Edgware

Edgware Mikveh project approved

By Jay Grenby, June 24, 2010

Edgware Lubavitch has received planning permission from Barnet Council for the construction of a permanent brick building to house the mikveh at the rear of its Hale Lane premises.

It replaces a wooden cabin which was destroyed by fire last year, al-though the ritual bath itself escaped damage and has continued in use inside a temporary structure.

The new building will be twice the size of its predecessor and, for the first time, will allow the mikveh to be used by women as well as men, although only on Friday nights.

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Dragon's Den for Langdon entrepreneurs

By Jessica Elgot, June 17, 2010

It was Dragons' Den with a difference in Edgware, the difference being that all seven budding entrepreneurs received financial and practical backing from the panel.

The ideas were sold to five "business angels" by London and Manchester-based young people with mild to moderate learning difficulties supported by the Langdon Foundation.

Over 50 people watched the candidates being quizzed by the angels, who included accountant Adam Cohen, internet specialist Dan Crown and construction boss Nigel Henry.

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Edgware Rabbi has heart attack

By Jay Grenby, June 10, 2010

Edgware Reform congregants have said prayers for the recovery of associate minister Rabbi Neil Kraft following his "massive" heart attack.

The American-born rabbi is in Northwick Park Hospital after collapsing at home.

Members were told at the Shabbat morning service. "It came as a huge shock to us," said one congregant, "especially as Rabbi Kraft had been the life and soul of all our recent 75th anniversary celebrations".

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Trainee ministers intern for Shavuot

May 21, 2010

A Shavuot intern programme is giving United Synagogue trainee ministers first-hand experience of the life of a community rabbi.

Under the scheme, Ben Kurzer has been assigned to Belmont, Elchonon Feldman to Borehamwood and Binny Fogelgarn to Edgware.

After spending Shavuot in their designated communities, their week ends on Sunday with a brunch with Dayan Yonason Abraham.

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Rosh Pinah under fire over admissions

By Simon Rocker, May 13, 2010

Barnet Council has received complaints over admissions to the nursery of Rosh Pinah School in Edgware for September.

The JC has been unable to confirm the reasons for the objections although one local parent claimed that the two-form entry school had failed to abide by its admissions rules. Governors' chair Barbara Hotz was unavailable for comment despite repeated requests.

A council spokesman said: "We have received a few complaints from parents applying for places at Rosh Pinah Nursery School. We are working closely with the school to support them with their admission arrangements."

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Edgeware school granted planning reprieve

By Robyn Rosen, March 11, 2010

An Edgware primary school has been granted retrospective planning permission despite complaints about noise levels.

Barnet Council approved the application for the Tashbar school to remain in its premises in the Kol Yaacov Synagogue in Mowbray Road, where it has operated since 2006.

Council officials had recommended that the committee reject the application, claiming it would result in increased activity, noise and disturbance.

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