Stamford Hill

Sharon's Bakery

Category: Kosher Bakeries
154 Stamford Hill, Stamford Hill, N16 6QX, 020 8800 97 69

Simon Winegarten & Co

Category: Accountancy
13 Hurstdene Gardens, Stamford Hill, N15 6NA, 020 8800 1717

Lieberman & Co

Category: Accountancy
2L Cara Hse, 339 Seven Sisters Road, Stamford Hill, N15 6RD, 020 8800 9296

Hager Stenhouse & Co

Category: Accountancy
206 High Road, Stamford Hill, N15 4NP, 020 8801 6038

Venit & Greaves

Category: Accountancy
115 Craven Park Road, Stamford Hill, N15 6BL, 020 8802 4782

Brothers of 'starved' Israeli boy are sent to live in UK

By Marcus Dysch and Anshel Pfeffer, November 26, 2009

Three brothers of a boy allegedly starved by his mother in Jerusalem have moved to England, and are now living with their grandparents in London’s strictly Orthodox community.

The boys, aged nine, seven and five, arrived in Stamford Hill last Thursday, the same day their mother gave birth to her sixth child, also a boy.

It is believed they were accompanied on the jouraney by a rabbi from the strictly-Orthodox Edah Charedit faction and that they were sent on the express orders of Rabbi David Kahan, the spiritual leader of the Toldot Aharon Chasidic group to which the family belongs.


Stamford Hill sex predator fails in bid to clear his name

By James Brewster, October 8, 2009

A man who had sex with a 15-year-old Orthodox Jewish boy has failed to clear his name in the Court of Appeal.

Najibullah Ahmadzai, 25, of Walthamstow, was found guilty at Snaresbrook Crown Court in June last year of sexual activity with a child.

Deemed a danger to the public, he was sentenced to indefinite imprisonment for public protection and ordered to serve at least three-and-a-half years behind bars before he could apply for parole.

He had sex with his victim, a member of the Orthodox Jewish community, after they met at a Stamford Hill internet cafe, where Ahmadzai worked.


MP admires Charedi housing

By Robyn Rosen, September 17, 2009

Political praise for the Agudas Israel Housing Association’s recession-busting work for the Charedi community in Stamford Hill and beyond was expressed at its AGM.

Hackney North Labour MP Diane Abbott wished “all the social housing in Hackney was kept as nicely as Agudas [sites]. If you have Agudas as a neighbour, you will have beautiful properties, beautifully designed and beautifully maintained.”

London’s Deputy Mayor Sir Simon Milton hailed the association as “a credit to the Jewish community, to Hackney and to London”.


Founder of Side by Side resigns

September 3, 2009

THE FOUNDER of the Side by Side Stamford Hill nursery and school which integrates mainstream and special needs children has resigned from her fundraising role saying the project has grown “too big” for her.

But the man now in charge of the money side has criticised the school’s financial administration, suggesting that he was asked to take over after community members had expressed concern.


Bobovs win fight to turn pub into a shul

By Marcus Dysch, September 3, 2009

Plans to convert a pub into a synagogue for a strictly Orthodox community have been approved by councillors after a year-long battle to resolve the building’s future.

The Swan pub in Stamford Hill, north London, closed in January after members of the Bobov community bought it for around £1 million.

Councillors granted change-of-use planning permission at a meeting on Wednesday night, despite a campaign by residents to stop the conversion going ahead.