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Mitzvah Day

Staff at the Times and Independent Series helped clear a woodland path in 2011 on Mitzvah Day

Winners of Times and Independent Series Mitzvah Day competition announced

Esther Rantzen joined Michael Sobell Sinai school pupils and Islamia school pupils delivering mosaics to the Barnet Refugee Service

'It's been awe-inspiring' - Thousands do a good turn on Mitzvah Day

Volunteers from both faiths gathered outside Morrison’s supermarket in Queensbury and collected food, toiletries and cash donations for charity

Jewish and Muslim volunteers show charity bridges all faiths

Louis Segal, from Hampstead Garden Suburb, hosts tea parties for the elderly – despite often being one of the oldest in the room

Volunteer, aged 95, urges others to Contact the Elderly

The school has built a good relationship with the care home and will be visiting on Mitzvah Day, on November 17, to have a musical afternoon

Primary pupils are Mitzvah Day example

Residential care homes and senior day-centres provide dedicated staff but they are increasingly stretched and therefore rely heavily on volunteers

Mitzvah Day: Join the Sunshine for Seniors Times Series challenge

'Life with the terminal will be hell'

Public meeting to discuss Mayor of London's plans to reduce crime

Mitzvah Day volunteers Rebecca Gore and Esther Gonzalez outside Sainsbury's, Golders Green.

Volunteers collect food for the homeless this Mitzvah Day

Members of synagogue and mosque get ready to lend a hand this Mitzvah Day

Football fans to muck in for Mitzvah Day

Edgware Cub Scout leader Ben Konyn gets his Mitzvah Day leaf badge at an event with the synagogue last year

All ages get stuck in to Mitzvah Day at Edgware synagogue

Political leaders pledge support for Mitzvah Day this Sunday

Plant trees this Mitzvah Day

Synagogue sets up fabulous five for Mitzvah Day

Staff at the Times Series helped clear a woodland path last year on Mitzvah Day

Community groups gear up for good deeds day

Juliet Schneiderman, Bob Blackman MP and Rabbi Mendel Lew

Children at synagogue make cards for police officers hurt in attack

Charitable charity gives something back this Mitzvah Day

Mitzvah Day team joined by Councillor Alison Moore (front) as they collect food for homeless

Shoppers donate thousands of food items to homeless

Jacob and Jonah Stanton receive a donation from former X Factor contestant Katie Waissel at Tesco, Hampstead.

Good deed day has celebrity factor in Hampstead

Students from Jewish Community Secondary School make toiletry hampers during lunchtime last Friday for Mitzvah Day

School marks good deed day with community service in Barnet

Children from the Finchley Progressive Synagogue deliver gifts and get well cards to children in Barnet Hospital

Finchley synagogue spreads good deeds to the sick on Mitzvah Day

Luke Wagner, Leah Fine and Dani Jacobson pack greeting cards for Kisharon

Green fingered volunteers transform garden for good deeds day

Business managers help Mill Hill school on Mitzvah Day

Business managers help Mill Hill school on Mitzvah Day

Councillors get ready to decorate entrance hall and dining room at Norwood residential home in Hendon

Barnet's dignitaries roll up sleeves for Mitzvah Day

Friern Barnet School wins national performance contest

Friern Barnet School wins national performance contest

The news team with British Trust of Conservation Volunteers at Coldfall Wood.

News team help with woodland project for Mitzvah Day

Times and Independent Series Mitzvah Day winner announced

Synagogues join forces for Mitzvah Day events

David Cameron

Three main party leaders back Mitzvah Day

Primary school to hold week of activities around Mitzvah Day

Synagogue and mosque members to work together for homeless charity

Trees planted for Mitzvah Day project

Miriam Rich, with daughter, Esther, Rae Zarrupp, and son Jacob

Mother encourages people to help for Mitzvah Day

Jewish Care’s chief executive Simon Morris (centre) joins in knitting scheme for Mitzvah Day

Charity knits blankets for Eastern Europe in preparation for Mitzvah Day

People sought for gardening good deed

Helping hands: Times and Independent series team getting their hands dirty last year

Times and Independent series searching for a good cause

Helping hands: Times and Independent series team getting their hands dirty last year

Win our news team for Mitzvah Day

Borough's volunteers lend a helping hand for good deeds day

Good deeds day volunteers cleans up parks

Young and old unite to clean up field for Mitzvah Day

Young and old unite to clean up field for Mitzvah Day

Thousands support Mitzvah Day and Sewa Day

Synagogue projects create 'meaningful' day

Fiona Cripps, David Cowton, centre manager and Andrew Londero, plants manager, at Mill Hill Garden Centre, which generously gave plants and equipment towards the project

News team spruces up school garden for Mitzvah Day

Tony Blair praises Mitzvah Day for "building bridges" between faiths

Tony Blair praises Mitzvah Day for "building bridges" between faiths

Mike Freer MP

MP and councillors announce Mitzvah Day plans

Theresa Villiers MP

MP to lend a hand for Mitzvah Day

Synagogue calls for more Mitzvah Day volunteers

Primary school wins volunteers for Mitzvah Day

Primary school wins volunteers for Mitzvah Day

Multi-faith Mitzvah Day entertainment event planned in Golders Green

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