Community

  • CNSS cares, even more so at Pesach

    Each year CNSS Community Care makes up and distributes dozens of parcels to support families in our community who cannot afford the high cost of food for Pesach.  In these difficult times, it is more important than ever to continue to […]

  • Be sure to book for our CNSS Communal Seder

    Join us, once again, for our  CNSS Communal Seder led by Rabbi Daniel Epstein Second Seder night, Tuesday 11 April 2017, Timetable: 7.15pm – Mincha and Maariv  8pm – Seder programme beings 8.45pm – Kiddush  11.30pm – expected finish time Familiar […]

  • Lots of Chanukah fun @CNSS

    Chanukah is coming and the doughnuts are getting us fat, but, hey, it’s just once a year and we at CNSS are planning two fun family activities for the festival. *On SUNDAY 18 DECEMBER we are holding a Chanukah arts and crafts […]

  • Shabbat UK @CNSS – more than just one day!

    Shabbat UK this year has generated almost a whole week of activities at CNSS. Just look at our programme! Sunday 6th November                                       […]

  • CNSS Eruv Committee gears up!

    These are exciting times at CNSS at no more so than with our dynamic Eruv Committee. For many years the plans were just pipe dreams, but now under new chairman Ezra Carlson, we are actually powering ahead. Our plans are […]

  • A very special Tisha B’Av programme at CNSS

    Shabbat Erev Tisha B’Av into Tisha B’Av (Motzei Shabbat) 13th August Old Farm Avenue Services 9.00am      Shiur (1/2 hour)       (Cockfosters – as usual 9.00am start)9.30am      Shacharit    12.00pm    Shabbat Kodesh programme             […]

  • New Members Shabbat marked with two very special events for all the family

    The CNSS New Members Shabbat on 21 May 2016, featured                                                               […]

  • The Secrets of the Bible unearthed when Ir David expert came to CNSS

    CNSS hosted an enormous and interested audience to hear Ze’ev Ohrenstein, Director of international Affairs at the Ir David Foundation on Tuesday 7 June. The Foundation had chosen us to give a special multimedia presentation, when he showed the amazing discoveries from over 4,000 years […]

  • CNSS celebrated Yom Yerushalayim with breakfast & guest speaker Rabbi Andrew Shaw

    CNSS has always marked Yom Yerushalayim in a special way and this year was no exception. After Shacharit on SUNDAY 5 JUNE 2016, we we held a very special breakfast with guest speaker Rabbi Andrew Shaw, Chief Executive of Mizrachi UK. […]

  • CNSS summer tea party celebrated HM the Queen’s 90th birthday

    Along with all of the UK, we celebrated the 90th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II. Our ‘indoor street party’  on SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2016 transformed the MT Hall into the best street party that money can buy (well, nearly!). […]

  • The “Hub” – A Vision of Togetherness at CNSS

    The Challenge Our synagogue currently has over 1,100 members across the age spectrum. However, as an “ageing community”, 80% of the membership is over 50 years of age. We currently use a building whose religious sanctuary was constructed in the 1950s and […]

  • ShabbatUK 2015 AND 2016 @CNSS

    There were so many exciting activities taking place at CNSS for ShabbatUK on 23rd and 24th October 2015. Click here for the presentation and the photographs of almost everything we did. CNSS – ShabbatUK 2015. But now we have the […]

  • The famous CNSS Arts & Crafts sessions for kids and parents return

    Three new sessions, led by Pascale Harris are designed to entertain, educate and develop children’s skills, for 4-8 year olds. 1. Monday 21 September 5.30- 6.30pm. Theme – Sukkot – at the shul, OFA 2.Sunday 4 October 10.00-10.45am & 10.50-11.35am. […]

  • The Great CNSS Succah-thon has something for everyone in the Epstein’s succah

    Great food, great activities round the clock at the Epstein’s. Motzei Shabbat 3 October 9.00-11.00pm Young professionals cocktail Party 11.00pm- 1.00am – older teens ‘kumzitz’ (tall tales and good food)   Sunday 4 October 9.00-9.45am – Minyanaires and minyanairesses – […]

  • CNSS welcomes Rabbi and Rebbetzen Debson as interns for High Holydays

    We are delighted that, once again, the United Synagogue has selected CNSS to host a rabbinic intern family for the High Holydays. Rabbi Uri and Rebbetzen Jessica Debson, both London born and raised, will be joining us for Rosh Hashanah […]

  • Youth Director Alex makes big impact with Children @CNSS

    Our new Tribe Youth Director, Alex Fenton, has really made a big impact on the community in the few months he has been with us. Whether it is on shabbat mornings, on Monday club nights, developing his new leadership course […]

  • CNSS launches 70for70 onSunday 25 January with guest speaker R. Dr Rafi Zarum

    We are proud to be launching 70 for 70 in CNSS with a special breakfast immediately after Shacharit on Sunday 25 January. Our guest speaker will be Rabbi Dr Rafi Zarum, Dean of the London School of Jewish Studies, a renowned and dynamic speaker. […]

  • 1st Night Chanukah at Rabbi and Rebbetzen Epstein

    Rabbi and Rebbetzen Epstein with some community members at the Chanukah party they hosted in their home in December 2014. Photography by Yoni Cohen.                            

  • The first new CNSS event – 1 February 2015

  • The first meeting of BEACONS our new BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

    BEACONS The first meeting of our new CNSS BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP took place at Cockfosters & N Southgate Synagogue Old Farm Avenue, Southgate, London N14 5QR on   Wednesday 3rd December at 2.30pm  Future Meetings will be held on the first Wednesday of each month  For […]

  • 5/6 December – A very special Israel Shabbat with guest speaker, Rabbi Daniel Beller

    We are delighted that our first Israel Shabbat with Rabbi Epstein features our very special guest speaker, Rabbi Daniel Beller, the rabbi of Kehillat Shivtei Israel, in Raanana. He will speak in the Cockfosters minyan between mincha and maariv and then […]

  • CLC Autumn programme announced – celebrating 11 years

    This term CLC is inviting you to six weekly sessions, as usual with choices and top quality keynote speakers. In the first half of the evening (8.00-8.55pm), you can choose: A1 -‘The French Connection’ – cooking with a Gallic twist […]

  • What’s coming up for families at CNSS

                                                                  WHAT’S COMING UP FOR FAMILIES AT CNSS   A PREVIEW OF OUR […]

  • Shabbat UK @CNSS – there’s a whole lot going on!

    24/25 OCTOBER is SHABBAT UK @ CNSS. We have activities for all the community throughout the week – and of course on Shabbat!

  • David Burrowes MP spoke to packed shul @ CNSS

    David Burrowes MP. member of parliament for Enfield South, accepted Rabbi Epstein’s invitation and joined us on Shabbat 6 September at Old Farm Avenue. He spoke to the community after the service about his work on behalf of Israel and working against […]

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