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".


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.


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.


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.


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

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


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

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


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.


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.


Primary pupils get a kick out of Wembley Stadium event

By Marcus Dysch, June 28, 2012

London Jewish primary pupils enjoyed a visit to Wembley Stadium to mark the completion of an interfaith project.

Twenty North West London Jewish Day School children took part in activities with pupils from Catholic and Muslim primaries, designing football kits, delivering presentations and having an impromptu kick-about.


Three on hate crime charge

By Robyn Rosen, July 14, 2011

Three men have been charged with racially aggravated harassment against two Jews in Golders Green.
Krisztian Sandor Kovacs, 32, from Harrow, Gabor Nehez, 34, from Wembley and Mark Minoricz, 33, from Wembley, were arrested last month after an incident involving a 35-year-old and 14-year-old in Golders Green Road. They pleaded not guilty and will appear before Hendon magistrates next month.