January 27, 2015

The Medway Holocaust Memorial Day event was held at the synagogue on Tuesday 27 January 2015 The event included poetry, readings, music and drama from students of local schools, MidKent College and Medway Youth Parliament. To mark the 70th anniversary of the liberatio...

January 5, 2015

Juliette Kaplan, a member of Chatham Memorial Synagogue and a former star of Last of the Summer Wine, currently appearing in 8 episodes of Coronation Street. She is playing the part of Agnes, the grandmother of regular character Beth Tinker. Congratulations to Juliette...

November 16, 2014


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...

November 2, 2014

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...

December 1, 2013



At the Chanukah party on 1 December 2013, Marie Halpern was appointed Guild President of the Chatham Memorial Synagogue for life, in recognition of many years service to the community and its Guild (formerly known as the Ladies Guild).

A commemorative certifica...

September 14, 2013


The Synagogue Open Day took place on Sunday 15 September 2013.

The open day was organised in conjunction with English Heritage and Bnei Brith UK.

In the two sessions we had around 100 visitors, who were very interested to hear about the history of the synagogue and vari...

January 23, 2011

Chatham Memorial Synagogue is a wonderful venue for a wedding, though as a small community we don't have these occasions as often as we would like. It was therefore a great pleasure for families and community alike to celebrate the marriage of Ari and Ismini Phillips o...

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