Charity

Langdon going into print

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 9, 2013

Special needs educator Langdon College has set up an online printing business after receiving a £25,000 grant.

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I'm back to school with Emunah help

September 9, 2013

Emunah has an appositely themed Rosh Hashanah project — a back-to-school appeal which it is hoped will raise £40,000 for disadvantaged children in Israel.

British Emunah chair Hilary Pearlman said: “At the start of the school year, the children in our care need us to provide many of the items that others take for granted.

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Manchester reports child abuse increase

By Jonathan Kalmus, September 9, 2013

Manchester’s largest Jewish welfare charity is dealing with a “dramatic rise” in child abuse cases.

The Fed has revealed that the number of youngsters it deals with who require child protection measures and local authority intervention has doubled to 40.

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All Aboard charity shops 'struggle' as recession hits

By Marcus Dysch, September 4, 2013

Britain’s leading Jewish charity shop organisation is struggling in the face of unprecedented challenges, the chairman of its trustees has reported.

The All Aboard stores are a familiar sight for shoppers especially on London’s high streets, but the impact of the recession and the growth of online businesses has hit profit margins, Jeffrey Pinnick said.

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Israeli NGO that goes into Syria to aid civilians

By Shira Rubin, September 3, 2013

For the past 18 months in Syria, as the death toll has climbed past 100,000 and chemical weapons have apparently been used against residents of Damascus, an Israeli NGO has been covertly crossing the border to deliver aid to civilians.

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Kisharon gives polished performance

September 2, 2013

Service users of educational needs charity Kisharon have been engaged in their annual Rosh Hashanah silverware polishing at United synagogues across London.

Since 2010, US Chesed and Kisharon have jointly organised a programme through which Kisharon clients help the US communities by polishing their silver before the festivals.

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You’re hired, charity tells Apprentice star

By JCReporter, August 22, 2013

Apprentice runner-up Luisa Zissman has joined the executive board of a leading Jewish charity.

The cup-cake company boss will work with Laniado UK to raise money for Laniado Hospital in Netanya, Israel.

Mrs Zissman said she was “excited” to be part of “an incredible charity. I cried while watching a hugely touching video about its work. We will do great things together”.

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The Apprentice's Luisa Zissman joins Jewish charity

August 21, 2013

Apprentice runner-up Luisa Zissman has joined the executive board of a leading Jewish charity.

The cup cake company boss will work with Laniado UK to raise money for Laniado Hospital in Netanya, Israel.

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Top performer puts on a vintage show

By John Fisher, August 19, 2013

A Leeds Jewish Welfare Board charity shop marked its sixth anniversary in style with some vintage transport and a sweet incentive to potential donors.

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Teenager aims to help the homeless

By Jonathan Kalmus, August 16, 2013

Teenage Jews in Manchester have set up a social action group to help homeless people and educate their peers about social justice.

Founder Maya Rubinstain, a 17-year-old pupil at Manchester’s King David School, said Youth Exist was established “to change the lives of homeless people”.

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