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Jewish Historical Society of England - Presidential Lecture

By Jewish Historical Society of England, April 15, 2013
Time:
Tuesday 4 June
7:15pm

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Full time marks start of Chingford's future

By Jay Grenby, April 8, 2013

Less than a year after being under threat of closure, Highams Park and Chingford Synagogue has upgraded to full member status of the United Synagogue.

The move was a “no brainer”, said Steven Strum, chair of a new and energetic board of management. Despite the reservations of some of the old guard, “once we looked into the matter, it was an obvious decision for our board.

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Antiques Supper with special guest Paul Atterbury from the Antiques Roadshow

By Judith Spevock, April 3, 2013
Time:
Thursday 18 April
6:00pm

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High Tea

By Judith Spevock, April 3, 2013
Time:
Sunday 14 April
1:45pm - 4:00pm

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Footballing rabbi scores highly with Richmond Synagogue

By Jay Grenby, April 1, 2013

A rabbi who was once on the books of the Reading and Swindon Town football academies has met Richmond Synagogue’s selection goals.

Rabbi Jonny Hughes and his wife Chana, currently the associate rabbinic couple at Hendon Synagogue, start at Richmond in November, where they will lead a congregation of over 200 members. The number of young families is growing and there is a thriving cheder.

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Shechita Board picks new boss

By Simon Rocker, March 25, 2013

The London Board for Shechita, which licences kosher meat for the capital, has appointed a new chief executive.

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New address for next Chief Rabbi?

By Simon Rocker, March 25, 2013

United Synagogue president Stephen Pack said this week that no decision had been taken on the future of the Chief Rabbi’s residence in Hamilton Terrace after being quizzed on whether it would be put up for sale.

At a US Council meeting on Monday, St John’s Wood Synagogue representative Ronnie Lossos called for the retention of the premises in the prestigious St John’s Wood street.

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Desert Island castaway helps out Glasgow Girls

By Jenni Frazer, March 25, 2013

Desert Island Discs’ castaways normally get just eight records to take to their mythical island in the sun.

But the lucky — or greedy — television and film producer, Steve Morrison, managed to play 12 iconic tracks at a fundraising evening held by the charity, Glasgow Girls in London.

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Top of the class as North West London Jewish Day School pulls rank

March 25, 2013

The North West London Jewish Day School has improved its overall Ofsted rating from good to outstanding in its latest inspection.

Inspectors also found pupil achievement, teaching quality and leadership and management good — and behaviour and safety of pupils outstanding.

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Nightingale House unveils new kitchen

By Zoe Winograd, March 25, 2013

With 200 residents, 300 members of staff and non-stop opening hours 365 days a year, Nightingale House could be the biggest kosher catering operation in the country. As a result, last October the Clapham Jewish care home opened a new £900,000 kosher kitchen to cater for its large residential community.

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