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    Shabbat at Jewish Care

    21 Dec 2016

    Emma Shrimsley looks at some of the initiatives that make Shabbat at Jewish Care.

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    Leadership is about opening the heart

    26 Oct 2016

    Sonia Douek's blog about leadership qualities and the respect that communities can pay to each other.

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    Although we have many differences, there is one quality we all share

    22 Sep 2016

    Sonia Douek's blog about the Paralympics and what it means to belong to a community

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    A personal celebration and a time to plan for the future

    25 Aug 2016

    Careline - Summer 2016: Jewish Care’s chief executive Simon Morris shares his views on the introduction of the National Living Wage, staff salaries and Brexit...

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    Specialist food on the move

    25 Aug 2016

    Careline 2016: Nikki Saunders looks at the development of Jewish Care's food services for vulnerable people in the community...

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    Ask us a question

    25 Aug 2016

    Careline - Summer 2016: Our free confidential helpline provides advice and information about support on offer either from Jewish Care or other local service providers. These are some of the questions our trained staff have been dealing with recently...

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    The digital way forward

    25 Aug 2016

    Careline - Summer 2016: Read how investment in technology at Jewish Care is providing new services and support for the community....

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    I am invisible simply because others refuse to see

    29 Jul 2016

    Sonia Douek's blog about the importance of being inclusive with all members of our community and beyond....

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    Moving away from what is wrong to what is strong

    07 Jun 2016

    Sonia Douek blogs that people who need support and advice should not be turned into victims who are suddenly helpless. Rather we should look to build on their strengths to help them find a solution...

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    Prioritise volunteering - shape communities

    12 May 2016

    Sonia Douek, blogs about the benefits that involvement in volunteering can have on local and wider community groups.

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    Spotlight: Rosie's Little Bubulas

    04 May 2016

    Jewish Care's first baby and toddler music class "Rosie's Little Bubalas" was set up in May 2015 by Jenna Kay (nee Sweet). She named the group in memory of her grandma Rosie Sweet who spent the last year of her life....

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    Spotlight: Young Volunteers

    28 Jan 2016

    18 year old Krishny Shibi is one of hundreds of young volunteers who spend time every week volunteering for Jewish Care. They all have one thing in common....