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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 […]

26th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Wingwalker for Jewish Care

Wingwalker for Jewish Care

Vanessa Kushner, who lives in Edgware stepped outside her comfort zone this month and onto the wings of a plane, to raise funds for the Jewish Care home where her late father was a resident. Vanessa raised over £1600 when she completed her most terrifying challenge by standing on the wings of a plane whilst […]

6th July 2016 | By | Reply More
Ayesha Community School students visit Jewish Care home

Ayesha Community School students visit Jewish Care home

Six students from Ayesha Community School in Hendon came with their teacher to visit residents of Jewish Care’s Kun Mor and George Kiss Home in Friern Barnet. They met with Jewish Care’s Living Well team manager, Ffion Roberts who arranged for them to run a bingo session for the residents, gave them small gifts and […]

21st June 2016 | By | Reply More
Flourishing in Brighton

Flourishing in Brighton

The Flourish Festival took place at the Yellow Wave Café on the sea front in Brighton alongside the Brighton Festival on Friday 20th May, as part of the creative arts projects which are helping residents of the local Jewish Care Hyman Fine House to age positively, living meaningful and creative lives. There was music and […]

3rd June 2016 | By | Reply More
Ruben’s House resident turns 100

Ruben’s House resident turns 100

Hetty Tauber who has lived at Jewish Care’s Vi & John Ruben’s House in Redbridge for the past 14 years, and attended Jewish Care’s Redbridge Community Centre for many years prior to moving into the home has celebrated her centenary at the home with friends and family. Commenting on the celebrations to mark her 100th birthday, […]

19th May 2016 | By | Reply More
Planning permission secured to develop apartments for older people in Hendon

Planning permission secured to develop apartments for older people in Hendon

The London Borough of Barnet have granted planning permission for Jewish Care to redevelop a former care home in Hendon into 32 one and two bedroom independent living apartments for older people.   The six story 40 year care home, Ella and Ridley Jacobs House in Hendon, and the adjacent Sam Beckman dementia day care […]

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