Golders Green

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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A volley good show from Ross

By Ben Jaglom, September 17, 2009

Jonathan Ross and Jimmy Carr brought star quality to a tennis tournament at the Chandos club in Golders Green on Tuesday which raised £3,500 for a charity founded by a young pancreatic cancer victim.

Jason Boas, who died last November, aged 34, had set up No Surrender to support young people with cancer and the charity is now overseen by his father Barry.

Ross, a Chandos member, said the event had been “a great opportunity not only to contribute towards a great cause but to meet up with people I don’t get to see as much as I would like to”.

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Danielle Martin and Daniel Sasto

September 11, 2009

Theatre-loving Danielle, 25, is originally from Edgware and is a primary school teacher. Daniel , 27, was raised in Hatch End, works as a surveyor and plays football for Maccabi League side Southgate Harmen B. They live in Cricklewood and are marrying next summer

● How we met
Daniel: At Danielle’s mum’s at an extended family party. She thought I would be a good match for Danielle and gave her my number. Danielle finally plucked up the courage to call me the following week. We arranged to go out for a drink in Maida Vale, and the rest is history.

● The proposal

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Bus stop requests for hate crime details

By Robyn Rosen, September 10, 2009

Posters are going up at Golders Green bus stops encouraging locals to report antisemitic incidents during the High Holy-Days.

An initiative of the Community Security Trust, in conjunction with the police, the posters provide emergency contact details for reporting by witnesses to, or indeed victims of, racist activity.

A CST spokesman said: “We are starting this initiative because

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Inquest: brit not to blame in baby death

By Robyn Rosen, September 10, 2009

The baby who died shortly after his brit, died of natural causes totally unrelated to his circumcision, a coroner has ruled.

Amitai Moshe was circumcised by Rabbi Moshe Perry on February 1 2007 in Golders Green Synagogue, north-west London, but about 35 minutes after the ceremony, while his mother was breastfeeding him, he began to turn blue and blood was seen around his mouth and nose. Two medically trained guests and the mohel attempted to resuscitate him.

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Circumcision baby died of natural causes

By Robyn Rosen, September 9, 2009

Amitai Moshe, the baby who died shortly after his brit, died of natural causes totally unrelated to his circumcision, a coroner has ruled today.

Amitai was circumcised on February 1 2007 in Golders Green Synagogue but about 35 minutes after the ceremony, whilst his mother was breastfeeding him, he began to turn blue and blood was seen around his mouth.

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Loyd Grossman

By LJCC, September 8, 2009
Time:
Thursday 5 November
8:00pm - 9:30pm

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Gary Elester new co-ordinator of Jewish Care’s Singular Challenge

September 3, 2009

GARY ELSTER is the new co-ordinator of Jewish Care’s Singular Challenge, a support group for the recently divorced or separated, replacing Frances Harris. The group meets weekly and has regular guest speakers on related issues such as dealing with children and financial and legal matters.

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