JW3

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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Two cultural institutions with very different stories

By Marcus Dysch, September 18, 2014

The amalgamation of JW3 and the London Jewish Cultural Centre marks the coming together of Anglo-Jewry's cultural newcomer and one of its longest-standing arts and education establishments.

The LJCC was born out of the Institute for the Study of Jewish History and Culture, set up by educators Robin and Nitza Spiro in the early 1980s.

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JW3 and LJCC set to unite in historic merger

By Stephen Pollard, September 17, 2014

JW3, the £50m London community centre, is to merge with the LJCC, the London Jewish Cultural Centre, based at Ivy House in Golders Green.

The merger, which has long been predicted but has been repeatedly denied by both organisations, will be completed within the year.

As yet there is no name for the new joint organisation. But both bodies are keen to maintain their identities.

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JW3 marks Yom Hashoah

April 25, 2014

JW3, the Jewish community centre in Finchley Road north London, is marking Yom Hashoah this weekend with a series of events the centrepiece of which is After Images, a discussion between three daughters of Holocaust survivors -- Lisa Appignanesi, Aloma Halter and Anita Peleg --- each of whom has a new book out relating to Holocaust memory.

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