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15 Tishrei 5779 - 23 September 2018

Services & Minyanim

On Shabbat, please join us for Seudah Shlishit between Mincha and Maariv.
All services are held in the shul building at Wootton Gardens.


Date Day Shacharit Mincha Ma’ariv Extra Information
1st Shabbat 9:00 am 7:45 pm
8:45 pm
Parsha: Ki Tavo
2nd Sunday
First Day Selichot
8:00 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
3rd Monday
7:00 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
4th Tuesday 7:15 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
5th Wednesday 7:15 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
6th Thursday 7:00 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
7th Friday 7:15 am 6:55 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 7:20 pm
8th Shabbat 9:00 am 7:15 pm 8:28 pm
Parsha: Nitzavim
9th Sunday
Erev Rosh Hashana
8:00 am 7:00 pm Following Mincha Yom Tov begins/ Candles: 7:15 pm
10th Monday
1st Day Rosh Hashana
8:00 am 6:45 pm Following Mincha Torah Reading: 9:30 am
Shofar: 10:30 am
Candles after: 8:23 pm
11th Tuesday
2nd Day Rosh Hashana
8:00 am 7:15 pm Following Mincha Yom Tov Ends: 8:21 pm
12th Wednesday
Fast of Gedaliah
7:00 am 5:45 pm Following Mincha Fast Begins: 5:32 am
Fast Ends: 8:09 pm
13th Thursday
7.00 am  6.00 pm Following Mincha
14th Friday
Erev Shabbat Shuvah
7:15 am 6:35 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 7:04 pm
15th Shabbat
9:00 am 7:00 pm 8:12 pm
Parsha: Vayelech
16th Sunday
8:00 am 7:05 pm Following Mincha
17th Monday
7:00 am 7:05 pm Following Mincha
18th Tuesday
Erev Yom Kippur
7:30 am 2:00 pm Kol Nidrei
7:05 pm
Candles/Fast Begins: 6:55 pm
19th Wednesday
Yom Kippur
9:30 am 5:00 pm Neilah
followed by Maariv
6:30 pm
Yizkor: 12:45 pm
Mussaf: 1:30 pm
Fast Ends: 8:02 pm
20th Thursday
7:30 am 7:05 pm Following Mincha
21st Friday
7:45 am 6:30 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 6:48 pm
22nd Shabbat 9:00 am 6:40 pm 7:55 pm
Parsha: Ha’Azinu
23rd Sunday
Erev Sukkot
8:30 am 6:30 pm Following Mincha Candles/Yom Tov Begins: 6:44 pm
24th Monday
1st Day Sukkot
9:00 am 6:00 pm Following Mincha Candles: 7:51 pm
25th Tuesday
2nd Day Sukkot
9.00 am 6:45 pm Following Mincha Yom Tov Ends: 7:48 pm
26th Wednesday 7:30 am 6:45 pm Following Mincha
27th Thursday
7:30 am 6:45 pm Following Mincha
28th Friday
7:30 am 6:15 pm Kabbalat Shabbat/
following Mincha
Candles: 6:33 pm
29th Shabbat
Chol Hamoed
9:00 am Kohelet
6:25 pm
7:39 pm
Parsha: Chol Hamoed Sukkot
30th Sunday
Hoshana Rabbah
8:00 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha Candles: 6:28 pm
1st Monday
Shemini Atzeret
9:00 am 6:30 pm Followed by Maariv and Hakafot Candles: After 7.35 pm
2nd Tuesday
Simchat Torah
9:00 am After Celebratory lunch 8:00 pm Celebratory Lunch after Mincha
Yom Tov ends: 7.33 pm
3rd Wednesday 7:45 am 6:30 pm Following Mincha
4th Thursday 7:30 am 6:30 pm Following Mincha
5th Friday 7:45 am 5:50 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 6:17 pm
6th Shabbat Mevarchim HaChodesh 9:00 am 6:10 pm 7:24 pm
Parsha: Bereshit
7th Sunday
8:30 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
8th Monday
7:30 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
9th Tuesday
1st Day Rosh Chodesh
7:30 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
10th Wednesday
2nd Day Rosh Chodesh
7:30 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
11th Thursday
7.30 am 6:15 pm Following Mincha
12th Friday 7:45 am 5:40 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 6:02 pm
13th Shabbat
9:00 am 5:55 pm 7:09 pm
Parsha: Noah
14th Sunday
8:30 am 6:05 pm Following Mincha
15th Monday
7:30 am 6:05 pm Following Mincha
16th Tuesday 7:45 am 6:05 pm Following Mincha
17th Wednesday 7:45 am 6:05 pm Following Mincha
18th Thursday
7:30 am 6:05 pm Following Mincha
19th Friday
7:45 am 5:25 pm Kabbalat Shabbat
following Mincha
Candles: 5:48 pm
20th Shabbat 9:00 am 5:40 pm 6:55 pm
Parsha: Lech Lecha
21st Sunday
8:30 am 5:50 pm Following Mincha
22nd Monday 7:30 am 5:50 pm Following Mincha
23rd Tuesday 7:45 am 5:50 pm Following Mincha
24th Wednesday 7:45 am 5:50 pm Following Mincha
25th Thursday
7:30 am 5:50 pm Following Mincha
26th Friday
7:45 am 5:10 pm Kabbalat Shabbat/
following Mincha
Candles: 5:34 pm
27th Shabbat 9:00 am 5:30 pm
6:43 pm
Parsha: Vayera
28th Sunday 
8:30 am 4:40 pm Following Mincha Clocks go back 1 hour at 2.00 am.
(HR=Service held at the Hotel Royale)


Our Shabbat service starts at 9.00 am. While it is always our aim to respect the dignity and sanctity of shul proceedings, we find that a degree of informality helps to ensure a welcoming atmosphere that puts visitors at their ease. We aspire to a ruach that reaches everyone, be they regular or not-so-regular shul-goers. A concurrent feature of the main service is Bernie Dexter’s Children’s service – an institution much admired by all who have sampled its delights over the years. Follow the link to Uncle Bernie for detailed coverage. We also host a monthly Sephardi minyan which starts at 9:30 am, and takes place in the Gertrude Preston Hall. The organisers want you to know that you don’t have to be a Sephardi to attend and that their kiddush offers burekas as an alternative to fish balls!  Shabbat afternoon services commence about 75 minutes before the end of Shabbat and include a Seuda Shlishit (except in Summer), accompanied by a d’var Torah given by Rabbi Jesner or a visiting Rav or Dayan.


Daily morning and afternoon/evening services are held throughout the year, with Sunday afternoon service starting at the same time as the immediately preceding Friday’s Mincha.

Sephardi Minyan

A monthly Sephardi Minyan is held in Gertrude Preston Hall, at the premises of the Bournemouth Hebrew Congregation. Details of the forthcoming Sephardi Minyanim can be found at The Diary section of the website. Service commences at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Traditional Sephardi Kiddush All Members of the Community are welcome, you do not have to be a Sephardi to attend!

If you would like to sponsor the next kiddush, please

Simon Tammam on 07768 285 713 David Kalfon on 07877 403 435
Aviran Reuven on 07974 258 734

For more details:

Please contact Simon Tammam on 07768 285 713 or via the Sephardi Minyan address which is: 69 Orchard Avenue Poole BH14 8AH.

You can also get information via the Synagogue office –
T: (01202) 557433 or E: