Jewish Care

Barnet mayor tours Jewish Care sites

October 18, 2012

Barnet’s Mayor, Councillor Brian Schama, came away impressed from a tour of Jewish Care sites across the borough.

He visited the Holocaust Survivors Centre and Ella and Ridley Jacob House in Hendon, ending up at the Maurice and Vivienne Wohl campus in Golders Green, where he viewed facilities including the Otto Schiff care home and Selig Court independent living apartments.

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Ryder Cup stars lead £40K drive for care home

October 4, 2012

There was a Ryder Cup flavour to the Jewish Care Pro-Am Golf Tournament at Dyrham Park, Herts, which raised £40,000 for the charity’s Rela Goldhill Lodge in Golders Green, supporting 20 people with severe physical and sensory disabilities.

Former European team members Paul Way and Paul Broadhurst were among the pros taking part, along with Jewish player Sam Little.

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Sainsbury's tie-up with Jewish Care

September 20, 2012

Sainsbury’s in Golders Green has chosen Jewish Care as its local charity of the year, a partnership launched with a joint “Live Jewish festival experience” at the store before the chagim.

Staff from Jewish Care and the supermarket handed out free samples of food associated with Rosh Hashanah.

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Glenda Jackson tours Jewish Care's Sidney Corob House

July 26, 2012

Hampstead MP and former actress Glenda Jackson offered praise for the supporting cast when she toured Jewish Care’s Sidney Corob House in West Hampstead.

Ms Jackson visited to congratulate the home’s mental health team, which was honoured at the Great British Care Home Awards.

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Gary Barlow helps to create £4 million record for Jewish Care

By Barry Toberman, June 28, 2012

Many of the 1,000-plus guests at Jewish Care’s annual dinner on Monday were enthusiastic fans of the performance by Gary Barlow which closed proceedings. But what was truly music to the ears of the charity’s leadership was a record fundraising total just shy of £4 million to help meet mounting demand for its services.

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Care home resident walks tall after courageous fundraiser

By Jessica Elgot, June 22, 2012

A Jewish Care resident who has been confined to a wheelchair had tears in his eyes as he completed a mile-long sponsored walk for the charity on Tuesday.

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M&S boss is sold on his Jewish heritage

June 21, 2012

Marks & Spencer chairman Robert Swannell regaled the 100-plus guests at a Jewish Care business breakfast at the BT Tower with stories of his enterprising Jewish ancestors.

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Ruby Wax wins Jewish Care award

By Jessica Elgot, May 24, 2012

Although Ruby Wax declared herself thrilled to have won “Jew of the Year award”, it was actually the Jewish Care Woman of Distinction accolade, presented at a central-London lunch on Wednesday.

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Southend's Raymond House closure put on hold

By Jessica Elgot, May 18, 2012

Supporters of the closure-threatened Jewish Care home in Southend have persuaded the charity to delay its plans in the hope of finding a buyer.

A working group of three representatives apiece of Jewish Care and the Southend community will explore the viability of keeping Raymond House open if sufficient investment can be generated.

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Lord Sugar spices up Jewish Care breakfast

By Jennifer Lipman, May 18, 2012

FA’s choice of Roy Hodgson as England manager during a wide-ranging Q&A with Jewish Care supporters.

Shocked that Harry Redknapp had been passed over, he said of Hodgson: “The poor fellow, he seems like he’s already doomed. If you take [what is said in] the newspapers, he might as well go home.”

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