Redbridge

Young Brits join Tony Blair's fight against malaria

By Jennifer Lipman, May 12, 2011

Two British Jews are among 30 young people who have been selected from more than 700 hopefuls to become fellows of Tony Blair's Faith Foundation.

From July Catherine Mansoor, from Middlesex, and Anthony Silkoff, from Essex, will be joined on the programme by three Jewish fellows from North America, as well as representatives from Christianity, Islam and other world religions.

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Assault on ex-pupil at Essex's Faces club

By Robyn Rosen, March 10, 2011

A former pupil of the King Solomon High in Redbridge has pleaded guilty to assaulting an ex-schoolmate outside a nightclub in Essex.

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Jocko's Scrum Down

By Cathy Forman, February 3, 2011
Time:
Sunday 1 May
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Chanukah Party

By wwshul, November 11, 2010
Time:
Saturday 4 December
6:00pm - 9:00pm

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Redbridge women's aid

October 28, 2010

Jewish Women's Aid is setting up a new support service in Redbridge for victims of domestic violence.

The service, based at Redbridge Jewish Community Centre, will be available from November 1.

JWA executive director Emma Bell said: "We are keen to make vital services as accessible as possible to women who are living with the trauma of domestic abuse."

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Redbridge advances global partnership

September 16, 2010

Building on its relationship with community centres in New York and Jerusalem, Jewish Care's Redbridge Jewish Community Centre hosted a week of activities for teens from London, America and Israel.

As well as seeing the sights of the capital, participants had practical and theoretical workshops to help them develop leadership skills.

"It was both fun and a real learning experience," said Israeli Yael Malul. "I made some great new friends but also think I got a taste of what it means to be a leader."

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Redbridge centre's fire damage

September 2, 2010

A faulty external light fitting is thought to have been the cause of a fire at Jewish Care's Redbridge Jewish Community Centre last week which damaged the main dining hall and large kitchen.

The fire started in the early hours of the morning and was quickly brought under control.

Jewish Care chief executive Simon Morris said alternative catering arrangements had been put in place and "we are able to continue running the centre's services as usual".

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Kindertransport by Diane Samuels

By Woodhouseplayers, August 9, 2010
Time:
Friday 24 September
7:00pm - 2 October 2010, 7:00pm

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School's out for Ilford teacher after 40 years

By Jessica Elgot, July 22, 2010

An Ilford assistant head retired this week after 40 years at the same school.

Ray Elias, 61, has taught at Caterham High in Redbridge since qualifying in 1970.

He first taught metal work, but now takes product design, having dabbled in business studies and food technology. He has been assistant headmaster for 20 years. "Whenever I thought about moving on, I got promoted," he explained.

The South West Essex Reform Synagogue member said he had always wanted to teach.

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NW Jewish parents seek Ilford school places

By Jay Grenby, June 3, 2010

Hertfordshire parents are contemplating sending their children on a daily cross-London journey to ensure them of Jewish school places.

Over two dozen people attended a meeting at Borehamwood Synagogue at which Ilford Jewish Primary head Roz Levin and governor Howard Kemp talked about the school and its ethos. Unlike in Herts, where many families face disappointment over Jewish school applications, IJPS has 17 places available in its reception class.

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