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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.

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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.

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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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Around The World with the Zemel Choir-Sunday February 20th at the Radlett Centre

By Zemel Choir, February 3, 2011
Time:
Sunday 20 February
7:30pm - 10:00pm

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Around The World with the Zemel Choir-Sunday January 20th at the Radlett Centre

By Zemel Choir, February 3, 2011
Time:
Sunday 20 February
7:30pm - 10:00pm

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Shul offers kids sweet incentive

By Jay Grenby, January 20, 2011

An ice cream kiddush and a takeaway goodie bag are among the incentives to attend new children's Shabbat services at Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue.

The services are based on the innovative Israeli learning resource, MiBereshit (From the Beginning) and include a weekly worksheet.

Borehamwood and Elstree associate minister Rabbi Boruch Boudilovsky is fronting the local initiative, which is funded by United Synagogue youth wing, Tribe.

"We hope to create a programme into which both children and parents can grow," he said.

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Nurseries face closure say parents

By Jay Grenby, December 16, 2010

Herts County Council is to seek further clarification from the Government on an issue which has prompted angry protests from a Jewish nursery in Borehamwood.

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Minyan men get a rabbi

By Simon Rocker, December 9, 2010

Borehamwood's new Sephardi minyan has taken an important step towards consolidation with the appointment of its first rabbi.

Rabbi Jeff Berger, who has been taking services from September - first once, then twice a month - will move with his family to Borehamwood from Maida Vale in January.

His new part-time post is being supported by the Spanish and Portuguese Jews' Congregation, looking to establish its first new community for some 40 years.

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At home in Radlett and Elstree

By Charlie Jacoby, November 19, 2010

It's one of London's superstar suburbs, with a low-key loveliness that attracts the rich and famous. Surrounded by green belt, Radlett emerged as a top-rank suburb in the late 19th century, following the building of the Midland Railway from Bedford to London. Today its population of 8,000 (around a quarter of them Jewish) can boast some of the highest property prices along the M25.

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