Hertfordshire

Frank admissions of the Hertsmere Primary head

By Jay Grenby, June 10, 2011

Leading a Jewish primary school where demand for places way outstrips supply, Hertsmere JPS head Steven Isaacs has some words of comfort for parents facing disappointment in the admissions process.

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Model JFS pupil is targeting beauty contest glory

By Jennifer Lipman, May 26, 2011

A JFS pupil has her eye on the Miss England crown after being shortlisted for the Miss Hertfordshire prize.

Aged 16, Amy Zwirn is the youngest of the 37 hopefuls for the Herts prize of a year's modelling contract.

The El-stree girl confessed that her mum had entered her. "I didn't even know about it until I got an email when I was at school.

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Valued agent

By Charlie Jacoby, May 26, 2011

Radlett agent Village Estates is marking 25 years in business this year. When Neil Landau set up the company, the average asking price for a modest home in the South East was around £36,000.

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We're the school of rock

By Jennifer Lipman, May 19, 2011

Three soon-to-be barmitzvah boys from Hertfordshire hope to see the song they wrote for a battle of the bands contest reworked by a member of indie music legends The Smiths.

Aldenham School pupils Jake Adams, Louis Slater and Niall Logue are The Undecided, who made it through to the area finals of national music contest Live and Unsigned.

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Families want the lessons of 7/7 learned

By Robyn Rosen, May 12, 2011

The sister of one of the Jewish victims of the 7/7 bombings has urged that the coroner's recommendations at the inquest should not be "swept under the carpet".

Lady Justice Hallett produced a report at the end of a 19-week inquest into the deaths of 52 people who were among passengers on trains and a London bus targeted by four suicide bombers in London in 2005.

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Rabbi Brawer quits Elstree for the workplace

By Simon Rocker, March 3, 2011

Rabbi Naftali Brawer has announced his resignation from Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue to take on a new public role.

The American-born minister, who will leave in August after four years with the congregation, is to lead a foundation dedicated to promoting spirituality at work.

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Norwood makes a show out of vintage ‘rags’

February 10, 2011

Creative restoration of unsellable clothing stock from Norwood charity shops proved a model fundraiser for the charity at a fashion show on Monday.

Vintage items which would normally have been sold on as rags for small change were customised into catwalk favourites, admired by 170 supporters at a Hertfordshire hotel.

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Watford has big aims for its small cheder

By Jay Grenby, February 3, 2011

In its small-scale way, Watford Synagogue is bucking the trend of falling numbers at shul chederim.

Cheder leader and community rebbetzin Rochel Levine says the nine pupils will be joined by four new recruits in September.

"But this is just the beginning. Considering that when my husband [Rabbi Ephraim Levine] and I arrived here four years ago there was no cheder at all, we are obviously going in the right direction.

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