Three in a row put Lions top

August 27, 2009

London Lions are joint-top of the Herts County Premier League Premier Division following a 3-1 victory at newly promoted Croxley Guild.

Tony Gold’s men notched up their third straight win, courtesy of goals from Daniel Levenfiche, Adam Stolerman and Ben Lauffer.

Lions dominated the first half and were duly rewarded on 19 minutes when great work from Lee Cash allowed
Levenfiche to slide in at the far post.

They doubled their advantage on 35 minutes when Daniel Cole and Cash combined for Stolerman to produce a ruthless finish.


London Lions second win against Met Police

By Danny Caro, August 21, 2009


London Lions made it two out of two as they came from a goal down to win 3-2 against last season’s Herts Senior County League champions Met Police Bushey.

Adam Stolerman and a brace from once again man-of-the-match Lee Cash ensured victory at Rowley Lane with the hosts having keeper Matt Davis to thank for a superb penalty save.

Cash’s deadly double set Lions on their way to back-to-back Herts Premier league wins – but they made hard work of it in this five-goal thriller.


Douglas Poster

By sasha, August 18, 2009
Wednesday 26 August


Golfers chip in for aid transport

July 23, 2009

Two 40ft trailers will deliver urgent supplies to needy Jews in Belarus and Moldova as a result of the £28,500 raised from World Jewish Relief’s golf day at Hartsbourne Country Club, Bushey.

The 96 competitors were supporting WJR’s Gifts in Kind programme, which has sent over £17 million of humanitarian aid abroad in the last five years. Goods such as clothes, shoes, bedding, toys and essential toiletries are donated by individuals and communities across the UK. Contributions include new stock from manufacturers and distributors.


£3,000 for Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue building fund raised from gala concert

November 13, 2008

Around £3,000 for the Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue building fund was raised from a gala concert featuring the music of some of America's best-loved performers. They Did It Their Way was staged by the production company run by shul social committee members Jack Applebaum and his wife, Cheryl. Songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Doris Day and Perry Como, among others, entertained an audience of 200.


Gold star gives sports report

By Jay Grenby, November 13, 2008

Double Olympic rowing gold medallist and four-time world champion Steve Williams thrilled the sporting stars of Bushey's Immanuel College by presenting their awards for performance in internal events, local leagues and Maccabi tournaments.

He also had words of encouragement for late sporting developers, confiding: "I was the least obvious person in my school to become a professional athlete - I always came last in every race. It wasn't until I was 13 and took up rowing that I discovered I was good at a sport."


Bushey US: 2009 charity will be Watford Women's Refuge

October 30, 2008

Bushey United Synagogue has announced that its charity for 2009 will be the Watford Women's Refuge. The refuge offers temporary accommodation to women and children threatened with domestic violence. Each year, the congregation selects a non-Jewish charity to support, with the intention of benefiting the wider community. The 2008 charity is the British Heart Foundation. Congregants are hoping to raise £2,500 to buy a defibrillator from the BHF, for use in shul, should anyone be unfortunate enough to suffer a cardiac arrest while on-site.


Immanuel College amateur dramatics enthusiasts perform for parents and peers

July 22, 2008

Forty-five Immanuel College amateur dramatics enthusiasts performed scenes from popular plays for an audience of parents, teachers and fellow pupils. Featured works included Blood Brothers, The Tempest and Julius Caesar and Immanuel head Philip Skelker said: "It was great to see students involved in all aspects of the evening, from lighting and props to stage make-up."


Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks pays tribute to Bushey Synagogue volunteers

July 10, 2008

Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks paid tribute to Bushey Synagogue volunteers at a reception at the shul. The 100 guests fulfil a variety of roles, from opening up the building in the morning and assisting with mail-shots to involvement in the pioneering Bushey Community Cares programme. Bushey chairman Paul Mendelsohn said it was good to show appreciation for the efforts of volunteers on a more personal basis.


Esther Rantzen addresses Association of Jewish Refugees' summer get-together

July 10, 2008

Broadcaster and journalist Esther Rantzen addressed an Association of Jewish Refugees' summer get-together at Radlett and Bushey Reform Synagogue. The meeting was attended by 125 AJR members - Holocaust survivors and refugees from Nazism - and organised as part of the association's outreach programme.