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Registered: 26 March 2008
Location: Barnet

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Bubbe for No 10

By chris, March 26, 2015

Forget David Cameron and Ed Miliband. We've been looking in the wrong place for solutions to the nation's ills. The answer lies - as it always does - with bubbe.

As Doris Osen, who is standing in Ilford North, puts it: "We have the time, the energy, the intelligence and experience.

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Chai hopes for artist Amy

By chris, March 26, 2015

BBC One's amateur art competition, The Big Painting Challenge (they could hardly call it The Great British Brush-Off), reaches its climax on Sunday.

And carrying heimishe hopes will be Essex-born Amy Goldring, 29, who has sported a Chai necklace throughout the contest.

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Retro-cooking with Coren

By chris, March 26, 2015

Giles Coren's new BBC Two series Back in Time for Dinner features a family reliving the eating habits of previous decades.

In the first episode, the Robshaws had to cope with a meagre post-War diet until rationing ended and they could tuck into such treats as breakfast rashers.

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Bereft of Ben

By chris, March 26, 2015

A bold choice to have British comedian James Corden host a top American talk show but it's paid off judging by early reaction to the Late Late Show's new host. Happy news too for Ben Winston, who has gone to California as a co-producer - but what will kosher restaurants in Golders Green do without him and his celebrity patronage?

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Winning Warsi

By chris, March 26, 2015

LibDem MP David Ward's tweet that he'd "probably" have fired rockets at Israel if he lived in Gaza failed to win lobby group Westminster Public Affairs' most influential tweet of the year award. But small consolation - the winner was Baroness Warsi announcing she was quitting the government over Gaza.

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They're Biden their time

By chris, March 26, 2015

Is there a word for it - being taken taking a selfie? Here is Board of Deputies president Vivian Wineman (right) about to snap himself with United States Vice-President Joe Biden at a World Jewish Congress meeting.

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Grilled spicy aubergine with pepper and onion

By chris, March 26, 2015

To cut bell peppers into small dice (cubes), first cut the peppers in half, from the stem end to the bottom, and remove the seeds and white pith. Cut in half again lengthwise. Slice each part the long way into 6mm slices. Gather the slices together and cut them across into small cubes.

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Chicken scallopini with mushrooms

By chris, March 26, 2015

I was thrilled when my local kosher butcher started selling boneless chicken already cut into really thin slices-because the slices cook in minutes. If you can only get the thicker, boneless pieces, you can slice them laterally to create slices that are 5cm x 12cm x 8mm.

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Triple chocolate biscotti

By chris, March 26, 2015

These cookies are both chewy and crunchy; the outside is a little hard, but the centre remains soft.

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Two Prayers Before Bedtime

By chris, March 5, 2015

The Holocaust Educational Trust in conjunction with the Linklaters Jewish Forum, EY, Clifford Chance and Deloitte hosted over 100 people at a book launch for debut author Nadine Wojakovski on her Holocaust book 'Two Prayers Before Bedtime'.

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Rabbi challenges faith school entry rules

By chris, July 31, 2014

The entry policy of Jewish schools has been challenged by a campaign which opposes selecting children for state schools on the basis of faith.

The Fair Admissions Campaign has lodged complaints against 50 schools of different faiths with the Office of Schools Adjudicator, the body which regulates admissions to state schools.

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Imagine: Simon and Garfunkel

By chris, November 11, 2011

Simon and Garfunkel may have started, in the words of Alan Yentob, as two Jewish nebbishes from New York but by 1970 they were on top of their game.

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JCC Taste of Tel Aviv

By chris, July 10, 2009
Time:
Tuesday 14 July
7:00pm

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Terminator: Salvation

By chris, May 12, 2009
Time:
Wednesday 10 June
9:30pm - 11 June 2009, 9:00pm

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