Wembley

They could have danced all night

By Josh Jackman, February 16, 2015

A seven-hour Israeli dance marathon has raised £6,500 for cancer charities.

Around 170 supporters of north London charity Dance for Life — founded in 2001 in memory of a dancer — took to the floor at a Wembley school in aid of Chai Cancer Care and Cancer Research UK.

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Edinburgh House is to move from Wembley

By Josh Jackman, February 16, 2015

Sephardi residential home Edinburgh House is looking to move to a new site after 38 years in its north-west London premises.

The executive of the Wembley home, caring for 51 elderly clients, decided to relocate after assessing the level of modernisation required on the current site.

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Wembley winner

July 14, 2014

The Spanish and Portuguese congregation in Wembley has a new rabbi, Daniel Kada, who previously worked for Torah Action Life, an organisation catering for young Jewish professionals.

Rabbi Kada - who studied at yeshivot in Gateshead and Israel - said he was joining "a vibrant and warm" community.

Wembley chair Rony Sabah looked forward to the rabbi's "inspiring leadership".

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Winners get to Wembley

By Jonathan Kalmus, October 21, 2013

As part of an award from the Football Association, the Manchester Jewish Soccer League top brass enjoyed a VIP night watching England’s footballers secure World Cup qualification by beating Poland at Wembley.

The MJSL was recognised as the best grass-roots league in the region in the award, promoting equality and respectful behaviour.

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Three shuls support plan for pluralist community

By Jay Grenby, July 22, 2013

Liberal, Masorti and Reform congregations in north-west London have overwhelmingly backed plans to create a pluralist community.

The May 2012 accord between the Middlesex New (Reform), Hatch End Masorti and Harrow and Wembley Progressive Synagogues was supported at special general meetings held by the three shuls last week. These followed an extensive consultation process.

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Wembley appearance for Israeli footballers

By Marcus Dysch, May 9, 2013

The high level of co-operation between England’s and Israel’s football governing bodies has been marked with a special tour of Wembley Stadium by Israeli players and anti-racism campaigners.

A delegation arrived in Britain on Tuesday and met leading officials from the English game to discuss anti-racism work carried out by both countries’ football associations.

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YOM HA’ATZMAUT. Israel 65 Gala Concert at WEMBLEY ARENA

By israelconnect, February 15, 2013
Time:
Tuesday 16 April
6:30pm - 9:30pm

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YOM HA’ATZMAUT. Israel 65 Gala Concert at WEMBLEY ARENA

By ZF, February 15, 2013
Time:
Tuesday 16 April
6:00pm - 9:30pm

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Yeshivah tribute draws huge crowd

By Marcus Dysch, November 16, 2012

Some 1,200 alumni and supporters of Jerusalem’s Mir Yeshivah attended a dinner at a Wembley Stadium banqueting suite celebrating the achievements of Israel’s largest religious school.

Diners travelled from yeshivot across Britain and from as far afield as New York for the dinner, planned by committees in Stamford Hill, Manchester, Gateshead, Antwerp, Zurich and Gibraltar.

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Parents of murdered man fail in court bid

By Jennifer Lipman, November 15, 2012

Next week, Irwin and Corinne Van Colle will mark 12 years since their 25-year-old son, Giles, was murdered, shot by a former employee.

The couple had hoped that, by now, the European Court of Human Rights would have confirmed what the High Court agreed in 2006 and the Appeal Court upheld the following year — that Hertfordshire Police had failed in its duty to protect their son.

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