Golders Green

Days of Awe: Awesome or Tedious? (Part 1)

By LJCC, August 21, 2009
Time:
Tuesday 15 September
9:30am - 11:30am

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Charity relief for the Jews of Moldova

By Robyn Rosen, August 20, 2009

A British charity worker has just returned from setting up a scheme to help unemployed Jews in poverty-torn Moldova.

World Jewish Relief programmes manager Cassie Williams said the Golders Green-based charity has pledged £50,000 over the next year to help single Jewish women improve both their job prospects and confidence.

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Rev. Reuben Turner

By sasha, August 18, 2009
Time:
Wednesday 26 August
7:00pm

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Jewish Care welcomes £10m windfall from housing association

By Keren David, July 23, 2009

Jewish Care’s £40 million care campus project in Golders Green has received a £10 million gift from a housing association which is selling its site in an exclusive Hampstead location.

The cash comes from the Otto Schiff Housing Association, whose homes are on The Bishops Avenue. OSHA’s Leo Baeck House, which has been run by Jewish Care since 2002, will soon be closing in preparation for sale. Its 32 residents will be offered places in other Jewish Care establishments.

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LJCC Chess Club

By sasha, July 21, 2009
Time:
Thursday 23 July
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Traces of Memory, A Contemporary look at the Jewish Past in Poland

By sasha, July 21, 2009
Time:
Thursday 23 July
11:00am - 3:00pm

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Vigils held for Shalit

By Jonathan Kalmus, July 2, 2009

Vigils to raise awareness and mark the third anniversary of the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit took place in three cities.

Manchester saw the highest profile event in the city centre’s main shopping area. Organisers outside Marks & Spencer held placards and wore T-shirts calling for Gilad Shalit’s release. Members of the public were invited to sign a petition for Shalit’s release. Hundreds of people took part, while Rebecca Ryan, star of Channel 4 drama Shameless, offered her support.

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Bus stop dismays Charedim

By James Martin, June 4, 2009

A move to establish a direct bus link between Golders Green and Stamford Hill has stalled on cost grounds, to the disappointment of the Charedi community.

Response to a four-month study conducted by Transport for London watchdog London TravelWatch demonstrated “a very clear requirement for a bus service between the two places”.

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Security force launches patrols of Charedi areas

By Leon Symons, June 4, 2009

A controversial American-style security organisation has begun regular patrols in London’s biggest strictly Orthodox communities.

Based on the Shomrim (guards) of New York, the privately funded service covers the Hendon/Golders Green and Stamford Hill areas through two independent arms — North-West London Community Patrol and Stamford Hill Safety Rescue and Patrol. Shomrim claims it has been set up “because the community feels unsafe due to a spike in street attacks and robberies over the last couple of years”.

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Blunkett’s musical favourites play well with cultural centre

By Isabel Janner, May 7, 2009

David Blunkett has told a London Jewish Cultural Centre audience that community and charity work is a positive by-product of the recession.

In a Desert Island Discs-type evening at the Golders Green venue, the former Home Secretary chose songs and a poem of personal relevance.

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