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Overseas viewing in Croydon

July 1, 2013

The mother of Croydon Federation minister Rabbi Natan Asmoucha was able to enjoy his induction ceremony despite being unable to travel from Vancouver, watching the service through a Skype link.

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Another boundary hit as Belmont gets eruv OK

By Marcus Dysch, June 10, 2013

Belmont Synagogue is the latest community to secure planning permission for an eruv and it is hoped the religious boundary will be operational in time for Rosh Hashanah.

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Norwood gets new chairman

June 10, 2013

Norwood will have a new chairman from November when David Ereira, currently the deputy chair, succeeds Bernie Myers.

By profession a commercial investment real estate consultant, Mr Ereira’s involvement with the children-and-families charity dates back to 1992.

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Wanted - an £8m fundraiser for US projects

By Simon Rocker, June 10, 2013

The United Synagogue is looking to appoint a fundraiser to help generate £8 million for capital projects — including the extension of Bushey Cemetery.

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Israel Connect Lobby of Parliament

By israelconnect, June 2, 2013
Time:
Wednesday 5 June
6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Deadline for applications for ZF writing course

By ZF, May 31, 2013
Time:
Monday 10 June
10:00am - 11:00am

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Deadline for applications for ZF writing course

By israelconnect, May 31, 2013
Time:
Monday 10 June
7:00am - 11:00am

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Not quite equal as Fed shul elects woman chair

By Simon Rocker, May 27, 2013

Loughton Federation Synagogue has chosen a woman, Barbara Cohen, to chair its administrative board of management. But the position is not equivalent to a synagogue chairman.

Unlike the United Synagogue, which has recently allowed women to chair congregations, women in the Federation cannot serve as synagogue officers.

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Sacks leaves Rome with a Beatles song memory

May 27, 2013

Lord Sacks performed one of his last inductions as Chief Rabbi for the Rev David Rome at Catford and Bromley Synagogue.

He told the congregation of 400, including four south London mayors and senior clergy, that, for him, the occasion was summarised by the Beatles song Hello, Goodbye. “As one door closes another opens, Reverend Rome says hello and I say goodbye.”

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London protest planned against Israel hosting Uefa Under-21s

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2013

Anti-Israel protesters are planning a demonstration in central London on Friday in the latest bid to prevent Israel from hosting the European Under-21 football championship next month.

Red Card Israeli Racism has called for boycott supporters to protest outside the Grosvenor House Hotel, where European football’s governing body, Uefa, is holding its annual conference.

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