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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Jewish Historical Society of England - Presidential Lecture

By Jewish Historical Society of England, April 15, 2013
Tuesday 4 June
7:15pm - 9:15pm


Redbridge seniors take 'Birthright' trip

By Simon Rocker, March 4, 2013

The Birthright trips to introduce Israel to young Jews who have never visited have become a fixture of the Zionist calendar. But Redbridge is about to pioneer a new take on the idea — a Birthright-style trip for senior citizens.


Hospice volunteer honoured

December 10, 2012

An Essex woman who has helped out at Romford’s Saint Francis Hospice for a quarter-of-a-century has won a Volunteer of the Year award.

Evelyn Dalton received the Help the Hospices and National Gardens Scheme accolade from Lord Howard at a Manchester conference.


Clore Tikva's improved report

December 10, 2012

The Clore Tikva Primary in Redbridge has been ranked as good by Ofsted inspectors, an improvement on the satisfactory rating in the previous report.

In their key findings, the inspectors noted advancements in teaching, although not enough to make the school outstanding.