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.


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.


Hendon home to close in welfare shake-up

November 4, 2013

Two Jewish Care facilities in Hendon are to close with users relocating to the charity’s Asher Loftus Way development in Friern Barnet.

News of the anticipated 2015 transfer was this week relayed to residents and staff of Ella and Ridley Jacobs House and those involved in the adjacent Sam Beckman day care dementia facility.


Mother’s tears after court win in Moscow

By Sandy Rashty, September 17, 2013

A mother has won a landmark victory in a legal battle to bring her sons back from Russia after they were taken by her ex-husband last year.

Rachael Neustadt said she was “full of tears of relief” after Moscow City Court ruled that the two boys should be reunited with her.


Former MP Andrew Dismore attacked over union ties

By Marcus Dysch, August 16, 2013

A Parliamentary candidate has denied that his links to an anti-Israel trade union are hypocritical.

Andrew Dismore, the former Labour MP for Hendon, has a long-standing association with the Fire Brigades Union, which has repeatedly campaigned for a boycott against Israel.


Coffee Morning Talk

By Jewish Military Museum, July 22, 2013
Thursday 1 August
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Twinning arrangement is helping mums

By Zoe Winograd, June 26, 2013

Twins can be a joy — but also double the work and stress for mums. Recognising this, Norwood has for 18 years operated the Twins and More group, bringing together mums of twins (or indeed triplets or quads) to enjoy a break while their offspring play in an adjoining area with volunteer carers.


US addressing the needs of the next Chief Rabbi

By Simon Rocker, May 13, 2013

Once the Chief Rabbi had to live in London’s East End. For more than a century, holders of the office dwelt closer to the West End, in Hamilton Terrace, St John’s Wood.


Dementia care takes a trip down memory lane

By Barry Toberman, May 6, 2013

Reminiscence work is an integral part of the programme at Jewish Care’s Sam Beckman day centre in Hendon for people with dementia. Now through the latest technology, centre members Miriam Gould and Dorit Nass can draw upon a lifetime of memories wherever they are.


Hendon shul joins Federation

By Simon Rocker, May 6, 2013

A newly established community in Hendon, Nishmas Yisroel, has joined the Federation of Synagogues.

Its rabbi, Dovid Tugendhaft, was previously minister of Ohr Yisroel, the Federation synagogue in Elstree.
Federation chief executive Eli Keinwald described Nishmas Yisroel as “the fastest growing minyan in north-west London.