Radlett

Radlett builds up

July 21, 2011

Plans for the £1.65 million rebuilding and refurbishment of Radlett United Synagogue have been submitted to Hertsmere Borough Council, marking the start of a five-week consultation with neighbours and other interested parties.

The submission follows approval of the scheme by shul officers and members.

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West London addition

June 16, 2011

Rabbi David Mitchell is to join the rabbinic team at West London Synagogue, replacing the America-bound Rabbi Danny Burkeman.

Currently associate minister at Radlett and Bushey Reform, he will take up the post in November.

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Frank admissions of the Hertsmere Primary head

By Jay Grenby, June 10, 2011

Leading a Jewish primary school where demand for places way outstrips supply, Hertsmere JPS head Steven Isaacs has some words of comfort for parents facing disappointment in the admissions process.

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A busy start at Radlett

By Jay Grenby, May 26, 2011

Radlett Synagogue's new ministerial couple hardly had time to draw breath on their arrival before being drawn into a hectic week of activities.

First up, Rabbi Leo Dee delivered a dvar Torah at the synagogue's annual meeting.

There was a large turnout for the Dees' first Shabbat with the community, including a traditional Friday night dinner with more than 100 members.

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Valued agent

By Charlie Jacoby, May 26, 2011

Radlett agent Village Estates is marking 25 years in business this year. When Neil Landau set up the company, the average asking price for a modest home in the South East was around £36,000.

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Rabbis lobby on Congo

By Jessica Elgot, May 19, 2011

Progressive rabbis have called on the Foreign Office to give greater support to UN peace-keepers in strife-torn Congo.

More than 60 ministers signed a petition to the Foreign Office organised by Radlett and Bushey Reform's Rabbi David Mitchell and Rabbi Colin Eimer from Sha'arei Tsedek North London Synagogue.

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It's good news worth sharing

By Jay Grenby, May 12, 2011

Northwood, Pinner, Ruislip and Watford combined for a "Good News from Israel" event hosted by Northwood United Synagogue.

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Members backing Radlett expansion

By Jay Grenby, April 14, 2011

Radlett Synagogue members have expressed support for an ambitious £1.65 million rebuilding and refurbishment project.

Seventy-five people attended a special meeting at which shul chair Andy Katz and building committee head Paul Krisman used visual aids to illustrate how the scheme would offer the enhanced facilities needed by a growing and youthful community.

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Moves to settle Radlett rabbi's claim

April 7, 2011

Former Radlett Synagogue minister Rabbi Ariel Abel is moving towards an out-of-court settlement of a constructive dismissal claim against the United Synagogue.

A pre-hearing review at Watford Employment Tribunal on Monday was postponed as the parties worked towards agreement. The rabbi and the US both said they could not comment at this stage.

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Radlett says farewell to Elkan Levy

By Jay Grenby, March 24, 2011

Tributes were led by the Chief Rabbi as the Radlett United congregation said a fond farewell to acting minister and longstanding member Elkan Levy.

Lord and Lady Sacks, the community's guests for Shabbat, were among the 220 people who feted Netanya bound Mr Levy and his wife Celia at a Friday night dinner.

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