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Helping hand for freshers

Middlesex University students checked their bikes were in tip-top condition during Freshers’ Week at a Kisharon Bike Shop stand – working alongside police marking bikes to deter thieves.

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All hands on deck for Rosh Hashanah

You’ll find highly original gifts for Rosh Hashanah at Kisharon’s Gifts and Homeware Store, Equal, thanks to the work of the people we support, our volunteers and the creativity of our talented staff.

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House of Lords book launch

Daniel Yefet and Shammai Rotenberg attended a reception to launch four new Books Beyond Words – which they helped to create – at the House of Lords.

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Employment success

Sophie Goligorsky, who has learning disabilities, pictured with new colleagues Jerry Platts and Liam Hutchins at central London property company GVA, is the latest success story from Kisharon’s employment programme.

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Coasting to work!

People supported by Kisharon have packed thousands of Seder table coasters to meet huge demand.

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New job for Shammai

Shammai Rotenberg has a new job. He has paid employment at The Grove, the luxury hotel, spa and golf resort in Hertfordshire.

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Disability World: Company seeks autism skills

London company Auticon is offering careers in IT and related areas specifically for people with autism.

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It’s not too late to place your Rosh Hashanah order

It’s not too late to order personalised honey, buy New Year cards or find a delightful present at the Equal Gifts and Homeware Shop in Temple Fortune.

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Vocational skills course instils confidence and achievement

Finding work is essential for people with learning disabilities. Kisharon has launched a vocational skills course to instil confidence and a sense of achievement, giving young adults the right tools for the workplace.

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Back our London Crowdfund campaign

Together we can make our library a crowdfunding winner. We need to raise £6,500 by September and could attract funding from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

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New office jobs for Yossi and Moishe

Moishe Goldblatt has a new paid job learning about the world of public relations at The PR Office, in Kentish Town.

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Disability world: High hopes for jobs

Businesses have begun to actively recruit employees with autism for their diligence, powers of concentration and attention to detail.

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Doors open at new library

The Childs Hill Partnership Library, run by Kisharon and Mencap, is set to open its doors this Wednesday.

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New home for bike shop

Kisharon’s bike shop – new name Equal Bikes – has moved to the heart of the Jewish community in Bell Lane, Hendon.

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Lined up for success

Striking geometric shapes are a predominant feature of glass plates produced by artist Gail Philipp, designer of the month at Equal.

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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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Kisharon helps students get on their bikes!

Kisharon’s Bus Stop Bikes is supplying 12 bikes for FreeWheelers, the new Middlesex University campus cycle hire scheme.

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Kisharon joins Social Enterprise UK

Kisharon has joined Social Enterprise UK, whose members are committed to changing the world through their businesses.

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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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It’s official: Equal is open!

Business is booming at Kisharon’s latest social enterprise, Equal, a gift and home accessory store at 818 Finchley Road, Temple Fortune, NW11 6XL.

 

 

 

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Mazeltov!

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

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Make your simcha a sweet occasion with ‘Bag My Treats’

Kisharon’s latest business venture is set to make your simcha an even sweeter occasion.

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Kisharon’s £35k business breakfast boost

Bradley Fried, Deputy Chairman of the Court of the Bank of England, proved a charismatic speaker when he addressed a 200-strong crowd at Kisharon’s inaugural business breakfast on Wednesday 11 November.

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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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Let Kisharon help you celebrate the New Year

Bought your New Year cards yet? It’s not too late to send a Kisharon greeting to your family and friends, and you can buy cards and even a scrumptious honey cake online.

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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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