Borehamwood Sephardi Synagogue Annual BBQ

By Borehamwood, June 27, 2011
Sunday 3 July
12:30pm - 5:00pm


Zinkin and Pack battling for US presidency

By Simon Rocker, June 23, 2011

The two United Synagogue vice-presidents will go head to head in an election for the presidency of British Jewry's biggest religious organisation.

Peter Zinkin of Golders Green Synagogue and Stephen Pack of Cockfosters and North Southgate are battling to succeed Simon Hochhauser as president in the July 11 poll.

Whoever wins will be primarily responsible for the selection of the next Chief R


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.


Joining Norwood's uneasy riders

By Robyn Rosen, June 10, 2011

Although not normally superstitious, the portents were not promising in the lead up to my participation in the Norwood bike ride in Croatia.

Persuaded to sign up by a good friend, my training consisted primarily of laps around Regent's Park on the bike I received from my parents as a batmitzvah present.


It's good news worth sharing

By Jay Grenby, May 12, 2011

Northwood, Pinner, Ruislip and Watford combined for a "Good News from Israel" event hosted by Northwood United Synagogue.


Elstree project captures Herts and minds

By Jay Grenby, April 28, 2011

Multi-million pound development plans have been announced for Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue with the intention of making it "a community centre for the whole of south Herts".

Congregants have been told that after years of debate, research and consultation, two working parties will take the project forward.


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Ill Rabbi Brawer delays departure explanation

By Simon Rocker, March 17, 2011

Members of Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue will have to wait a little longer for their rabbi to elaborate on why he is leaving after four years.

In a letter to congregants last month, Rabbi Naftali Brawer had promised to speak about his decision to join a new national foundation promoting spirituality in the workplace during his sermon last Shabbat.


Elstree looks local for stop-gap

By Jay Grenby, March 10, 2011

Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue has moved swiftly to appoint an interim minister following the resignation announcement of Rabbi Naftali Brawer, who is to lead a foundation promoting spirituality at work.

In recruiting Rabbi Shimshon Silkin, they have not searched far, as he has been involved with the local community, running Seed educational programmes.


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.