A medium range Grad rocket fired from the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel on Tuesday night, as alarms sounded across the region. No damage was caused, but a teenager was treated for shock.
The rocket attack induced an Ashdod woman, who had run to a shelter as the sirens sounded, to give birth.
The South London Jewish Services (SLJS) website newsletter page provides quick access to the June 2015 editions of three useful documents:
- What’s On in South London for Adults
- What’s On: Babies, Children and Teenagers
- Kosher Food Outlets
Other helpful documents are on the same SLJS page:
- Private Care Agencies
- Red Cross Care in the home
- Our Service Leaflet
Shabbat, 22 May 2015: special kiddush in Shul to celebrate the forthcoming marriage of Ben and Chloe.
Shavuot, Satuday: learning at the Rabbi’s house from 10.30pm.
Shavuot, Sunday: services for children of all ages during the service, then an ice cream kiddush – before the Shavuot lunch in Shul.
During the week: WIZO annual lunch at the home of the Carsons on Wednesday, and Kaddish Club at the Rabbi’s on Thursday evening.
The Nightingale Tea Dance is Sunday, 31 May, and the Ladies’ Guild Dinner is the next Sunday, 7 June.
Israel Update 20 May 2015
by Hazel Green
Three border police officers were wounded Wednesday in a Palestinian car-ramming attack in Jerusalem. Arab bystanders hurled stones at security forces as they arrived at the scene.
Israel Update 14 May 2015
by Hazel Green
On 14 May 1948 in the civil calendar, the State of Israel was proclaimed.
Four people were injured, one seriously, after a vehicle drove into a bus stop in the West Bank, in a possible terror attack Thursday afternoon. A suspect has been arrested.
May 2015: South London Community Support Service Forum
The next Forum will be held on Monday 13th July at Nightingale, 105 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NB. The main subject at this forum will be “Asset Based Community Development”.
This is a large and growing project that considers the local assets as the primary building blocks of sustainable community development. (ABCD Institute UK, Martin Simon). An asset based approach takes account of all the assets at hand – people, buildings, community and resources (our own and those we can call upon).