Wednesday 25 November 2020

Brian Gordon Elected Mayor of Barnet

Councillor Brian (Binyomin) Gordon has been elected Mayor of Barnet for the coming municipal year, commencing in May. Mr. Gordon was elected to Barnet Council...

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 -...

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...

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...

PM Boris Johnson’s Rosh Hashanah message

As the Shofar sounds throughout the days ahead it will signal not just the arrival of a new year, but also the...

Steel City Jewish community determined to survive

VIRTUOSO violinist Itzchak Perlman was performing in November 1995 in a symphony at the Lincoln Center in New York City when, a few bars...

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...

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...

Secret Jewish history of vodka

World Jewish Relief supporters drank to a good cause as 40 people spent an evening learning about the secret Jewish history of vodka and...

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