At EHRS we strive to support all of our members to the best of our ability and resources. While joining with our members in happy occasions, we also recognise that difficult situations can affect all of us at some time in our lives and we aim to be a first port-of-call if that occurs.

We employ a professional Community Care Practitioner, Val Joseph, who operates a Confidential Helpline with a dedicated telephone number. Anyone can call this number and be assured of strict confidentiality. If Val is not available when you call you can leave her a message and she will get back to you as soon as possible.

EHRS Community Circles Update - Thursday 9 July

Many of our 102 volunteer Community Circle Co-ordinators are continuing to keep in touch with members in their circles and feeding back any concerns and updates for which we are extremely grateful. We know that our members really appreciate receiving these calls and having this contact from the Synagogue.

EHRS Memory Way Café
We ran our first Memory Way Café on Zoom this week which went very well with lots of catching up, singing and laughter. Based on this we plan to hold a fortnightly cafe on zoom and will be in touch with all our regular participants to see if they would like to join us. If you would like more information on the Zoom cafe, please contact either Val or Marissa.

Please let us know if there is someone you are concerned about or need support or advice – we are available by phone or email.

Keep safe and well.

Val Joseph and Marissa Rosenthal
EHRS Community Care and Wellbeing
020 8238 1013/1015
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Below you will find useful resources for your Community Circle on food and shopping, supermarket opening hours, food deliveries, and useful links to organisations who can offer help and support.

Please keep reading - UPDATED Wednesday 17 June

Community Care at EHRS has pleasure in inviting you to join our Monthly Lunch Club.

With a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, you will have the chance to connect with others and feel a greater sense of belonging to our Community. The lunches are held in the synagogue hall at 13:30. Booking in advance is essential!
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We experience bereavement and loss  as part of our lives from birth to death.

Grief is painful but not an illness and the symptoms that grief may cause can sometimes be alarming.

Bereavement is like a journey, which can at times be lonely, very painful and long.

For some people, it may be difficult to accept the loss, and there may be a sense of denial about the reality of what has occurred. It is not uncommon to think you see or hear the dead person and it can take some time for the full realisation to sink in. 

Jewish Joint Burial Society
1 Victory Road, London, E11 1UL
Company Number 937882 Registered Charity Number 257345
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