Launch of "Young Jerusalem Foundation" at House of Lords

Launch Of Young Jerusalem Foundation At House Of LordsL to R - Susan Winton UK Director Jerusalem Foundation, Hannah Manson Chair of the Young Jerusalem Foundation, Lord Harry Woolf, Lord Robert Winston.

50 people enjoyed drinks and canapés at the Launch of the new "Young Jerusalem Foundation" group at the stunning River Room at the House of Lords hosted by Lord Andrew Stone of Blackheath

Guest of honour Lord Harry Woolf, former Lord Chief Justice, was interviewed at the event by barrister and Chair of the Young Jerusalem Foundation Hannah Manson. Lord Woolf highlighted his report as Chief Inspector of Prisons following the uprisings at HM Strangeways Prison Manchester in 1990 in which he recommended major reform of the prison service. Mentioning also that he and his wife had even spent a night in a prison under a special scheme to experience what it was like. Lord Woolf also touched on his role in the Jamie Bulger murder case.

 

Susan Winton, UK Director of the Jerusalem Foundation said: "We were delighted to welcome so many new faces to the House of Lords. I would like to thank everyone for making it such a successful and fascinating evening and look forward to many more Young Jerusalem Foundation events."