AJEX Shabbat at Kenton Synagogue
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Wednesday 28th November 2018

The 17th November was AJEX Shabbat in Kenton, and a moving civic ceremony was held at the end of the morning services, beautifully led by Rabbi Yehudah Black and Dr Robert Brody.

Guests included:

Deputy Lieutenant Miss Mei Sim Lai OBE, the Queen’s Representative for the London Borough of Brent
The Mayor of the London Borough of Brent Cllr Arshad Mahmood
Barry Gardiner MP for North Brent
Bob Blackman MP for Harrow East
Several Brent Ward and Harrow Ward Councillors
Navin Shah London Assembly member for Brent & Harrow
The community was honoured in that Lieutenant Commander Jon Littman of the Royal Navy, who grew up in Kenton, came as a guest and spoke about his work and about the Jewish presence in HM Armed Forces.

A Kiddush was held after the ceremony, in honour of the members of Kenton, Wembley and Willesden branch of AJEX.