Wednesday 26 February 2020

Shabbaton Choir

London – 9 September, 2019.  The Shabbaton Choir will be taking particular care to ensure that their presentation looks as good as their voices...

Seaside town sizzles for growing number of congregants

By David Saffer It is not an easy task evaluating how or why a Jewish community becomes established - especially over a century ago -...

Hendon United Synagogue appoint rabbinic couple

Rabbi Zvi Portnoy and Rebbetzen Orly have been appointed the new associate rabbinic couple at Hendon United Synagogue. The Portnoy’s, who had been at Loughton Federation Synagogue for six years, will...

The synagogue where they’re all laughing in the aisles

David Saffer "We’re doomed,” “Don’t panic!” and “Don’t tell him Pike” are all famous catchphrases from the 1970s classic television sitcom Dad’s Army. Similarly, Fawlty Towers...

New Rabbi appointed at Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue

Rabbi Alex Chapper plans to develop Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue into a seven-day a week community with a broad range of activities following his appointment as senior minister at...

Theresa May’s Thursday Sprint in Golders Green

                                                                      Theresa May was in Golders  Green on Thursday. She was campaigning with Conservative candidate Mike Freer in his constituency. Shoppers and shopkeepers alike were...

Historic Kindertransport Castle to be Saved!

After 50 years of uncertainty and having fallen into a perilous state-of-disrepair, the future of one Gwrych Castle – the original home of Bnei...

Barnet United Synagogue says goodbye and thank you to Rabbi and Rebbetzen Lerer

There was a bitter-sweet weekend of reminiscing and celebrating at Barnet United Synagogue to say thank you and bid a fond farewell to Rabbi...

Work Avenue Raises £1,000,000 in 36 hours

Work Avenue, the community’s leading employment and business support charity, enlisted the help of a team of ambassadors to help them reach their target...

Anatomy of a shul: Kinloss is moving with the times

By David Saffer  FINCHLEY United Synagogue (known as Kinloss Synagogue) is a shining light of north west London's Jewish community.  With a membership of around 1,000...

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