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Pickles launches HMD on its 2014 journey

April 29, 2013

Holocaust Memorial Day organisers have made an early start to the 2014 commemoration by launching its theme of journeys at a House of Commons reception.

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Wizo gets Berger's vote

By Zoe Winograd, April 22, 2013

Liverpool MP Luciana Berger is the face of this year’s Jewish Women’s Week, through which Wizo UK hopes to raise £250,000 for Wizo welfare work in Israel.

Launching the project at the House of Commons on Monday, Ms Berger said: “Some issues are very close to my heart. I know lots of family friends who have been involved in Wizo for many generations.

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European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2013

By LBI London, April 9, 2013
Time:
Thursday 25 April
5:30pm

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Banking on JSoc growth at Canary Wharf

By Sandy Rashty, March 11, 2013

JSocs are spreading into the corporate arena, allowing Jewish employees at major financial and law firms In Canary Wharf to get together for social, cultural and religious activities.

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Staying Sharp to keep Emunah music prize in family

March 11, 2013

Eleven-year-old violinist Amos Sharp maintained a family tradition by winning the Emunah Young Musician of the Year final at the Royal College of Music on Sunday. His sister, cellist Anoushka Sharp, was the 2012 victor in the annual contest, organised in conjunction with the JC.

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Rabbi Freedman places great faith in networking benefits

By Sandy Rashty, March 11, 2013

Rabbi Moshe Freedman is the Jewish chaplain within the multi-faith Canary Wharf team, working one day a week. The chaplains are independent of the Canary Wharf Group but CWG provides free office space

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Shoah educators joining forces to enhance impact

March 4, 2013

The London Jewish Cultural Centre and the Holocaust Educational Trust have forged a partnership to make the optimum use of their Shoah educational resources.

For many years, both organisations have worked closely with survivors who recount their experiences to students and other groups. Now they are joining forces with the aim of increasing the effectiveness of their Holocaust programmes.

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Daniel Taub hails survivors

February 25, 2013

Acclaimed violinist Maxim Vengerov set the tone for the annual recital and gala dinner of Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre, which raised £116,000.

Among nearly 300 guests at the Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge was Israeli ambassador Daniel Taub, who said: “Tonight is about expressing our admiration and love for the survivors.

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Army medic gives a tour of duty to B'nai B'rith forum

February 25, 2013

A Jewish army medic spoke about his hazardous stint in Afghanistan at the opening meeting of B’nai B’rith social events group BB2545 in central London.

In four months in Helmand Province with the Royal Army Medical Corps last year, Captain Danny Sharpe cared for military colleagues, members of the Afghan Army and local residents, who often brought their children to him.

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