Tag: Jewish Care

Reaching for the sky at Sidney Corob home

Reaching for the sky at Sidney Corob home

Interior designer, Mark Aldbrook, has designed the newly painted dining room ceiling of Jewish Care’s Sidney Corob House and officially opened the room last week. Mark has been a resident at Sidney Corob House for people with mental health needs since March this year. He has had his own interior design business for many years, […]

14th November 2017 | By | Reply More
Judge Rinder entertains at a fundraising tea for Jewish Care

Judge Rinder entertains at a fundraising tea for Jewish Care

165 guests were entertained by TV barrister Judge Rinder on Monday 23 October when he spoke at a tea helping to raise over £5000 for Jewish Care’s Connect@ Centres and Jewish Care’s Kun Mor & George Kiss home in Friern Barnet. The event which took place at the Connect @ Centre in Southgate on Chase […]

3rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
Work begins on Jewish Care’s most ambitious project to date

Work begins on Jewish Care’s most ambitious project to date

The Jewish Care Board of Trustees has given its approval for the organisation’s most ambitious project to date, the redevelopment of the Princess Alexandra Care Home in Stanmore. When Jewish Care purchased the home in 2000 it was with the knowledge that it would require redevelopment and that the 16.5 acre site had huge potential […]

4th October 2017 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care wins Gold, Silver and Bronze at Silver Sunday Awards in Barnet

Jewish Care wins Gold, Silver and Bronze at Silver Sunday Awards in Barnet

Residents of Jewish Care homes were proud to sweep the board winning 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in a Barnet wide art competition for care homes. The prizes were presented at Barnet’s Silver Sunday celebration, 1 October, a nationwide day for older people in the UK celebrating the value and knowledge they contribute to our […]

3rd October 2017 | By | Reply More
Myrtle celebrates 100th birthday at Jewish Care

Myrtle celebrates 100th birthday at Jewish Care

Myrtle Stone who lives in Hampstead, celebrated her 100th birthday at a party with family and friends, staff and volunteers at Jewish Care’s Michael Sobell Community Centre in Golders Green, where she is a member. After the party, Myrtle, who joined in with the singing and dancing throughout the party with entertainer, Mike Morandi, was […]

28th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care’s Great Jewish Bake Day greater than ever

Jewish Care’s Great Jewish Bake Day greater than ever

Thousands of people across the community from the age of 1-100 took part in Jewish Care’s biggest Great Jewish Bake Day this year. Fun was shared and new connections were made between old and young whilst vital funds were raised. Moneys raised will help to fund Jewish Care buses that take older people, who would […]

17th July 2017 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care celebrate volunteers who make time

Jewish Care celebrate volunteers who make time

Jewish Care presented awards to volunteers spanning eight decades, from 14-year-old school children and film students at Middlesex University to parents who volunteer with their babies and older people who use services at Jewish Care’s whilst also volunteering. The organisations recognised some of the unsung heroes who make a difference at The Betty and Aubrey […]

11th July 2017 | By | Reply More
The Mayor of London praises work of Jewish Care

The Mayor of London praises work of Jewish Care

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, addressed an audience of over 1,000 people at Jewish Care’s annual fundraising dinner.   Before delivering his speech the Mayor spent time talking to the Jewish Care clients including David, Sid and Hyman whose stories appeared in a powerful film shown during the event.     95-year-old Hyman Pittal […]

13th June 2017 | By | Reply More
102 year old Rose uses her right to vote

102 year old Rose uses her right to vote

Staff and volunteers working across Jewish Care are doing all they can to support clients to have their say in today’s election.   102 year old Rose was the oldest Jewish Care resident who chose to vote in person rather than by post commented “it’s something I have always done”. As she was wheeled off […]

8th June 2017 | By | Reply More
Older people explore identity and community through engaging arts programme

Older people explore identity and community through engaging arts programme

Last week Jewish Care clients in north London performed original songs and presented photography and artwork at a celebration of a six month long multi-arts project run by award-winning charity Create. The event, which took place at the Michael Sobell Jewish Community Centre, came at the culmination of Create’s creativity:revealed project, which has been bringing […]

31st May 2017 | By | Reply More
Triumphant London Marathon runners raise thousands for charity

Triumphant London Marathon runners raise thousands for charity

Jewish Care’s team of four triumphant runners were proud to complete the 26.2 miles in the Virgin Money London Marathon to raise £20,000 to support the charity’s vital work. The runners were spurred on by the incredible atmosphere which saw over 40,000 participants take to the streets cheered on by 1000’s more supporters, including the […]

27th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Jewish Community Centre throws birthday celebration for 100-year-old Milly

Jewish Community Centre throws birthday celebration for 100-year-old Milly

Last year, East Ender Millie Finger starred in a film made year by social care charity, Jewish Care. Her story touched the hearts of many and over the last week, in the build up to her 100th birthday, Jewish Care reached out to the Facebook community to help make her 100th birthday extra special.   […]

5th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Judge Rinder gives a great verdict for evening at Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House in Friern Barnet

Judge Rinder gives a great verdict for evening at Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House in Friern Barnet

Last Sunday, the celebrity Judge, Robert Rinder spoke to 150 guests who enjoyed a fundraising evening in the Wohl Synagogue at the Betty and Asher Loftus Centre. The evening was organised by Jewish Care’s Friend’s of Lady Sarah Cohen House Committee raising £4000 for the Jewish Care home in Friern Barnet.  After talking individually to guests […]

10th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Jewish Care resident in Barnet receives the French Legion of Honour medal

Jewish Care resident in Barnet receives the French Legion of Honour medal

Earlier this month, Hyman Pittal proudly received his French Légion d’honneur medal, recently awarded by the French government has been awarding to D-Day veterans from many different countries, as a way of honouring and thanking those who fought and risked their lives to secure France’s liberation during the Second World War. Jewish Care’s chief executive, […]

20th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Pearly kings and queens visit Jewish Care residents for a right royal knees up

Pearly kings and queens visit Jewish Care residents for a right royal knees up

Residents from eight Jewish Care homes from Barnet, Redbridge and Camden enjoyed some royal entertainment from Pearly Kings and Queens last week at a tea party held at Jewish Care’s Betty and Asher Loftus Centre in Friern Barnet. Four Pearly entertainers joined the residents for the afternoon to have a sing along and a knees […]

9th February 2017 | By | Reply More
That’s Life for Salo Gardner when Dame Esther Rantzen visits Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre

That’s Life for Salo Gardner when Dame Esther Rantzen visits Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre

Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre was full last Wednesday when members came to hear Dame Esther Rantzen DBE speak at the Centre, which offers social and therapeutic support to Holocaust survivors and refugees and is the only one of its kind in the UK. The TV presenter and journalist entertained members with stories from her […]

10th January 2017 | By | Reply More
Vulnerable older people explore individual and community identity through creative arts

Vulnerable older people explore individual and community identity through creative arts

Since November and through to March next year award-winning charity Create is delivering a multi-artform project with older people at Jewish Care’s Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus in North London. Create’s creativity:revealed programme, carefully designed to meet the participants’ needs, is bringing together residents of Otto Schiff and Rela Goldhill home, Selig Court independent living […]

22nd December 2016 | By | Reply More
Care home residents enjoy cruise to Belgium

Care home residents enjoy cruise to Belgium

Six residents from Jewish Care’s Rela Goldhill at Otto Schiff together with three residents from Jewish Care’s Otto Schiff home recently enjoyed a cruise to see the sights of Brussels.   The holiday was funded by money raised at Jewish Care’s Pro Am Golf Day 2015 as well as by donations from The Shoresh Charitable […]

20th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Well wishers celebrate cumulative birthdays of 212 years

Well wishers celebrate cumulative birthdays of 212 years

On Sunday 25 September, two residents of Jewish Care’s Vi & John Ruben’s House in Redbridge, celebrated a cumulative 212 years. 108 year old Julia Gilbert, the oldest woman in the borough* and 104 year old Ian Rodin one of the oldest men in the borough, were surrounded by well wishers. The Mayor of Redbridge, […]

7th October 2016 | By | Reply More
Wonderful observations from children after school visit to care home

Wonderful observations from children after school visit to care home

“When you get talking to people you know so much more about them than just the person you see.” Wise words, especially from a 9 year old. That was Noah’s comment after spending a morning playing the role of Mahatma Ghandi on his recent school visit to the meet residents at Jewish Care’s Betty and […]

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