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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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Mayor’s award for our six volunteers

Six outstanding Kisharon volunteers were presented with certificates by the Mayor of Barnet Councillor Brian Salinger at the Volunteers’ Week volunteering fair at the Arts Depot in Finchley. The six were Sarah Adler, Peter Lewinson, Terry Markewicz, Eliezer Gilbert, Lisa Silverbeck and David Shemtob.

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Sarah hits the big time

You’ll see our much-loved volunteer, Sarah, at Kisharon, but her smiling face appears all over Barnet this month.

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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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Choose a Challenge for 2017

Our 2017 Challenge Events booklet is out now, so take on a Kisharon challenge in 2017!

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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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A bumper Mitzvah Day for Kisharon

Learning disabilities charity Kisharon teamed up with three synagogues and Maccabi GB for an action-packed Mitzvah Day.

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Eliezer Gilbert wins JVN volunteering award

Kisharon and charity GIFT celebrated at the Wohl JVN Volunteering Awards 2016 when Eliezer Gilbert, 25, picked up the Young Adult Leadership in Volunteering prize.

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“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.