Jewish Care honours Rabbi Aaronberg

November 8, 2012

A tea was held at Jewish Care’s Ella and Ridley Jacobs House to remember the fundraising contribution of Rabbi Monty Aaronberg.

Rabbi Aaronberg, who died earlier this year, raised £84,000 for the Hendon home through annual opera concerts at Hendon Synagogue. He also volunteered regularly at the home, reading the Torah at services.


Shop app sets Chai tills ringing

By Sandy Rashty, September 20, 2012

Chai Cancer Care has come up with “a way to give without giving”.
Supporters using the Chai Give4Sure app will trigger donations from the 1,400 retailers signed up to the scheme.


Basic Technical Course for Israel Advocacy

By ZF, September 12, 2012
Sunday 23 September
4:00pm - 6:00pm


Olympic Torch Passes Through Hendon

By israelconnect, July 2, 2012
Wednesday 25 July
1:30pm - 2:00pm


Olympic victory on tickets for Hasmonean pupils

By Jessica Elgot, June 14, 2012

Hasmonean Primary pupils thought they would not be going to the Olympics when the volleyball tickets offered to the school were for a Saturday session. But, following the intervention of London Assembly Member Andrew Dismore, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (Locog) has given the school tickets on another day for the basketball, being held in the Olympic Park.


Federation calls time on kosher pub

By Simon Rocker, June 14, 2012

The Federation of Synagogues has removed the kashrut licence from the country’s only kosher pub, The Castle in Golders Green, after it held a function under another rabbinic authority.

It acted following a Kedassia-catered sheva berachot at the venue last Wednesday.


Chai Cancer Care spa day

May 31, 2012

There was expert advice aplenty for the 100 women at Chai Cancer Care’s spa day, which raised more than £30,000.


Fed labels bakery as misleading

By Jessica Elgot, March 15, 2012

A kosher bagel bakery has been warned to stop using out-of-date labels implying it has the kashrut seal of the Federation of Synagogues.

The Hendon Bagel Bakery has not been under Federation supervision since September and is now licensed by the London Beth Din and the Sephardi Kashrut Authority.

In an advertisement in last Friday's JC, the Federation claimed that, despite repeated requests


Final stops before making aliyah

By Jay Grenby, March 8, 2012

As a pre-aliyah treat, a Hendon 72-year-old enjoyed a sentimental tour of some of her favourite London haunts on a red bus hired by family members.

Some three dozen relatives from the capital and Manchester set off with Helen Ginsbury from Golders Green, among them Hendon Synagogue's Rabbi Mordechai Ginsbury, who is one of her sons.

The route incorporated places of personal interest, includi


Jailed Tesler could serve his sentence in the UK

By Jessica Elgot, March 8, 2012

Relatives of British solicitor Jeffrey Tesler, who was sentenced to almost two years in a US prison for bribing Nigerian officials for £4bn construction contracts, will lobby the Ministry of Justice to bring him home to serve his sentence here.

A close relation, who did not wish to be named, said they were investigating options for the Hendon solicitor, who has dual British-Israeli citizenship