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Natasha Kaplinsky

Natasha Kaplinsky

We were delighted to welcome the newsreader and former winner of Strictly Come Dancing, Natasha Kaplinsky, as the guest speaker at the Kinder lunch at the New North London Synagogue on Monday 3 March. …read more

Kinder Lunches

Kinder Lunches

Following the closure of the AJR Centre at Belsize Square Synagogue, from April 2014 the Kinder Lunches will be held at Alyth Synagogue (North Western Reform Synagogue) Alyth Gardens, London NW11 7EN. …read more

AJR Holocaust Memorial Day service

AJR Holocaust Memorial Day service

We were delighted to welcome some 150 guests, including representatives of The Quakers, at our service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 28 January 2014. …read more

New North London Synagogue HMD event

New North London Synagogue HMD event

We were honoured to help The New North London Synagogue organise a special event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the Kindertransport on Sunday 26 January at the Synagogue. …read more

AJR Centre's doors close but Sobell's open

AJR Centre's doors close but Sobell's open

On the bittersweet occasion of the closure of the AJR Centre some 80 guests attended the farewell party at the Belsize Square Synagogue on 19 December 2013. …read more

The AJR is recruiting

The AJR is recruiting

We are now recruiting for a Leeds based full time qualified and experienced social worker with a minimum of five years post-qualification experience to work with AJR members in Yorkshire and surrounding areas. Applicants must have an interest and some knowledge of the Jewish community and an awareness of the Holocaust. …read more

The Cosmo

The Cosmo

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to unveil a special commemorative plaque in memory of The Cosmo restaurant, a famous meeting place for Jewish émigrés from Nazi oppression. The Cosmo plaque was unveiled on Tuesday 19 November at INDIA Per Se (its former site), on the Finchley Road near Swiss Cottage. …read more

Kindertransport plaque rededicated

Kindertransport plaque rededicated

The AJR was delighted to organise a special gathering on 20 November 2013 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the debate in Parliament that led to the creation of the Kindertransport. …read more

Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht

The AJR marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht by organising and helping to arrange a series of events across the country. …read more