Hendon

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

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Conti enjoys brush with Chai

March 1, 2012

Actor Tom Conti had a starring role in the unveiling of a group painting from the art workshop at Chai Cancer Care's Hendon headquarters.

Under the supervision of Linda Sharpe, the workshop has involved cancer patients and relatives ranging in age from six to 87.

It is an environment where clients can share their feelings.

The theme of the work is an enchanted garden and group members pai

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Introduction to Krav Maga

By israelconnect, February 24, 2012
Time:
Sunday 25 March
1:00pm

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Charedim plan free school

By Simon Rocker, February 2, 2012

Plans are being drawn up for the first strictly Orthodox Jewish free school.

Rabbi Nesanel Lieberman, currently head of the Toras Hashem Primary in Hendon, is working to open another school in north-west London in September next year.

The free school model has been criticised in some Orthodox circles because only half the places can be reserved on the basis of faith.

But Rabbi Lieberman h

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Fostering campaign

January 26, 2012

A Hendon meeting organised to help find a pool of approved foster carers for Jewish children attracted more than 30 people.

Charities including Norwood and Ezer Leyoldos and the fostering services at Barnet, Haringey and Hackney organised the event at Hasmonean Boys' School in response to a pressing need for foster carers within the Orthodox community.

Norwood head of children's services Kar

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Judge rules on Orthodox battle over property

By Simon Rocker, December 22, 2011

An Orthodox businessman has lost a High Court action involving a bitter family feud over the carve-up of assets from a multi-million pound property empire.

Joseph Ackerman sued his sister-in law Naomi Ackerman and her son Barry Ackerman in a case which has racked up estimated costs of £2 million.

Mr Ackerman and his brother Jack, who arrived as child refugees in the UK from Czechoslovakia i

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BMI The Garden Hospital, Respite Care Open Day: Caring for Your Loved Ones

By BMI The Garden Hospital, December 12, 2011
Time:
Friday 23 December
9:00am - 5:30pm

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BMI The Garden Hospital, Respite Care Open Day: Caring for Your Loved Ones

By BMI The Garden Hospital, December 12, 2011
Time:
Wednesday 21 December
9:00am - 5:30pm

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BMI The Garden Hospital, Respite Care Open Day: Caring for Your Loved Ones

By BMI The Garden Hospital, December 12, 2011
Time:
Monday 19 December
9:00am

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BMI The Garden Hospital, Respite Care Open Day: Caring for Your Loved Ones

By BMI The Garden Hospital, December 12, 2011
Time:
Friday 16 December
9:00am - 5:30pm

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