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Edgware Women's Lodge

For further information about the Lodge’s activities and programme contact the President Naomi Lesser


Edgware Women’s Lodge is an active and vibrant Lodge. It is run by our President, Naomi Lesser, and a supportive Council. Our Lodge recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. We meet fortnightly in the daytime, with meetings held at Jewish Care’s Gordon Court.

We welcome visitors to our meetings, who often join our friendly Lodge.

Excellent speakers’ talks in our forthcoming programme include something for all interests, ranging from “Jewish Refugees of the Middle East and North Africa”, to “Glenn Miller, the man and His Music”. A main attraction of our meetings is the delicious lunch of home-made sandwiches and cakes, provided at a very moderate cost.

Edgware Women’s Lodge raises funds for UK and Israeli causes, including BBUK core charities, the Jews of the Ukraine, and the Israeli town of Qiryat Gat.

In addition we maintain personal contact with “our” Israeli family, who were victims of a terrorist attack, and we send Chanucah gifts to their four children.

Social functions include a Members’ Summer Lunch; we also host a Succoth Tea for the elderly residents of Gordon Court.


Tuesday, 22nd August – Lynne Bradley – a talk about “From Ballet to Bagels”

Tuesday, 5th September – Succoth Party

Tuesday, 26th September – The Jewish East End

Tuesday, 17th October – Glueckel of Hameln: a Jewish woman in a Gentile world

Tuesday, 31st October – The effects of terrorism in Israel and the United Kingdom

Tuesday, 14th November – The work of UJIA in the Twenty-first Century

Tuesday, 28th November – The History of Money

Tuesday, 12th December – Gutsy women: a history of women’s achievements in London