Tag: Jewish Care

    Sporting Memories project delivered by partners, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    Sporting Memories project delivered by partners, Tottenham Hotspur Foundation

    “Whether sports fans have played or spectated, sport has the power to trigger strong memories from a time when we first saw a particular player, went to a famous sports stadium or watched an exciting match on TV.”  These are the words of Rob White, London coordinator of the nationwide Sporting Memories programme, who has […]

    21st May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Jewish Care London Marathon runners inspired by their grandmas

    Jewish Care London Marathon runners inspired by their grandmas

    This year, two of the six Jewish Care runners have been inspired by their grandmas to take on the challenge of running the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018.   Lauren Waterman, 26 from Elstree will run in memory Barbara Waterman, who sadly passed away at the age of 84 last year. Barbara was a Jewish […]

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    Creativity:revealed for Older people in North London

    Creativity:revealed for Older people in North London

    Award-winning charity, Create, concluded its creativity:revealed creative arts project with older people at Jewish Care’s Maurice and Vivienne Wohl Campus in North London. creativity:revealed, carefully designed to meet the participants’ needs and interests, brought together residents of Otto Schiff care home and Rela Goldhill at Otto Schiff home for people with physical disabilities, tenants from […]

    12th April 2018 | By | Reply More
    Doctor celebrates his century with friends and family

    Doctor celebrates his century with friends and family

    The family of Dr. Geoffrey Radford MBChB were delighted to celebrate his 100th birthday with him recently, together with fellow residents, staff and volunteers at Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House in Friern Barnet. Geoffrey’s son Neill flew over from America to mark his centenary year with the centenarian’s daughter Jill, who lives in London, […]

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    Jewish Care residents prepare for Spring

    Jewish Care residents prepare for Spring

    School children celebrated the festival of Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees at the end of January, with residents of Jewish Care homes and community centre members. Customs for this annual festival include eating a wide variety of fruit, planting and nature based activities. Year 5 children from Akiva Primary School enjoyed a creative […]

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    Muswell Hill Nursery Children bring sunshine to care home

    Muswell Hill Nursery Children bring sunshine to care home

    A group of three and four year olds from Yeladanu, Muswell Hill Synagogue Nursery had a great time when they came to visit residents at Jewish Care’s Betty and Asher Loftus Centre on Tuesday. The nursery will be bringing groups of children to visit the homes at the Centre once a month to build relationships […]

    12th February 2018 | By | Reply More
    Bella celebrates her 103rd birthday with three generations of family!

    Bella celebrates her 103rd birthday with three generations of family!

    Bella Rind celebrated her 103rd birthday this year with a tea at Jewish Care’s Lady Sarah Cohen House in Friern Barnet. The centenarian was surrounded by three generations of her family including her son, Laurence and his wife, Doreen along with their two sons, Luke and Seth and great grandchildren Ellie 7 and Jessie 4. […]

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    TV presenter, restaurateur and author Prue Leith lunches with Jewish Care

    TV presenter, restaurateur and author Prue Leith lunches with Jewish Care

    TV presenter, restaurateur and author Prue Leith was the guest speaker at a lunch organised by Jewish Care’s Options Committee and sponsored by Maxwell Williams. The event held at Jewish Care’s Betty and Asher Loftus Centre and catered by the in-house team was judged by Prue to be; “the best charity lunch I have eaten”. […]

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    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.   […]

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