Finchley

Quiz raises vital funds for Employment Resource Centre

May 2, 2008

More than £3,000 was raised for the Employment Resource Centre from its annual fundraising quiz at Finchley Reform Synagogue. ERC executive member Alan Sanders told the 200 participants that support was vital given that “the number of clients accessing the ERC’s services is 40 per cent higher than last year”.

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Sacks gives Pesach address to Woodside

May 2, 2008

Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks gave a Pesach-related address to over 100 members of Woodside Park Synagogue adult education committee. Sir Jonathan’s talk was the final in a season which also featured Lady Jakobovits, Lord Trimble and Israeli ambassador Ron Prosor.

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Rabbi and dog scent success

March 28, 2008

After walking more than 100 miles over six days through some of the stormiest weather London has seen for a while, Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg and his trusty dog Mitzpah arrived home in Finchley last week, having raised nearly £60,000.

In the course of the walk, Rabbi Wittenberg, minister of New North London Synagogue, met people from 28 organisations, including the House of Commons, the Neasden Temple and the North London Hospice. He also he spent time with residents at Fairacres, the sheltered-housing complex with which the NNLS community has had strong links for many years.

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