The Guest List

Lord Mandelson helps to raise £241K for Jewish Care

November 15, 2010

Former Business Secretary Lord Mandelson was the guest speaker at Jewish Care's Topland Group Business lunch. He told the 600-strong audience that the charity and the Labour Party shared "core values of caring and community". The event, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in central London, raised £241,000 for the charity's Kennedy Leigh home care services.

Photos: Jason Andrews

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London diners collect £170K for Jami

November 12, 2010

Almost 200 people attended the gala dinner of the Jewish Association for the Mentally Ill. The event, held at Claridge’s in central London, raised more than £170,000 for the Golders Green based charity which provides support for the mentally ill.

Photos: John Rifkin

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A large london crowd makes £1.1m for MDA

November 12, 2010

Magen David Adom raised more than £1.1 million at its annual fundraising dinner at the Millenium Hotel in central London. Entertainment for the 340 supporters of the Israeli emergency rescue service was provided by impressionist and comedian Rory Bremner.

Photos: John Rifkin

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JABE put ethics on the menu

By Jennifer Lipman, November 5, 2010

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks discussed moral issues with WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell, British Land’s Sir John Ritblat and business journalist Jeff Randall at the annual dinner of the Jewish Association of Business Ethics.

The dinner was held at the Park Lane Hotel in central London and attended by 320 guests.

photos: John Rifkin

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Howard Jacobson helps raise £120K for Nightingale

By Jennifer Lipman, November 5, 2010

Man Booker Prize winner Howard Jacobson gave a humorous insight into his childhood, education and heritage at Nightingale’s annual literary lunch.

He told the 260-strong audience: “I would like to pay tribute to the wonderful work of the home. Caring for older people is sainted work and I applaud you for it.”

The event, held at Claridges in central London, raised £120,000 for the south London care home.

Photos: Danielle Manson

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Stars out for UK Jewish Film Festival

By Jennifer Lipman, November 5, 2010

The 2010 UK Jewish Film Festival opened last night with a screening of The Debt at Vue West End cinema.

Celebrities including Claudia Winkleman and Downton Abbey actress Elizabeth McGovern turned out to watch Helen Mirren star as a Mossad agent on the run from her Nazi-hunting past.

Other big names in the audience included Vanessa Feltz, Lord Levy, Alan Yentob and Ronnie Ancona, as well as the Festival’s first ever Ambassador, Tracy-Ann Oberman.

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Ambassadors support Deputies 25th celebrations

November 2, 2010

Guest speaker Middle East Minister Alistair Burt MP told the 150 diplomats and guests at a Board of Deputies 250th anniversary event that the UK has been enriched by the Jewish community. He commented: “The Board of Deputies is a model of unified leadership.” The celebratory ambassadors’ reception at Kent House in Knightsbridge was attended by representatives of some 30-plus nations.

Photos: Yoav Galai

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Israel Connect packs a punch at its European Club night

November 1, 2010

More than 150 people were attracted to Israel Connect’s European Club Night at the Bear Bar in central London. The event ran alongside the Zionist Federation’s European Conference weekend. Funds raised on the night will support future Israel Connect activities.

Photos: Melissa Harris and Adam Stone

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A London crowd collects £200K to support Haifa Technion

November 1, 2010

The humanisation of robots took centre stage at this year’s British Technion Society Ron Arad lecture, as two leading robotics experts highlighted the importance of robot ethics. Speaking to a capacity audience of 300 people at the Royal College of Physicians in Regents Park, Israeli roboticist Dr Alon Wolf and Professor Alan Winfield presented the latest developments in robotics. The event raised almost £200,000 for a research programme in Dr Wolf’s laboratory at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

Photos: John Rifkin

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London diners collect £400K for Ort's schools

October 27, 2010

Israeli Ambassador Ron Prosor was honoured for his representation of Israel as well as his suppport for Anglo-Jewish charities at the British Ort gala dinner. The Ambassador told the 245-strong audience, which included former prime minister Tony Blair’s wife, Cherie: “Your support now is more crucial than it has ever been.” The event was held at the Millennium Hotel in central London and raised £400,000 for Ort’s network of 18 schools in the former Soviet Union.

Photos: Paul Lang

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