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

Chabad in Essex Continues to Thrive

Over 200 guests joined Chabad-Lubavitch North East London and Essex in the Prince Regent rooms, Woodford Bridge for their Annual Dinner to celebrate the ongoing work and growth of Chabad throughout Essex. The feature highlight of the evening was the 10th Anniversary of Chabad Buckhurst Hill recognizing the continued hard work and dedication of Rabbi Odom and Henny Brandman and their success in Buckhurst Hill.

Guest speaker Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, former Chief Rabbi of Israel, gave an inspiring talk on the future of the Jewish community across the world and the common threats all Jews face. He stated that the biggest threat to all Jewish communities more than any other is assimilation and only with organizations like Chabad can we begin… Read More »

Historical Synagogue Plaque Unveiling

 

LBI lofting road 040615-1607.jpegOver 100 people including MPs Jeremy Corbyn and Emily Thornberry joined in an historic event in the history of the Jewish Community of Islington on Thursday 4 June 2015, Islington Council and Chabad Islington hosted an event to celebrate the unveiling of Islington People's Plaque on the site of the former North London Synagogue (1868-1958).

The event attracted close to 100 people, including former members of the synagogue, Judith Hassan OBE-the great niece of  the first Rabbi, the last two couples who married there, synagogue warden and attendees of the Cheder (Jewish school). Having moved out of Islington, many of them spoke about the importance of the event and travelling to Islington to celebrate the rich history of the… Read More »

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