Golders Green

From pub to shtiebl in Elstree

By Jay Grenby, September 22, 2011

A former Elstree pub is to be converted into the area's first shtiebl, complementing an already extensive choice of minyanim.

Communal philanthropist Mendel Tajtelbaum is behind the £1.5 million project, which he believes will justify his belief that "Elstree will soon become the new Edgware".

He is known to the more Orthodox elements of the local community because of the sponsorship of the


LJCC chief cooks up a cultural alternative

By Anne Joseph, September 8, 2011

The London Jewish Cultural Centre's new chief executive is seeking to build on the interest of those "looking for other ways to identify being Jewish".

Louise Jacobs - who succeeds Trudy Gold at the LJCC this month - says that people "aren't necessarily identifying through their synagogue, or through Israel. Where they are identifying is through culture and education."


Kisharon nursery earns top marks from Ofsted inspectors

September 8, 2011

The integrated nursery of special needs charity Kisharon has been praised as outstanding by Ofsted inspectors.

They found children at Tuffkid in Golders Green making "excellent progress in all areas due to the highly effective planning and monitoring of their achievements".

Staff were dedicated and "exemp-lary" in fostering learning and development and the nursery maintained a productive dia


Project Rebirth: The Film

By J-Doc, September 1, 2011
Thursday 15 September



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100 Golders Green Road, Golders Green, NW11 8HB , 0208 455 4455

Love and Gratitude

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78A Golders Green Road, Golders Green, NW11 8LN, 0208 209 3003

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

Squatters charged after Judaica found in Golders Green house

By Jennifer Lipman, August 18, 2011

Eight men have been charged with four counts of burglary in connection with the thefts of Judaica items and other valuables from properties in Golders Green.

Barnet police discovered the men squatting in a house on the Ridgeway in Golders Green last week and arrested them.

The stash police found at the house included a grandfather clock, jewellery, cameras and laptop computers.


New York, Jews and Crime: Special Screening

By J-Doc, August 15, 2011
Sunday 21 August


Golders Green school reaches final hurdle

By Robyn Rosen, August 4, 2011

Plans for a modern Orthodox free school in Golders Green are a step closer with the announcement that it has reached the final stage of the application process.

The Golders Green Jewish Primary School has met the criteria set by the government's free schools programme and is now through to the interview stage.