Harrow

Interfaith Pesach

By JCReporter, April 28, 2014

North-west London's newest Jewish community, Mosaic, enjoyed an interfaith Pesach period.
Before the festival, more than 40 Mosaic members attended a service at Harrow Mosque also involving the Methodist community.

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Vale maintain winning run

August 19, 2010

Newly crowned Division Two champions London Maccabi Vale 1st maintained their unbeaten Middlesex Sunday League record after recording a 108-run victory over SKPP.

Sent in to bat, LMV made full use of the 40 overs with captain Adam Brand (71) continuing his purple patch. Opener Danny Caro (30) anchored the innings with Mark Bott blasting his way to an unbeaten 46.

The wicket did not improve in the second innings as SKPP were dismissed for 127. Saul Weitzman (4-22) was the pick of the bowlers with Ryan Kangisser claiming 3-44.

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Palester retires

August 19, 2010

Ronnie Palester, one of the stalwarts of Jewish cricket, is retiring after more than 40 years of playing and involvement in administration.

Palester, 70, founded Belmont Synagogue CC, where over the years he captained all four XIs. He is the current manager of Barnet Synagogue CC and also serves as President of Belmont & Edgware.

A former wicketkeeper-batsman, Palester of Barnet retired five years ago. His best performance saw him claim four catches and three stumpings in one match.

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Harrow shul enjoys an energy boost

By Jay Grenby, November 27, 2008

A phone call from Middlesex New Synagogue to its energy supplier has brought light relief to the Harrow shul and its elderly members.

Mindful of soaring costs, the MNS executive had been considering replacing the bulbs in the prayer-hall chandeliers with low-energy lamps. Working on the theory that "if you don't ask, you don't get", a call was made to E-on to ask whether the company would consider donating 120 lamps to help the shul reduce its fuel bill.

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Adam Bloom, Joe Bor and Steve Weiner star at Middlesex stand-up comedy night

November 13, 2008

Adam Bloom, Joe Bor and Steve Weiner were the stars of a stand-up comedy night organised by Middlesex New Synagogue's young adults group. It drew a crowd of 120 and raised £1,500 for the Alan Senitt Memorial Trust, established in memory of the young Jewish activist and interfaith worker who was murdered two years ago in Washington DC.

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Harrow rabbi’s challenging role

By Jay Grenby, November 13, 2008

The future of Harrow's Middlesex New Synagogue community depends on its readiness to change, Rabbi Kathleen de Magtige-Middleton said on her induction on Sunday.

"This year, MNS celebrates its 50th anniversary," she told the 200-strong congregation. "This will be a time for celebration, reminiscence and reflection, but we should also use it as an opportunity to take stock of the past 50 years and plan for the next 50.

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