East End

Untold Stories Film Programme

By SurvivorsFund, January 21, 2011
Time:
Thursday 27 January
6:30pm - 8:30pm

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The Holocaust, Second World War and Jewish East End Walk

By SurvivorsFund, January 21, 2011
Time:
Sunday 30 January
12:00pm - 2:30pm

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Tower Hamlets Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration

By SurvivorsFund, January 21, 2011
Time:
Sunday 30 January
2:30pm - 5:00pm

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Geva Alon: Solo Acoustic

By jcclondon, January 7, 2011
Time:
Thursday 27 January
7:00pm - 11:00pm

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On this day: Oswald Mosley dies

By Jennifer Lipman, December 3, 2010

After the death of Britain’s wartime fascist leader at the age of 84, the JC wrote that the demise far right leader stirred “bitter memories of the 1930s and the immediate post-war period, when the Jewish community was subjected to a vicious campaign of vilification, often accompanied by physical violence.”

Educated at Winchester, trained at Sandhurst, the young politician was elected in 1918 to represent Harrow, north-west London, for the Conservatives. At just 22, he was the youngest MP in the house.

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Charedim in large properties fear benefit cap

By Leon Symons, December 2, 2010

Charedi leaders are fearful of the impact of the government's proposal for a £400 a week cap on housing benefit for rented homes with four bedrooms or more.

A Hackney Council report on the proposal concludes: "Ethnicity analysis of local housing allowance [LHA] claimants who will be adversely affected by the cap proposal clearly shows that the Charedi community will be the most severely affected."

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Hackney families 'forced out' by extension restrictions

By Robyn Rosen, November 26, 2010

The Mayor of Hackney has been accused of "social cleansing" by preventing large Charedi families from extending their houses.

Conservative and Liberal Democrat councillors are speaking out against Jules Pipe following new restrictions on extensions published earlier this year which, they claim, does not accommodate large families.

They say families are being forced to move to neighbouring borough Haringey, where in April the council approved guidelines for home extensions in an effort to address the problem of over-crowding in strictly Orthodox households in south Tottenham.

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Amos Goldreich Architecture

Category: Architects
81 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4QS, 07957392787

East End shul invites you to Shabbat dinner

November 11, 2010

The oldest Ashkenazi synagogue in London is holding is first communal Shabbat meal for more than 25 years.

The Sandy's Row Synagogue, in the heart of the old Jewish East End, is holding the dinner tonight (Friday), in partnership with Chabad.

Rabbi Mendel Cohen, director of Chabad of Shoreditch, said: "For many the East End means a historical Jewish celebrated past. This Shabbat dinner will bring together an array of Jews from all walks of lives, ages and affiliation. There is a new young Jewish life presence springing up in the area."

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Annual Harold Weinberg Memorial Lecture

By wwshul, November 11, 2010
Time:
Monday 15 November
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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