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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 »

20 Years on: Reflecting on Yitzchak Rabin

November 4, 2015

Today marks the 20th secular calendar anniversary of the assassination of the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzchak Rabin (1922 – 1995). As well as serving as Prime Minister for two terms, first from 1974 – 1977 and then from 1992 until his murder in 1995, he also held other ministerial positions, had been in the Palmach,… Read more »

Scotland Business Breakfast

October 26, 2015

The Glasgow Business Breakfast took place on 23rd October at the CitizenM Hotel in Glasgow. Guest speaker, Right Honourable Jim Murphy who is a former Cabinet Minister in the UK Government, spoke about 20 years of life in Parliament. A successful event! Photography by Gary Winston.

North-West Annual Dinner 2016 Gallery

October 20, 2015

UJIA North-West Dinner raises £753,000 to secure our future Over 430 guests gathered at the Hilton Manchester this week for the UJIA North-West annual dinner, raising £753,000 to go towards the charity’s projects and programmes in Israel and the UK. Communal leaders and distinguished guests, including former UK Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould, convened against… Read more »

North-East Annual Dinner 2015 Gallery

October 19, 2015

Over 215 guests gathered at the The Queens Hotel in Leeds for the UJIA North-East annual dinner. Communal leaders and supporters convened against the backdrop of UJIA’s new campaign, “Securing our Future” and the incredible £249,000 raised will go towards our projects and programmes in Israel and the UK. Read the story here.   Photography by Cole… Read more »

Succah in the City 2015 – The Gallery

October 1, 2015

UJIA celebrated Succot with their annual Succah in The City event, held on the roof of Berwin Leighton Paisner’s Adelaide House offices. Fifty-five business people attended the lunch and heard from property developer Nick Leslau about his life and career. Chag sameach everyone!

‘Securing Our Future’ – UJIA Annual Dinner Film

September 22, 2015

Help us stem a Jewish decline in the UK and educational crisis in Israel so that we can secure our future. This film tells you all you need to know about why UJIA exists and what we are working towards. Through the stories of Moriah from a small community in the Galil, Israel, and Leo… Read more »