Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region

Category: Representative organisations
Bury Old Road, Manchester, M7 4QY, 0161 720 8721

Manchester Jewish Community Centre

Category: Community centres
Jubilee School, Bury Old Road, Manchester, M7 4QY, 0161 795 4000

Manchester Beth Din

Category: Kashrut authorities
Jewish Community Centre , Manchester0161 740 9711

Manchester Maccabi Community & Sports Club

Category: Community centres
Brooklands, Bury Old Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 0EG, 0161 492 0040

Langdon Foundation

Category: Charities
MJB Business Centre, George Street, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 9WS, 0161 773 7730

Alex Dwek wins UJS chairman election

By Robyn Rosen, December 11, 2009

Manchester University student, Alex Dwek, tipped by the JC to win, has been elected the next chairman of the Union of Jewish Students (UJS).

Mr Dwek, 21, heard of his victory last week in Leeds after five days of elections across the UK where almost 600 students turned up to vote.


Board of Deputies row over radio comments

By Simon Rocker, December 10, 2009

The Board of Deputies has issued a statement to make clear that comments on radio by its treasurer supporting a settlement freeze in East Jerusalem were made in a personal capacity.

Laurence Brass told BBC Radio Manchester’s Jewish programme last week that while he welcomed Israel’s 10-month freeze on building in settlements, he would have liked it to have been extended to East Jerusalem.


UJIA beat record on profits raised

December 10, 2009

More than £800,000 has been raised at Manchester UJIA’s northern region annual dinner, 10 per cent more than the previous year.

Manchester UJIA welcomed 350 guests to Monday’s dinner at the Hilton Hotel, where guests heard from ambassador Dan Gillerman, Israel’s former representative to the UN.

UJIA chairman Mick Davis presented the inaugural Lord Steinberg award for services to Israel and the Jewish people to Colonel Richard Kemp who has publicly spoken out against allegations that Israel committed war crimes in Gaza during Operation Cast Lead.


Manchester's The Fed to sell Crumpsall offices

By Jonathan Kalmus, December 10, 2009

Manchester welfare provider The Fed will sell its offices as part of a raft of changes as it merges with the Heathlands Care Village to create a local super charity.

The Crumpsall site, the base for 90 staff, could go on the market early in 2010. The Fed is expected to move to refurbished offices on the third floor of Heathlands’ main building. Additions for the merged charity include a respite facility for children with special needs, planned for the second half of 2010.


Manchester Maccabi 10-0 win

December 10, 2009

Five goals from Greg Louca lifted Manchester Maccabi 3rd to fourth in the Joan Collins Premier Division as they crushed Westdene 2nd 10-0.

Jacob Richler-Kleiman (2), Ray Tamman, Sam Modlin and an own goal completed the rout.
Oakhill Lions climbed away from the foot of the table after thumping rock bottom Crumpsall 7-0. Jon Sacker (2), Jake Gilbert (2), Ben Horn (2) and Alex Kay were the marksmen.