of the state of Israel will be so important to me


As part of our celebrations of 70 years of Israeli Independence we are publishing an article each month. These articles are written by our members about their personal experiences of Israel.  This is the first article and is written by charles Jackson about his time in Egypt in 1947/48



 At the start of 1947, I was with the British army, all male unit, stationed at a base ammunition depot in Egypt. Also at the camp was an independent Jewish unit, and surprisingly, German prisoners of war. We had no drivers; the German p.o.w’s did all the driving including our armoured vehicles.


That Pesach, the Jewish unit found out that I was the only Jew in a unit of well over 300, and invited me to join them at a Seder service to be held at the army headquarters some 20 miles away...


Shul AGM

Please join us on Monday 2nd September at 8pm in the Synagogue for the AGM.

Still opportunities to stand for the Council, or to discuss things with the council members.

Harlow Synagogue

Harberts Road
Essex, CM19 4DT

Tel: +44 (0)1279 432503


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Upcoming Events

Fri Sep 25 @20:00 -
Erev Shabbat Service
Sun Sep 27 @19:00 -
Kol Nidrei evening service
Mon Sep 28 @11:00 -
Yom Kippur Morning and Additional Services
Mon Sep 28 @18:00 -
Yizkor and Ne'ila services
Mon Sep 28 @19:30 -
Havdalah for Yom Kippur
Wed Sep 30 @20:00 -
Annual General Meeting

   A Constituent of the
   Movement for Reform Judaism

    Harlow Synagogue is member 
    of  the Joint Jewish Burial Society