Chatham memorial Synagogue was proud to support this important annual day of social action based on the values of Tikkun Olam, Tzedek and Gemilut Chasadim with tens of thousands of people taking part in projects around the world. For our Mitzvah we collected food for the Medway Food Bank - Emergency food for people in crisis. For more information visit the Mitzvah Day web site.
The stone consecration for the late Hilary Halpern took place on Sunday 2 November in the Jewish section of Chatham Cemetery. There was also a well-attended memorial service in the synagogue on Sunday 13 July 2014. The service was conducted by the Revd Malcolm Weisman OBE, Minister for Small Communities and included a special prayer for Hilary by synagogue chairman, Jon Weiner. Hilary, who died in July 2013, served the community for many years as a former chairman, chairman o