Hampstead

A bridge-building exercise

March 15, 2012

For International Women's Day, the Commission on Women in Jewish Leadership organised a "Join me on the Bridge" event outside the Pears Foundation's JHub in West Hampstead.

It furthered a campaign started in 2010 when women from Congo and Rwanda congregated on the bridge connecting their two countries in a symbol of peace and hope.

The London gathering also marked Purim, whose story features

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Second woman enters vice-presidency race

By Simon Rocker, February 23, 2012

A second woman is to stand for the vice-presidency of the Board of Deputies following Mitzvah Day founder Laura Marks's decision to enter the ring.

South Hampstead Synagogue member Denise Lester, who has 12 years' experience on the Board, will contest one of the three vice-presidential posts in the spring elections.

Two of the current vice-presidents, Jonathan Arkush and Jerry Lewis, are eli

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Rabbi Atlas thinks the world of Birmingham

By Cathy Forman, February 9, 2012

Birmingham Central Synagogue has appointed Rabbi Chanan Atlas as minister, filling the vacancy left by the departure of Shlomo Odze to become associate rabbi at South Hampstead Synagogue.

Central president Geoffrey Clements said the search for a spiritual leader was always challenging, "especially when trying to take into consideration the needs of a provincial community.

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Class act at revamped HGS cheder

December 22, 2011

Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue has launched the new Aleph Learning Centre for the shul's 250 cheder children.

Developed with Tribe, the ALC uses an innovative curriculum, making use of the latest educational programmes, interactive study methods and extra curricular activities.

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 32-45@Alice House 18.3

By The Speed Dating, December 6, 2011
Time:
Sunday 18 March
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 28-38@Alice House 12.2

By The Speed Dating, December 6, 2011
Time:
Sunday 12 February
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 32-45@Alice House 22.1

By The Speed Dating, December 6, 2011
Time:
Sunday 22 January
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Obama and the Jews - talk by Carol Gould

By meretzuk, October 28, 2011
Time:
Sunday 30 October
4:00pm - 6:30pm

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Ivor Dembina, "This is not a subject for comedy"

By meretzuk, October 13, 2011
Time:
Sunday 16 October
6:30pm - 7:30pm

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Boris digs in as JCC starts its £50m building

By Simon Rocker, October 11, 2011

The Jewish Community Centre for London, the biggest capital project ever undertaken for British Jewry, took a step nearer fulfilment with a groundbreaking ceremony attended by 200 communal leaders and activists last Thursday.

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