Birmingham

Birmingham City Hospital

Category: Independent Hospitals
Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH, 0121 554 3801

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Category: NHS run Hospitals
Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH, 0121 333 9999

BMI Priory Hospital

Category: Independent Hospitals
Priory Road, Birmingham, B5 7UG, 0121 440 2323

BMI Edgbaston Hospital

Category: Independent Hospitals
22 Somerset Road, Edgbaston , Birmingham, B15 2QQ , 0121 456 2000

King David Junior And Infant School

Category: Mainstream primary schools, Voluntary aided; Headteacher: Mr Steve Langford
250 Alcester Road, Moseley, West Midlands, Birmingham, B13 8EY, 0121 449 3364

Birmingham Hillel House

Category: Hotel and accommodation
26 Somerset Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2QD, 0121 454 5684

Who will win top UJS job? Time to decide

By Marcus Dysch, November 26, 2009

The hotly-contested race to become the new Union of Jewish Students’ chair will be decided in Leeds on Thursday night.

Efforts to succeed Adam Pike in the top job in Jewish student politics have seen the three candidates tour campuses across Britain in the search for votes. After one of the most challenging years for UJS, with rising antisemitism and widespread anti-Israel action on campuses, the winner is guaranteed a full in-tray when they take up the role in July 2010.

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Birmingham students set up text ticketing service

By Marcus Dysch, November 5, 2009

Two Birmingham University graduates have devised an electronic mobile pre-payment system allowing students to buy tickets for gigs and events by text message.

Txt2buy.com was set up by Simon Rabin and Daniel Rosenberg late last year and is currently being used in Manchester and Leeds.

The 23-year-olds became friends through FZY and spent a year researching the feasibility of their plans.

Simon said: “We originally approached the networks with the intention of billing purchases to students’ phone bills and were more or less ignored by them all.

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Birmingham’s big JSoc weekend

By Marcus Dysch, October 28, 2009

Birmingham’s student community has enjoyed its busiest weekend of the year with three major events in as many days.

First up was a J-Soc-prepared Friday night dinner. In the past five weeks, the society has provided 750 Shabbat dinners for students in the city.

On Sunday, more than 200 Jewish footballers from campuses across the UK took part in the annual five-a-side competition, the Juefa Cup.

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Birmingham shul downsizes

By Sasha Brenner, June 11, 2009

Birmingham Central Synagogue is close to tying up a £1 million-plus deal with a local housing association to redevelop its Edgbaston site for a declining congregation.

At the shul’s AGM early next month, its 200 members will be asked to support the sale of two-thirds of the site to Birmingham-based housing association Optima.

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