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Birthright Limitless: Highlights of the trip

By Jennifer Lipman, March 26, 2012

A glimpse at the best bits of Norwood and the UJIA's recent "Limitless" Israel tour.

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Limitless: UJIA Birthright and Norwood's Israel tour of a lifetime

By Jennifer Lipman, March 23, 2012

Photographs from the recent UJIA and Norwood Birthright Trip "Limitless". Read more about the trip here.

Photos: Ron Shellef

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More families ask for help to pay their Pesach bills

By Jessica Elgot, March 22, 2012

Record numbers of people are approaching welfare organisations for financial help to meet the cost of keeping Pesach.

Around 550 United Synagogue congregants have requested assistance.

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More families ask for help to pay their Pesach bills

By Jessica Elgot, March 22, 2012

Record numbers of people are approaching welfare organisations for financial help to meet the cost of keeping Pesach.

Around 550 United Synagogue congregants have requested assistance.

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The Israel tour of a lifetime

By Jennifer Lipman, March 22, 2012

We are arranged in a circle, surrounded by pots of coloured paint and plastic stencils, ready to create designs for Purim T-shirts. The place is northern Israel, minutes from the Mediterranean. Ages range from 18 to 25. In the past few days we have been donkey riding in biblical costumes, taken part in adventure activities in the Carmel forest and toured the Mini Israel theme park.

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Ed Miliband helps to raise £14K for Norwood's work

February 20, 2012

Ed Miliband commended Norwood's "important work" as he helped the charity to raise £14,000 at its third annual YN current affairs reception. The Labour Party leader said the charity "has a well deserved reputation for its vital services which allow thousands of people to achieve their goals".

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Norwood celebrates Chanucah

By Jennifer Lipman, December 22, 2011

Norwood service users celebrate Chanucah with pupils at JCoSS.

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Norwood scores victory on cuts to mobility costs

December 8, 2011

The government's change of heart over withdrawing the mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance has been welcomed by Norwood, which campaigned vigorously against the move.

Work and Pensions Minister Maria Miller has confirmed that the proposal - which would have affected up to 80,000 disabled people in care homes - will not be included in the upcoming Welfare Reform Bill.

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Off to a tea with Norwood's help

November 24, 2011

Barnet Mayor Councillor Rita Rutter supported the Norwood Mitzvah Day effort.

Councillor Rutter attended a tea party thrown by Young Norwood volunteers at the Kennedy Leigh Family Centre in Hendon for members of the Unity recreational group for disabled children and young people.

Young Hendon United and Edgware Reform congregants helped to paint a mural at Kennedy Leigh and gave the Norwood

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Profiting from generation game as young help the old

By Jessica Elgot, November 24, 2011

Mitzvah Day brought generations together, with many young participants engaged in activities assisting elderly community members and Holocaust survivors.

Teenagers at the London Jewish Cultural Centre baked scones and miniature Victoria sponges and prepared finger sandwiches with chef Lisa Roukin for a tea party for survivors.

LJCC youth co-ordinator Laurence Field said: "We do so much work

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