Golders Green

Movie Madness Half term scheme

By LJCC, October 2, 2009
Time:
Monday 26 October
10:00am - 29 October 2009, 3:30pm

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The London Palladium: The Story of the Theatre - With Chris Woodward

By LJCC, October 1, 2009
Time:
Tuesday 15 December
1:00pm

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The London Palladium: The Story of the Theatre - With Chris Woodward

By LJCC, October 1, 2009
Time:
Tuesday 15 December
1:00pm

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Brita Wolff shuts up shop after more than 60 years

By Candice Krieger, October 1, 2009

Veteran florist Brita Wolff is shutting up shop today after six decades. Mrs Wolff, 72, who runs Galton Flowers on Golders Green — the shop founded by her mother Hilde Galton in 1948 — has decided to call time on the site and will relocate to their branch in Brent Cross Shopping Centre. She tells People: “It is very sad but you can’t go on forever.

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Special interests of Charedi cops

By Leon Symons, September 24, 2009

Patrolling the Golders Green streets, Nochum Dewhurst and David Baddiel look like any other policemen on the beat.

But the helmets of the young special constables cover black kipot — they are the area’s first Charedi law officers.

SPC Dewhurst, 21, a product of Menorah Grammar School, has been a special for two years while SPC Baddiel, 27, is a recent recruit. Educated at Pardes House, he is related to his TV personality namesake.

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Turn on and tune into a Yomtov service

By Robyn Rosen, September 24, 2009

Reform synagogues have reported an encouraging response to moves to put High Holy-Day services online.

The web initiative was meant to be in preparation for a swine flu epidemic.

However, Finchley Reform Synagogue and Glasgow New Synagogue were among shuls that went ahead and streamed their Rosh Hashanah services over the web, linking to viewers across the world, including patients at the Alyn Hospital in Jerusalem.

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£10m windfall boosts welfare campus fund

By Robyn Rosen, September 24, 2009

A £10 million donation from the Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Philanthropic Foundation has brought Jewish Care close to its £44 million target for its new Golders Green campus.

The campus, with facilities including a care home, day centre, living apartments and offices, will be dedicated to the late philanthropists.

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Orlando Figes at the Ivy House Book Circle

By LJCC, September 22, 2009
Time:
Wednesday 28 October
2:00pm - 3:30pm

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The Music that Mattered Most with Esther Rantzen

By LJCC, September 21, 2009
Time:
Thursday 15 October
7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Deputies call on UK shuls to go green

By Robyn Rosen, September 18, 2009

The Board of Deputies has backed a resolution to urge all UK synagogues and Jewish community organisations to take practical steps to reduce their carbon footprint.

At its plenary meeting last week, deputies voted for the resolution, which called on members to recognise the responsibility of the Jewish community to play its part in tackling global climate concerns. The policy, devised by the Board’s Community Issues Division, advised all UK synagogues and Jewish organisations to take action as soon as possible to make their premises environmentally friendly and energy-efficient.

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