Golders Green

Effective Israel Advocacy

By ZF, October 16, 2009
Time:
Sunday 1 November
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Austrian youth meets Shoah survivors

By Robyn Rosen, October 15, 2009

An Austrian student who has spent a year working with Holocaust survivors in Britain says the experience has made “a huge impact” on him.

Philipp Engel, 19, has finished his stint with the London Jewish Cultural Centre's Holocaust and anti-racism education department as part of the Gedenkdienst (servants to memory) scheme.

Run in conjunction with the Austrian Commemorative Service, the scheme sends 20 young Austrians to work for a year at sites related to Holocaust education, as an alternative to compulsory national service.

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Chanukah Celebration with the London Jewish Male Choir

By LJCC, October 12, 2009
Time:
Sunday 13 December
7:00pm - 9:00pm

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How Golders Green got the X Factor... and Stacey Solomon

By Robyn Rosen, October 8, 2009

A music teacher at King Solomon High School has spoken of the “big impression” made on her by X Factor finalist, Stacey Solomon, who this week moved into Golders Green.

Rachel Dickson, who taught Stacey during her music GCSE three years ago, said she was delighted to see Stacey sing one of her exam performance pieces — Somewhere Over the Rainbow — in last week’s programme.

“My first impression of Stacey Solomon was of a chatty, lively girl with a powerful voice and a huge personality,” she said.

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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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