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, 15th January – Geoff Bowden – Talk – Solo singers of the Swinging Sixties
Tuesday, 29th January – Stuart Nagler – Talk – The Prince’s Trust
Tuesday, 12th February – Dr. Brian Posner – Talk – Can we cure it? Maybe one day
Tuesday, 12th March – Dr. Helen Fry – Talk – A very secret war – bugging the Nazis in World War Two
Tuesday, 26th March – Carmen Hakham – Talk – Travels In East Asia
Tuesday, 9th April – Simon Gurevitz – Talk to us about Volkswagen, the NHS and sweetcorn – why you can’t believe the numbers
Tuesday, 30th April – Dr. John Matlin – Talk – Franklin D Roosevelt 1933-1945