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”.
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.
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.