As part of the their 75th anniversary celebrations The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) is delighted to announce that it unveiled a special commemorative plaque in honour of Sir Rudolf Bing at Glyndebourne on Wednesday 17 August. Sir Rudolf was General Manager at Glyndebourne between 1936 and 1949. …read more
We have received the following reports regarding the recent memorable Kindertransport train journey from Liverpool Street to Harwich. …read more
The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) was delighted to mark its 75th anniversary with a reception at the Wiener Library where AJR Chairman Andrew Kaufman announced the installation of a plaque in honour of Hans and Eva Reichmann. …read more
With the support of the AJR, World Jewish Relief has digitised the archives of the Jewish Refugees Committee, which were administered by the WJR’s predecessor, the Central British Fund. …read more
The AJR Outreach and Event Department welcomed Mike Freer MP for Finchley and Golders Green together with Sir Bernard Zissman, Former Mayor of Birmingham, to a lunch and lively discussion on Brexit. The benefits of voting In or Out were discussed at length and our members had many different views. We thank Mike Freer and Sir Bernard Zissman for their time. …link
The AJR is delighted to congratulate Freddie Knoller and other Holocaust survivors on receipt of their British Empire Medals. …link
The AJR’s annual 5 day trip took place this year in Yorkshire and 31 members attended.
A great time was had by all visiting York Minster, The Chocolate Experience, Bronte Parsonage, Bolton Abbey Steam Railway, Harewood House, Harlow Carr Gardens, Bettys and The Thackray Medical Museum. Food aplenty and many new friendships formed. A real highlight of the year from the Outreach and Events Department. …read more