Enfield and Winchmore Hill: Tashlich Cruise
Participants took to the London waterways for an educational and social barge trip to explore and perform the New
Year’s custom of Tashlich.
To encourage engagement with historical customs and promote understanding of religious practices in a stimulating environment.
Evaluation from Rebbetzin Sufrin:
“During 7 years at Enfield, we never managed to get a Minyan for Tashlich. To remedy this lack of interest and increase engagement with this historical custom, we suggested the novel ‘Tashlich Cruise.’ This was a sell-out event with a waiting list and we had to get a bigger barge! Congregants hope for a similar event next year.”
- I was delighted to find a real sense of community spirit and cohesion. I now have a better understanding of Tashlich.
- It was a pleasure to both do a mitzvah and meet some lovely people. I’d like to see more outings combining social and religious aspects.
- A fresh approach to events from refreshed Chief Rabbinic thinking.