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LETTERS FROM PALESTINE - DOCUMENTARY

By spiroark, March 15, 2013
Time:
Wednesday 10 April
8:00pm

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WHEN ABEL MET CAIN

By spiroark, March 15, 2013
Time:
Wednesday 20 March
8:00pm

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Hundreds flock to Harrow Limmud

March 11, 2013

There were more than 100 sessions for the 600 visitors to Sunday’s Harrow Limmud with a choice of speakers ranging from a Holocaust survivor to a senior researcher for anti-extremist think tank, the Quilliam Foundation.

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Head start aids Wolfson Hillel Ofsted report

By Jay Grenby, March 11, 2013

Ofsted inspectors have reported that new Wolfson Hillel Primary head Kirsten Jowett has established “a culture of high expectations” at the Cockfosters school.

Rating the school as good, Ofsted found “a commitment and a sense of urgency to making further improvements”. Suggestions were given for the advancements that would make the school outstanding.

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Wanstead shul goes for full status with United Synagogue

March 4, 2013

Wanstead and Woodford Synagogue congregants have voted for the shul to switch from affiliated to full United Synagogue member status.

Founded in 1948, Wanstead and Woodford had over 800 family members at its peak. Today’s membership is around 500.

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European Leo Baeck Institute Lecture Series 2013

By LBI London, February 25, 2013
Time:
Thursday 7 March
6:30am

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Jewish Music Institute picks Lord Grade for co-president

By Simon Rocker, February 25, 2013

Lord Grade, who made a TV documentary on klezmer music for the BBC last year, has been appointed joint president of the Jewish Music Institute.

The former chairman of both BBC and ITV will share the role with Lady Solti.

Lord Grade has hosted an annual jokes lunch for a number of years to bring in funds for the institute’s coffers.

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Volunteers catch serial offender

By Marcus Dysch, February 25, 2013

Members of volunteer security group Shomrim have helped bring to justice a habitual burglar who broke into a warehouse.

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