News

Below you will find any news and events that Ajex are a part of.

Annual Parade & Re-Union 2014
This Year's Parade will be on Sunday November 16th. Fall-In on Horse Guards Parade at 1.30 pm. The Remembrance Ceremony at the Cenotaph, led by the Chief Rabbi begins at 2.30 pm. The Reviewing Officer will be Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL. We look forward to a large attendance and request that all members of AJEX endeavour to attend this important event in our calendar. This year there are additional facilities for those who do not wish to march. The Reunion Tea will be at the same venue as last year. Please book your tickets as soon as possible as numbers are limited.

Arboretum
Our Annual Remembrance Ceremony and Parade took place yesterday before the largest number of Members and Visitors for many years. Guests of Honour were our Normandy Veterans who flanked our Reviewing Officer Lt. Colonel Simon Soskin of the Grenadier Guards, Brigade Major of the Household Division.It was a most impressive and emotional event.

Catterick Garrison 1945
Apologies that this is sideways but as it is historic we thought we would display it anyway. Does anyone have any recollection or information about this? We have searched the records but have been unable to find any information. If you can help please email chairman@ajex.org.uk or telephone Head Office on 0208 202 2323.

Paris - Annual Re-Kindling of Flame at the Arc de Treiomphe
AJEX are currently in Paris and yesterday joined their French Colleagues and Members of the Marquis at the Annual Re-Kindling of the Eternal Flame at the Arc de Triomphe. They were joined by many Dignitaries including the Mayor of Paris and many Ambassadors & Diplomats.

ANZAC Day Friday 25th April 2014
AJEX will again take part in this Annual Parade and an AJEX Wreath will be laid at the Cenotaph in Whitehall. This is a most moving ceremony and AJEX is honoured to be represented.

For King & Country?
The Jewish Military Museum (Part of AJEX) in partnership with the Jewish Museum are holding an Exhibition about the "Jewish Experience of the First World War". This is being staged at the Jewish Museum from 19th March until 10th August 2014 at the Jewish Museum in Camden, London. This landmark event will be of interest to all AJEX Members as well as the wider Jewish Community.The Official opening by Lord West of Spithead was held on Tuesday 18th March 2014. At the vent before a very large gathering, the AJEX President, Lord Sterling explained the proposed merger between the Jewish Military Museum and the Jewish Museum.

AJEX is now on Facebook
You can now follow AJEX on Facebook, just click on the link on the AJEX Homepage. Those of you who met HRH Prince Michael of Kent at the Remembrance Parade and Reunion may view photos there and order copies.

AJEX Parade and Reunion 2013
The 2013 AJEX Remembrance Parade at the Cenotaph was a great success, as was the Reunion that followed. Video is now on-line, just click above here.Photos are also available to view in the Gallery. Nationally AJEX Branches also held Ceremonies throughout the UK.



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