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The Secret Shul-goer is on a mission to review our synagogues. Read her reviews and let her know if you want her to visit your shul…

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Secret Shul-Goer No 22: Edgware and Hendon Reform

From the minute they arrived at EHRS, the Secret Shul-Goer and her daughter were both made to feel very welcome - the visit was a hit

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 22: Edgware and Hendon Reform
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Secret Shul-Goer No 21: Barnet United

Not for the first time, I was reminded that rabbis and synagogue volunteers are actually quite vital, writes our Secret Shul-Goer.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 21: Barnet United
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Secret Shul-Goer No 20: Alyth

I did wonder, as I planned my visit, whether it might be more appropriate to book a seat through Viagogo rather than call the synagogue office...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 20: Alyth
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Secret Shul-Goer No 19: Woodside Park

It was only after I’d been there for a good few minutes that I realised that the service was already well underway...

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 19: Woodside Park
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Secret Shul-Goer No 18: Shomrei Hadath

Is this synagogue really - as claimed - the intellectual heart of Jewish London?

Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 18: Shomrei Hadath
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Secret Shul-Goer No 17: Ilford Synagogue

Our secret Shul-Goer spends Shabbat at the sadly empty but very friendly largest shul in Essex

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 17: Ilford Synagogue
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Secret Shul-Goer No 16: Cockfosters and N Southgate

Our secret Shul-Goer is overwhelmed - but impressed - by the use of A4 posters in this week's visit - both in and out of the gallery

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 16: Cockfosters and N Southgate
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Secret Shul-Goer No 15: Finchley Reform

The service may have been relegated to the small hall this week, but as our Secret Shul-Goer discovered, this was no small gesture

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Secret Shul-Goer No 15: Finchley Reform
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The 2017 Secret Shul-Goer's awards

Want to know where to get the best Kiddush, or whose sermon is best? Our undercover writer reveals her winners....

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
The 2017 Secret Shul-Goer's awards
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Secret Shul-Goer No 14: New London

Members of the congregation are more critical than our undercover writer in the Shul-Goer's latest report...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Secret Shul-Goer No 14: New London