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How Emunah changed my life

November 4, 2013

A 19-year-old Israeli girl has told an Emunah audience how the charity’s welfare work in Israel transformed her life.

Addressing the 400 guests at Emunah’s 80th anniversary dinner at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday, Naomi Daniel spoke affectionately about her time at its Bet Elazraki children’s home in Netanya following the death of her mother.

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Chief praises Ezer Mizion for his late daughter's cancer care

By Charlotte Oliver, October 28, 2013

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis spoke at the Ezer Mizion gala dinner about the “remarkable examples of chesed” he experienced while visiting his late daughter in hospital.

Addressing a room of 250 at the Marriot Hotel in Grosvenor Square people Rabbi Mirvis said: “I’m standing here before you because our daughter Liora asked me to do whatever I can for the sake of Ezer Mizion.

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Wizo prize is blogger's 'goyish barmitzvah'

By Charlotte Oliver, October 21, 2013

Author and blogger Chas Newkey-Burden received a standing ovation from the 360 guests at the Wizo dinner in central London on Monday night as he accepted a Commitment to Israel award.

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Meir Panim chooses Idol

By Sandy Rashty, October 21, 2013

Former Israel Idol winner Hagit Yaso brought additional glamour to the Meir Panim UK fundraising dinner in London’s West End on Saturday evening.

The 24-year-old, who won the talent contest in 2011, treated the 250 guests to emotional renditions of Adon Olam and Yerushalayim Shel Zahav. Dinner was prepared by Michelin-starred chef Pascal Aussignac.

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Ort's Jump start to jobs impresses Lord Young

By Sandy Rashty, October 14, 2013

Former Trade and Industry Secretary Lord Young has told Ort supporters of the impact on government thinking of the charity’s global educational and training network.

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In Conversation: Josh Howie & Daniel Richler

By Kent House Westminster Synagogue, October 9, 2013
Time:
Wednesday 6 November
7:00pm - 10:00pm

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UJIA makes a meal of a £3.3 million night

By Simon Rocker, October 7, 2013

UJIA’s largest dinner in a decade raised £3.3 million for Israel and Zionist youth and education at home on Monday night — up £200,000 on last year’s event.

Dinner chair Keith Black said the support of the 870 guests sent “a resoundingly clear message that our community refuses to take Israel for granted and will not let our children take Israel for granted”.

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Envoy joins shul's Shoah event

October 7, 2013

The Western Marble Arch Synagogue joined the Lithuanian authorities for an event marking the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of Vilnius Ghetto. Lithuanian ambassador Asta Skaisgiryte Liauškiene spoke of her government’s Shoah educational work.

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Chance encounter aids E-Buddy drive

By Sandy Rashty, September 16, 2013

Norwood has partnered with a leading law firm on a volunteering and specialist support initiative.
The link-up with City solicitors Clifford Chance has launched the E-buddy programme, designed to get vulnerable adults and corporate employees talking via email.

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Salsa Lessons with Professional Partners

By Jennik, August 30, 2013
Time:
Thursday 12 September
6:00pm - 7:30pm

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