By Jessica Elgot, September 21, 2010
The capital's rabbis have been called up to volunteer as Jewish chaplains for Olympic athletes at the London 2012 Games.
Jewish chaplains will be recruited for the Games to support the religious needs of athletes and visitors to the Olympic site. Many rabbis in the Redbridge community, close to the Stratford site, have already expressed interest in the positions.
Rabbi Richard Jacobi of Woodford Liberal synagogue said: "I'm certainly discussing doing it. It's important
to show our hospitality to everyone who visits for the Olympics and Paralympics.