Missing teenager found in central London

By Sandy Rashty, July 14, 2014

Police have found the Jewish teenager who had been missing since Friday.

Asher Sekenofsky, 15, had not been seen since leaving his home in Edgware, north west London, at 7.30pm on Friday.

He was spotted at around midday today on Tottenham Court Road, central London, by a volunteer for community security group Shomrim.


Anniversary match goes with form

July 10, 2014

Keith Aizen and Adam Jacobs were the star performers as a Belmont & Edgware team of current players claimed a six-wicket success in a commemorative match to mark the club's 40th anniversary.

Belmont & Edgware "past" were soon in trouble as Aizen caused problems with his left-arm spin at Old Lyonians.


Rosh Pinah calls in outside help following period of unrest

By Simon Rocker, March 24, 2014

Edgware's Rosh Pinah Primary has entered new territory by calling in a private educational group to oversee change.

The move follows disputes between parents and governors in the previous academic year.

A trio of executive teachers from Lilac Sky Schools - which has worked with 70 schools over the past four years and has sponsored academies - will assume the Rosh Pinah reins in June.



Outstanding Gan Kinneret Nursery

By Cathy Forman, December 2, 2013

Ofsted inspectors have reported significant improvement at the Gan Kinneret Nursery in Edgware, upgrading its overall rating from “good” to “outstanding”.

The inspectors found that the children “make exceptional progress in the nursery from their starting points”.


Schochet leaving Rosh Pinah

By Simon Rocker, November 4, 2013

Mill Hill Synagogue’s Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet has resigned as principal of the Rosh Pinah Primary School in Edgware.

Rabbi Schochet, who is also principal of the new Etz Chaim free school in Mill Hill, felt it was “inappropriate” to stay on at Rosh Pinah “when I can’t give the job the amount of time it deserves. And it will increasingly require more time than ever before.”


Ofsted downgrades Menorah primary

By Simon Rocker, September 30, 2013

Governors of the Menorah Foundation Primary in Edgware say they have already begun to tackle problems identified by Ofsted inspectors, who lowered its ranking from “good” to “requires improvement”.


Rosh Pinah head resigns - governors face 'bullying'

By Sandy Rashty, July 15, 2013

The headteacher of the troubled Rosh Pinah Primary in Edgware resigned this week, the news being conveyed to parents in a brief email the day after Tuesday’s emergency meeting at the school. The note, signed by governors chair Barbara Hotz, was “to let you know that Mr [Anthony] Wolfson has today resigned with immediate effect”. No explanation was given.


‘Irreplaceable’ Judaica stolen

By Anna Sheinman, May 24, 2013

Judaica worth £20,000 was stolen from a home in Edgware, north London, last week while the family were asleep upstairs. Items taken from the home of the Palmer family included menorahs, a Seder plate and silver cups.


Federation shul is pushing to get women on board

By Simon Rocker, May 6, 2013

Edgware’s Yeshurun Synagogue is bidding to become the first Federation congregation to elect women to its board of management.

Yeshurun president Russell Grossman will propose the historic move at an extraordinary meeting next Wednesday.


Pain relief worker honoured

February 18, 2013

Edgware Reform congregant Jean Gaffin has been presented with a new national healthcare award at a Commons ceremony.