Merged JW3/LJCC reveals its opening programme

By Simon Rocker, April 2, 2015

The London Jewish Cultural Centre and JW3 have published their first joint programme since formally merging last month.

Most of the spring events will now take place at JW3's Finchley Road site, although LJCC's premises will remain open until the end of July for a couple of exhibitions and its language courses.

"Everyone is excited about it," said JW3 chairman Michael Goldstein.


Lead roles examined with expert help

March 5, 2015

Leadership development group Lead partnered with the Jewish Volunteering Network to stage an event for communal organisation chief executives and trustees at JW3's Finchley Road premises.


Thriving youth key to stability, says Summers

By Josh Jackman, January 22, 2015

Western democracies will only survive if middle class parents are able to see a better future for their children, says former Chief Economist of the World bank Lawrence Summers.

The former US Treasury Secretary who has served under Presidents Clinton and Obama, told an audience at the JW3 centre in north-west London on Tuesday that slow growth and rising inequality will be the most important ch


Merger between JW3 and LJCC agreed

By JC Reporter, December 16, 2014

Agreement has been reached over the merger between JW3, the £50 million community centre, and the London Jewish Cultural Centre, it was announced today.

The two organisations will occupy a single site – at JW3 in Finchley Road, north-west London – from August 1 2015, when LJCC’s building, Ivy House in Golders Green, will close.


The man who takes on supercomputers faces the Xbox generation

By Rosa Doherty, December 11, 2014

They practised for weeks for the lesson they were about to have with their new master.

For he was a grandmaster, and not just any grandmaster, but former world champion, Garry Kasparov, a man used to challenging supercomputers.


There were these two rabbis...

By Naomi Firsht, December 4, 2014

"Have we got any Jews in?" asked compere Andrea Hubert.

Of course we had. On stage and in the audience.


Visitors like the taste of an Israeli future

By Rosa Doherty, November 27, 2014

A little bit of the Holy Land was transported to north London on Sunday as JW3 hosted the A Taste of Israel expo, featuring workshops, exhibits and talks on aspects of Israeli life from food to finance.

Organisers said 1,000 people attended over the day, in which the JC was a partner, to find out more about making aliyah.


JW3 and LJCC deny merger is in crisis

By JC Reporter, November 20, 2014

JW3 and the London Jewish Cultural Centre have denied that the merger between the two organisations is on the brink of collapse.

The JC reported this week that the plan was foundering because of a failure to agree the financial arrangements underpinning the proposed new body.


LJCC merger with JW3 on brink of collapse

By JC Reporter, November 19, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: The planned merger between JW3, the £50 million London community centre, and the London Jewish Cultural Centre is believed to be on the verge of collapse.

At the announcement of the merger in September both parties stressed that negotiations had been harmonious and that they were near to a conclusion.


Community welcomes JW3 merger

September 23, 2014

Representatives from UK Jewry have responded positively to the news that JW3, the Jewish community centre, is to join forces with the LJCC, the London Jewish Cultural Centre.

The trustees approved the structure and timetable for the merger in a meeting last Tuesday.

Philanthropist Dame Vivien Duffield, whose brainchild JW3 was and who has donated over £40 million to project, said: "I think