Hendon

Fifty and out

August 21, 2014

The rabbi of the Hendon Adath Yisroel Synagogue is retiring in January after nearly 50 years at its head.

Members have been told that a search committee has been set up to find a successor to Rabbi Pinchas Roberts, a member of the presiding rabbinate of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations.

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Presidential apology at 100

August 14, 2014

A Vienna-born resident of Jewish Care's Clore Manor home in Hendon has received a letter on his 100th birthday from Austrian President Dr Heinz Fischer expressing regret "about your suffering in your birthplace".

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Hendon gets all-day nursery

By Charlotte Oliver, July 31, 2014

A nursery providing full-time childcare will open at Hendon's Beis Hamedrash Nishmas Yisroel Synagogue in September.

Its founder, childminder Tracy Lewis, said the nursery would fill an important need for working mothers by catering for children up to the age of four from 8.30am until 6pm.

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Kisharon wheels out welcome

July 24, 2014

A visit to the Hendon offices of special needs charity Kisharon and its adjoining adult day centre gave 60 JFS students a chance to interact with people with learning difficulties.

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Hendon school forced to end priority admissions

By Simon Rocker, June 19, 2014

Another Jewish primary school has been forced to change its entry rules after being told it can no longer give priority for reception class places to children in its nursery.

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A haven for troubled teens: The team getting our 'Lost Boys' back in business

By Marcus Dysch, June 12, 2014

The centre's unmarked entrance seems fitting - the project inside is one of the Jewish community's hidden treasures.

Despite being based in the centre of Hendon, north-west London, the Boys Clubhouse is largely unknown within Anglo-Jewry. Yet its essential work gives hundreds of young Jewish men a new start in life.

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Hendon shul is a crowd-pleaser on opening day

June 9, 2014

Federation of Synagogues Beth Din head Dayan Yisroel Lichtenstein spoke at the formal opening of the premises of the movement’s newest congregation, Nishmas Yisroel in Hendon.

Around 1,000 people visited during the day for davening, kiddush, a brit and lunch.

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Police hold an arresting HMD ceremony

February 9, 2014

Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey gave the address at a Metropolitan Police/Jewish Police Association HMD event at the Police Training Centre in Hendon, attended by nearly 200 staff, officers and guests. Heads of the Hindu and Muslim staff associations were among those who lit memorial candles.

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Blooming marvellous Kisharon garden tie-in

January 6, 2014

The Kisharon special needs charity teamed up with St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre for those with learning difficulties for an indoor gardening venture, creating a “living wall” in the atrium of Kisharon’s adult day centre in Hendon.

Service users drilled holes for holders and then arranged the plants and flowers, some donated by Finchley Nurseries.

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Faith in Mitzvah Day

November 11, 2013

In an early Mitzvah Day event, members of Hendon Reform Synagogue and the Hendon Mosque collected food and toiletries outside Morrisons supermarket in Queensbury in support of homeless charities.

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