The Guest List

Early risers make £105K for World Jewish Relief projects

July 31, 2009

BBC business editor Robert Peston was the guest speaker at World Jewish Relief’s annual Business Breakfast. In his address to the 235 guests, he gave his analysis of the current economic situation. He also told the audience that the pressures on the global economy meant “it becomes even more necessary for WJR to continue helping those less fortunate”. The event, held at the Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, raised £105,000 for WJR projects.

Photos: Graham Chweidan

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Retail queen helps Chai Cancer Care rustle up £60K

July 24, 2009

Retail guru Mary Portas was the guest speaker at Chai Cancer Care’s first major ladies’ lunch fundraiser. In her address she told the 140 guests about her career in the fashion industry and, referring to her recent BBC series, she said that she wanted to pass on her expertise to the charity-shop sector. The event, held at the Totteridge home of Karen and Andrew Harris, raised £60,000 for Chai’s services.

Photos: Jeremy Coleman

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London diners mark Anne Frank’s 80th

July 24, 2009

Almost 300 people attended Highgate School to mark what would have been the 80th birthday of Anne Frank. The event, organised by a new committee chaired by Lynn Winton in support of the Anne Frank Trust, raised £25,000 for the trust

Photos: Dan Maudsley

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Scots golfers chip in with £30K for Israeli reservoir

July 16, 2009

JNF KKL Scotland hosted the annual professionals’ Pro Am golf tournament at Bonnyton Golf Club in Glasgow. The 40 teams, each made up of three amateurs and one professional, raised £30,000. The cash is the final payment required for the completion of the Gazit Reservoir in the Galilee

Photos: Ginger Snaps

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London diners raise £3.6m for Jewish Care

July 16, 2009

Tory leader David Cameron was the guest speaker at Jewish Care’s annual dinner at Grosvenor House in central London. The 1,150 guests raised £3.6m for the charity

Photos: Grainge Photography and Jason Andrews

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An Ort lunch in London makes £20,000 for Israeli school

July 10, 2009

Sandra Howard attracted 120 guests to the Friends of Ort annual summer lunch. The novelist and wife of the former Tory Party leader Michael Howard talked about her career and the challenges of writing about love. “Ort is doing a fantastic job,” she told the guests at the Landmark Hotel in central London. The event raised £20,000 towards a rocket-proof science and technology centre at the new Sha’ar HaNegev High School campus in Israel

Photos: Danielle Manson

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A big turnout for opening of Leeds theatre festival

July 10, 2009

More than 3,000 tickets were sold at the ninth Leeds Jewish International Performing Arts Festival. Festival chairman Stan Cundle told the 200 guests at the opening ceremony that the festival was a showcase for Jewish talent worldwide. The five-day festival was held at the Carriageworks Theatre in central Leeds and was organised by Makor

Photos: Michael Taylor

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A sports quiz at Wembley nets £216K for UJIA projects

July 3, 2009

Olympic gold medallist James Cracknell and ITV football pundit Robbie Earle were among 400 guests at a dinner quiz at Wembley Stadium which raised £216,000 for UJIA

Photos: Jonathan Barge

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Lawyers raise £21,000 for Norwood

July 3, 2009

Over 200 lawyers raised £21,000 for Norwood at a Young Norwood (YN) reception at the City offices of Goldman Sachs. Channel Five’s Matt Barbet chaired a question time panel.

Photos: Danielle Manson

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The JC and Wizo roll out a networking initiative

June 25, 2009

More than 120 people attended the launch of JCWizonet, a joint initiative between the JC and Wizo designed to encourage business networking. The event, held at Congress House in central London, was sponsored by Bank Hapoalim, Ahava and BMI. Comedienne Ruby Wax was guest speaker

Photos: John Rifkin

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