Redbridge

School move aids Redbridge regeneration

By Charlotte Oliver, July 3, 2014

Redbridge Jewry celebrated the latest step towards an integrated future with the official opening of the Wohl Ilford Jewish Primary School (IJPS) building.

Catering for more than 400 pupils between the ages of two and 11, IJPS moved to the King Solomon High site in Barkingside last September, following an £11 million redevelopment.

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Supersub Merson scores with fans

May 19, 2014

Jewish Care was forced into a late substitution when Glenn Hoddle had to pull out of its Redbridge sports breakfast with less than 24 hours' notice due to the ill health of his mother.

Former England and Arsenal star Paul Merson stepped into the breach in front of a predominantly Spurs-supporting audience.

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Rosenberg ready for Redbridge role

March 4, 2014

Former Simon Marks head and Board of Deputies education director Laurie Rosenberg will be the new manager of Redbridge Jewish Community Centre, Sinclair House.

He is currently working as Jewish educator at JCoSS, where he is responsible for developing informal education.

Mr Rosenberg - who is expected to assume his new role at the start of April - hopes "to continue to build on the success o

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Visit from Orient stars is a (care) home win in Ilford

By James Masters, November 25, 2013

In what has become a Mitzvah Day tradition, two Leyton Orient footballers visited Jewish Care’s Vi and John Rubens home in Ilford, where they chatted with residents, posed for photographs and signed autographs.

And among those David Mooney and Moses Odubajo met was a man who has supported the Os for more than 90 years.

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Ilford Fed sent from Coventry

October 14, 2013

Ilford Federation Synagogue members paid an emotional farewell to their Coventry Road premises on Shabbat, the last before the shul moves to a new home in the former Dennis Centre in Beehive Lane.

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Chabad's revamp

By Cathy Forman, July 29, 2013

Chabad Lubavitch Centre in Gants Hill is moving to temporary premises while its current Eastern Avenue site is redeveloped.

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Governor quits over job for controversial head

By Marcus Dysch, July 29, 2013

A Redbridge councillor has resigned as a governor of the King Solomon High in Barkingside following its appointment of one of Britain’s most controversial teachers as head.

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Fed learning in Redbridge

June 24, 2013

A session on Zionism with the Redbridge community’s Israeli emissary, Orly Kenig, completed the latest Diploma in Judaism course at Ilford Federation Synagogue led by minister Rabbi Alex Chapper.

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Norwood open to challenges

June 17, 2013

Thirty-two women aged from late-30s to 70-plus have completed Stanmore Synagogue’s first “Batmitzvah Two” programme, spearheaded by rebbetzen Aviva Landau.

Most of the participants in the comprehensive six-week course had felt a sense of loss at not having had a batmitzvah in their youth.

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Redbridge centre rethinks on move to King Solomon site

By Cathy Forman, May 6, 2013

Redbridge Jewish Community Centre is to conduct a feasibility study on its future as its leaders rethink a move to the £10 million King Solomon High development in Barkingside.

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