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Northern Sports Quiz 2015 – Gallery

December 15, 2015

Over 170 guests battled it out at the AJ Bell Stadium in Manchester to win UJIA Northern Sports Night 2015. Nesbit Law Group won the premium watches donated by two supporters. UJIA Regional Director, Eldan Kaye said “The focus of UJIA in the Galil is to help narrow the disparity with a multitude of innovative… Read more »

Meet Jess

December 15, 2015

Hi, I’m Jess Lipkin and I am taking a year out of my Marketing degree at Nottingham Trent University to spend it with the UJIA London office. My university encouraged me to find a placement opportunity in a company/business in order to gain real life experience, adapting knowledge from the classroom to put into practice… Read more »

UJIA Regional Director, Eldan Kaye, Northern Sports Quiz Speech

December 14, 2015

Good evening. I am Eldan Kaye, UJIA’s Regional Director. Although you may not hear it through my Scottish and American twang, I was born and raised in Israel. I see Israel as a modern-day miracle. We have so much to be proud of in our very short history. A history that faced so many near-death… Read more »

Tea with Maureen Lipman Gallery

December 11, 2015

Over 70 guests came to hear UJIA Director of Legacies and Planned Giving, Harvey Bratt in conversation with actress and comedienne, Maureen Lipman at St. Johns Wood Synagogue on Thursday 10th December. Speaking about her early life in Hull where her passion for performing started her journey to London, she told many stories and even… Read more »

National Super Sunday 2015 Gallery

December 7, 2015

Over 160 volunteers help secure our future in national UJIA telethon Over £135,000 raised in UJIA National Super Sunday telethon! £80,000 was raised in London, £40,353 in Manchester and Liverpool, £8,710 in Leeds and £4,600 in Glasgow. Over 160 supporters volunteered their time to make hundreds of canvassing calls at UJIA’s offices as part of… Read more »

Sippur 2015

December 7, 2015

Listen to the stories… Over two hundred members of the community joined the conversation about ‘New ideas on the Jewish story, Israel and us’ at ‘Sippur’, UJIA’s second convention, in association with JDOV. Guests heard 10-12 minute TED-style talks at JW3 from UJS President Hannah Brady, former Knesset Member Dr Ruth Calderon, Senior Sephardi Rabbi… Read more »

UJIA Baby Fair 2015 Gallery

November 23, 2015

UJIA’s first Baby Fair was held at Kinloss, Finchley, on Sunday 22 December. Over 20 exhibitors were there to help parents/parents-to-be with medical advice, feeding and weaning tips, personalised gifts and much more. Funds raised will go towards to Early Childhood Centre in Merom HaGalil, northern Israel. Photos: Raya Cottrell Photography.

UJIA’s Fast Track to Fashion Event at Audi Leeds

November 16, 2015

Approximately £12,000 was raised at the UJIA Leeds Fast Track to Fashion Event which goes towards UJIA’s programmes and projects in the Galil and UK. It was a very successful evening with friends and family volunteering to strut their stuff down the runway at the Audi showroom in Leeds. Our very own Howard Foreman swapped… Read more »

Jewish Entrepreneur Network (JEN) Gallery

November 16, 2015

The first JEN session was a big success with over 30 young entrepreneurs, at Worklife Camden co-founded by David Kosky. JEN Chair, Clive Kahn led the session, where the entrepreneurs introduced their business and received support from a range of business mentors. #JEN Find out more about Young UJIA – http://bit.ly/1PpJPaE

Sippur 2015

November 6, 2015

Over two hundred members of the community joined the conversation about ‘New ideas on the Jewish story, Israel and us’ at ‘Sippur’, UJIA’s second convention, in association with JDOV. Guests heard 10-12 minute TED-style talks at JW3 from UJS President Hannah Brady, former Knesset Member Dr Ruth Calderon, Senior Sephardi Rabbi Joseph Dweck, Israeli psychotrauma… Read more »