UK News

The latest news stories about Chabad Lubavitch from around the UK.

Results Reach Record High at Chabad Lubavitch Schools

Lubavitch House, Stamford Hill.JPGStudents at Chabad Lubavitch schools are celebrating another year of record 'A' Level results. Staff and pupils alike are delighted at this year's results which show a marked improvement on previous years.
The schools achieved a commendable 100% pass rate in 'A' Level subjects which included Maths, English, Religious Studies and Biblical Hebrew. Over 85% of students obtained an A or B result. This performance cements Chabad Lubavitch's place in the top quartile of Schools in the Borough of Hackney.
Rabbi Shmuel Lew, Headmaster of the Senior Girls School said, 'These results are a tribute to the sheer dedication of our senior teachers Mrs Freeman and Mrs Junik as well as to all our passionate and committed staff'.
Read More »

Chabad Opens New Centre in Islington

Korers.jpgChabad is opening a house in Islington with the aim of reaching the influx of young Jewish professionals and families moving to the area. Rabbi Mendy Korer and his family will run the Canonbury centre, an addition to central locations including Warren Street, Chancery Lane and Shoreditch.

Originally from Stamford Hill, Rabbi Korer has been an assistant minister at a Chabad in New Jersey. He points out that his family "were not brought up religious but became Orthodox. I have many cousins and relatives who are still very secular and so I'm very comfortable around people who aren't religious."

"Islington has no synagogue or Jewish life at all, but I keep getting new names of Jewish people who live here. It was a hole we felt … Read More »

Annual Chabad Conference brings together Shluchim from across UK

Group.jpgAt the end of July just under 100 emissaries, educators, community and campus rabbis from all over the UK came together at a venue in Hendon, North London for the Annual Chabad Lubavitch UK Conference.
Spread over two days, the conference provides an opportunity for Chabad's numerous Shluchim from across the UK to meet for discussions and workshops on various aspects related to their work.

The Organising Committee worked tirelessly in the lead up to the conference coordinating the event so as to ensure it would run smoothly. The programme was put together so as to be relevant and appealing to everyone attending.
Sessions included presentations and discussions on recent developments within Chabad Lubavitch UK as well… Read More »

Looking for older posts? See the sidebar for the Archive.