Barnet

JCoSS: Don't stop believing, it can happen

By Jennifer Lipman, June 30, 2011

Almost a decade after its founders gathered to discuss the idea, the UK's first cross-communal Jewish secondary school has been officially opened.

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MP opens new parent-promoted Jewish school

By Jennifer Lipman, June 28, 2011

JCoSS, the UK's first cross-communal Jewish secondary school has been officially opened by the undersecretary of state for children, Tim Loughton MP.

More than 200 people marked the opening of the voluntary-aided, co-educational school in Barnet, including former Schools Secretary Ed Balls, JCoSS president Gerald Ronson and headteacher Jeremy Stowe-Lindner.

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Social climbers reach their peak in Scotland

June 24, 2011

Twenty-one Glasgow community members scaled 884-metre Scottish peak The Cobbler on Sunday in aid of the UJIA Ethiopian bar/batmitzvah twinning project.

The ascent includes sections where climbers have to scramble up slopes but despite appalling weather conditions, the group completed the challenge.

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Chelsea stars give parents the boot

By Andrew Pentol, June 23, 2011

Having played in a King Solomon High School parents XI trounced 9-0 by a team of Chelsea footballing legends, Paul Lenchner reflected that "in the end, fitness was key. Our preparation was bagels. Theirs was energy and glucose drinks."

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It's YOUR Time2Shine! Creative weekly drama and music workshops for children and teens.

By rach creeger, June 23, 2011
Time:
Monday 12 September
4:30pm - 12 December 2011, 7:30pm

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Edinburgh Preview - charity comedy night with headline act Steve Hall!

By rach creeger, June 22, 2011
Time:
Wednesday 6 July
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Young volunteers are honoured

June 16, 2011

A record 140 pupils from London Jewish schools have been recognised for their volunteering efforts through the fourth Yoni Jesner awards, remembering a young leader killed in a 2002 Tel Aviv bus bomb.

Ninety of the winners received their awards from the Chief Rabbi and Yoni Jesner's grandmother Vivian Black at a St John's Wood Synagogue ceremony attended by more than 350 people.

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Barnet sorry about special needs failings

By Robyn Rosen, June 16, 2011

A strictly Orthodox Golders Green family have won compensation and an apology from a London council for a four year delay in providing support for their daughter.

The mother of the nine-year-old requested a care plan from Barnet Council when her daughter, who has learning difficulties, was struggling in a class of 30 in a mainstream Jewish school.

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Rosh Pinah builds

June 16, 2011

A £3.5 million building programme at Edgware's Rosh Pinah Primary including a modern early years unit has been approved by Barnet Council and construction is expected to start in January.

The project is designed to have Rosh Pinah's operations on a single site in Glengall Road. Its 120 nursery and reception children are currently taught at the original school site in Mowbray Road.

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BMI The Garden Hospital Health Awareness Day at the North Western Reform Synagogue

By BMI The Garden Hospital, June 15, 2011
Time:
Sunday 17 July
10:00am

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