Michael Sobell Community Centre
Category: Community centres
Michael Sobell Community Centre, Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus, 221 Golders Green Road, London, Golders Green, NW11 9DQ, 020 8922 2901
July 28, 2011
Brighton and Hove Reform members have voted narrowly in favour of equal rights for women congregants.
A motion to support the "implementation of egalitarian rights for men and women in respect of religious practice and participation in services" was passed by a 36-28 majority at the synagogue AGM.
In a letter to congregants, warden Tony Rosenfield explained: "We are probably the only Reform
By Robyn Rosen, July 14, 2011
Three men have been charged with racially aggravated harassment against two Jews in Golders Green.
Krisztian Sandor Kovacs, 32, from Harrow, Gabor Nehez, 34, from Wembley and Mark Minoricz, 33, from Wembley, were arrested last month after an incident involving a 35-year-old and 14-year-old in Golders Green Road. They pleaded not guilty and will appear before Hendon magistrates next month.
By Simon Rocker, July 7, 2011
Rabbi Harvey Belovski of Golders Green Synagogue has joined the elite band of "Rabbi Drs" in Britain after being awarded a PhD by the University of London's Birkbeck College.
His thesis is on the thought of Rabbi Shemuel Bornstein, a Chasidic rebbe from Sochaczew in Poland, who died in 1926.
Rabbi Belovski began his doctoral research four years ago.