Charity information


JW3 is an arts and cultural community centre. It is inclusive for anyone interested in arts, heritage and culture with a rich programme of activities. Since opening in 2013, over 200,000 people have visited each year. We are proud to be inclusive, engaging, inspiring and welcoming to all people, and receive approximately 4000-45000 visitors each week. The widest range of people are engaged with JW3, across all ages, backgrounds, affiliation, belief, ability, gender, race, or religion.

Founded 2013

  • Mission statement

    Our vision is to be at the heart of a vibrant, diverse, unified British-Jewish community, inspired by and engaged with Jewish arts, culture, learning and life. We will achieve our vision by: creating outstanding events, activities, classes and courses - the diversity of which reflects the diversity of our community, offering multiple entry points into Jewish life, culture and community for the widest possible range of people regardless of age, background or belief and increasing the quality, variety and volume of Jewish conversation in London and beyond.

  • Aims

    JW3 aims to:

    • Community Programming core to this is our commitment to creating stronger ties between Jews and non-Jews through a range of intitiatives, projects and programmes, enhancing mutual understanding.
    • Elderly enrichment - older visitors are engaged through a range of activities, interests, exhibitions, socialisation opportunities and a healthy inhouse cafe, promoting activity and wellbeing.
    • Holocaust enrichment programme - JW3 collates and distributes this to some 2700 holocaust survivors and refugees and provides a specific enrichment programme, with whole-cost subsidy in cases of need
    • JW3 provides a dedicated programme for young famillies, for example Family Friday nights for those who may not be part of a community, to come together. Often famillies have never been affiliated.
    • Gateways is a vocational development programme for young people 15-25 offering learning and support outside of mainstream education. Students learn practical and vocational skills.
  • Overview

    Established: October 2013

    Registered Charity Number: 1156248

    Board members: 17

    Full time staff: 79

    Part time staff: 17

    Volunteers: 360

    Phone number: 0207 433 8961

    Address: 341-351 Finchley Road NW3 6ET

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