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Golders Green
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Borough:Barnet
County:Greater London
Region:Greater London
Nation:England
Other
Ceremonial County:Greater London
Traditional County:Middlesex
Postal County:London

Golders Green is a place in the London Borough of Barnet. It is principally a retail district centred on the Golders Green Road, and the cross roads with the Finchley Road. There is a tube station, a bus station with services available to many parts of London, and a national coach station. There is a library (http://www.barnet.gov.uk/cultural_services/libraries/golders_green.php3), and the local newspapers are The Hendon and Finchley Times (http://www.hendontimes.co.uk/) and the Hampstead and Highgate Express (http://www.hamhigh.co.uk/content/camden/hamhigh/default/)

Golders Green has had a thriving Jewish community since the 1900s. Kosher food (http://jewishpeople.net/BLOOMS9.jpg), restaurants (http://jewishpeople.net/BLOOMSRESTAURANT.html) and accommodation (http://www.allinlondon.co.uk/hotels/102274_king-solomon-hotel.php) are available. Dunstan Road (http://www.unitedsynagogue.org.uk/syn_profiles/golders_green.htm) synagogue opened in 1922. There are now a number of synagogues and schools. During the winter festival of Chanuka a large Chanukia, a nine branch candle holder, is lit each night of the festival's eight days.

See also History of Golders Green

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