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SAMS is a lively, warm and welcoming Jewish community within the Masorti movement, offering a centre for Jewish life in St Albans and the surrounding area.

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“Masorti” in Hebrew means “traditional” we follow traditional customs & events. But we believe in egalitarian principles & we are open minded and accepting of members from all walks of life.

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SAMS began as a small community of 3 families in 1990. Since then we have grown to nearly 400 members, with our very own Synagogue opened in 2012.

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We are recruiting for a new Rabbi

We are currently recruiting for a new Rabbi for our community now that Rabbi Rafi Kaiserblueth has moved to Australia with his wife, Rachel and two sons, Toby and Jordan.

If you would like further details or would like to apply you can do so via the Rabbinical Assembly website.

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Members Memories

See our members recall fond memories as part of our community over the years.

Upcoming Events

Friday Evening Services
Shabbat Morning Services
Book Club
Bridge Club
Board Games Club
Trustee Meeting
Summer Walks
SAMS Sunflowers
Conversion Course
Cheder and B’nei Mitzvah Class
Tots, Children’s and Noam Shabbat

For more details about our events, services and other calendar items, please contact our office on 01727 860642.