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A haven for troubled teens

My feature on the Boys Clubhouse, a centre which helps hundreds of young Jewish men get a new start in life, can be read here on the Jewish Chronicle website, or below:

The centre’s unmarked entrance seems fitting – the project inside is one of the Jewish community’s hidden treasures.

Despite being based in the centre of Hendon, north-west London, the Boys Clubhouse is largely unknown within Anglo-Jewry. Yet its essential work gives hundreds of young Jewish men a new start in life.

Run by Ari Leaman, the Clubhouse is central to efforts to tackle addiction problems and criminal behaviour among Jews … Continue Reading