Golders Green

Sushi Making Masterclass for Adults

By LJCC, April 15, 2011
Sunday 8 May


Car jackers flee as businessman fights back

By Jennifer Lipman, April 14, 2011

A father-of-two was left "battered and bruised" after fighting off would-be car thieves.

Posing as buyers for the BMW Golders Green businessman Jonathan Marriott was trying to sell online, two men attacked him, spraying a pepper-like substance in his face.

"One of them put his hand over my face and tried to push me, but I resisted" said Mr Marriott, 40.


Golders Green repairs boost

By Robyn Rosen, April 14, 2011

Golders Green Synagogue has been awarded a £100,000-plus English Heritage grant to repair its roof.

The money will go towards the synagogue's £3 million refurbishment plans for its Grade II-listed building in Dunstan Road.


Call for vigilance after synagogue burglaries

By Robyn Rosen, April 14, 2011

Police in Stamford Hill have stepped up patrols after a spate of burglaries at synagogues.

At least eight shuls have been broken into in the last two months. Small amounts of cash were taken.

Police believe the same group is behind the burglaries after two suspects were caught on CCTV.


Thief with 'inside help' targets shuls

By Robyn Rosen, April 1, 2011

Police are building a profile of a criminal with "intimate knowledge" of the Jewish community after more than £110,000 worth of religious items was stolen in a spate of robberies.

At least eight robberies have taken place within three months in and around Golders Green, north-west London.


Surprise for long-serving chaplain

By Marcus Dysch, March 17, 2011

A surprise party was held in honour of a popular university chaplain's decade of service.

Rabbi Gavin Broder has spent the past 10 years working to help thousands of Jewish students in London.

More than 120 current and former students took part in the evening, held in Golders Green earlier this month.


Kaffee und Kuchen with the Wittgensteins

By LJCC, February 24, 2011
Tuesday 12 April


Friday nights will count for Jewish school entry

By Simon Rocker, February 17, 2011

JFS, Yavneh College and King Solomon High School have agreed to alter their entry rules next year to allow Friday night synagogue attendance to count towards proof of religious practice.

Applicants have to go to a certain number of Shabbat services during the year to fulfil admission requirements.

But the policy this year applied only to Saturday morning attendance.


Chicago Bridge

By Alythbridge, February 16, 2011
Sunday 6 March
7:00pm - 10:00pm


War & Peace in the Middle East

By LJCC, February 15, 2011
Monday 11 April
10:30am - 3:30pm