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.


Chief rabbi to live in Hendon

By Simon Rocker, May 3, 2013

The next Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, is to live in Hendon, rather than St Johns’ Wood as his predecessor, it was announced today.

The Central Synagogue in the West End of London will serve as his city base, with plans to provide a reception and other meeting rooms for him.


Jewish Speed Dating Ages 45-60 at Wine & Bread, Hendon 27/5

By The Speed Dating, March 5, 2013
Monday 27 May
8:00pm - 10:00pm


Tesco goodwill for Camp Simcha

February 4, 2013

Camp Simcha chief executive Neville Goldschneider became a local celebrity last Friday, helping to open a Tesco convenience store near the Hendon offices of the charity, which helps children with life-threatening illness.


Survivors share stories with London students

January 21, 2013

Sixth-formers participating in the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Lessons from Auschwitz scheme completed their programme by meeting members of Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre in Hendon.

As well as learning about survivors’ experiences during the Holocaust, the students heard how they had rebuilt their lives after the war.


Hasmonean gets the Shaw touch

January 14, 2013

Moriah Jewish Day School head Alan Shaw will take up the Hasmonean Primary headship in September following the retirement of Jenny Rodin after 21 years in the post.

Mr Shaw has led Jewish schools for more than 20 years, having previously been head at Ilford Jewish Primary. He has also worked as an Ofsted inspector.


Jewish Speed Dating Ages 40-55 at Wine & Bread, Hendon 28/4

By The Speed Dating, January 12, 2013
Sunday 28 April
8:00pm - 10:00pm