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Outstanding art

A striking collection of art from individuals supported by Kisharon working together with professional artists will be auctioned in September.

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WIZO winners

Kisharon won the Commitment to Vocational Training prize at WIZO’s 2018 Commitment Awards. Dr Jo Garland of Infinity, won the Commitment to Sharing Expertise Award for her work with Kisharon to develop the Infinity app, engage staff and for rolling out the training programme.

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In loving memory of Rachel Brenig

Naomi Brenig has unveiled a plaque dedicating Kisharon’s new NW London Day Opportunities Centre to the memory of her daughter, Rachel Brenig z”l who was supported by Kisharon until she passed away in 2010.

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Forging community links

Kisharon, with Barnet Learning Disabilities team, ran their first community engagement group at Childs Hill Library.

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Trailblazing app leaves more time for care

An innovative and secure information sharing app is freeing up more contact time for Kisharon staff to spend with those in their care.

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New centre….new routes

Travel training is underway so those attending Kisharon’s Ohel Rachel Adult Opportunity and Employment Services at its new location in East Finchley can travel there independently and with confidence.

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Computers – in easy steps

Students on Kisharon’s vocational skills course are taking their first steps to becoming computer literate.

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Julia says…

Immense appreciation is due to people we support, our staff, volunteers, families and to those who commission our services for their positive reaction and contribution to our plans to further integrate our services.

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Here’s to good health

Trying to change your diet for the better and to move more? People supported by Kisharon are doing just the same.

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Disobedience pays!

Adults supported by Kisharon have been busy fulfilling an order for 50 sets of costume tzitzit for Disobedience, the new film starring Rachel McAdams and Rachel Weisz.

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Call for volunteers to help run Childs Hill Library

Kisharon is looking for volunteers to help at Childs Hill Library from April when it will start to run all library services with Barnet Mencap.

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Learning about disability

Youth members from Hampstead Garden Suburb shul worked with adults supported by Kisharon on Sunday to produce a Tu B’Shvat poster in a Kisharon disability awareness programme.

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Barnet appoints Kisharon to run library services

Kisharon is preparing to take over Childs Hill Library, in Golders Green with Mencap from this April as one of Barnet Council’s new partnership libraries.

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Kisharon hosts ECJC Shadowing initiative

Social care professionals from Latvia and Estonia shadowed staff for two days at Tuffkid Nursery and Kisharon School. Their visit was part of Kisharon’s ongoing relationship with the ECJC,  the European Council of Jewish Communities.

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Newlyweds Sruli Portnoy and Chaya Trappler had a Bag My Treats send off!

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Moishe makes music

Moishe Goldblatt took to the stage with his cello at a London Symphony Orchestra concert last Friday.

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Art with a heart

Talia Jacobson created a Magen David for Israel’s 68th birthday this week.

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Boost for healthy living

Kisharon’s drive to promote healthy living among the people it supports had a boost this week with the sugar tax announced in the Budget.

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Israeli Health Minister tells Kisharon to ‘keep up the good work’.

Keen guitarist Akiva Deutsch had an appreciative audience when Yakov Litzman Israel's Minister of Health visited Kisharon College and Adult Day Centre in Stamford Hill.
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Shabbat UK started right here!

Shabbat UK started at Tuffkid nursery with 30 children taking part in a challah bake.

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Jobs for all

Kisharon is heading for even greater success in finding work for adults with learning disabilities, said Shlomo Weltman, Employment and Opportunities Manager.


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Great work wins Kisharon employment programme $50,000

Kisharon has been awarded a $50,000 prize for its work in helping adults with learning disabilities integrate into the community. The US-based Ruderman Family Foundation
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A breath of fresh air at Parson Street

The gardens are pristine and the rooms have had a complete makeover…

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Pirkei Avos
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.