News

Community news roundup: 26-31 August: A commemorative tea party, Israeli dance and a lesson in scuba diving:...
Extreme anti-Israel group plans meeting to create Sharia state in UK: Concerns were raised last night over plans by an extreme Muslim anti-Israel...
JLGB wins share of £10m grant:   The Jewish Lads’ & Girls’ Brigade was celebrating this week after...
Complaints over Oxfam’s Gaza advert: The Charity Commission has written to Oxfam over a newspaper advertisement it...
Jews and Muslims speak as one in wake of Gaza ceasefire: Relations between Britain’s Jewish and Muslim leaders reached new levels of public...
Bristol film festival refuses funding from Israeli Embassy: Another boycott controversy blackened the British arts scene this week when a...
Israel’s supporters must do more to convince Labour, says ambassador: Israel’s Ambassador has spoken of the need for the country’s supporters to...
Mazeltov, Helen and Maurice! Couple celebrate 80th wedding anniversary: A Jewish couple who met in 1929 have celebrated 80 years of...
Anger as Zara withdraws striped kids t-shirt with yellow star:  The international clothing company Zara has apologised after a receiving a barrage...
Chief Rabbi nominated for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: A London Orthodox Rabbi has taken up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge...
Blair welcomes Israel-Hamas open-ended ceasefire: Former prime minister Tony Blair has welcomed the announcement of an open-ended...
Uruguay’s Communists to remove anti-Israel mural: From naughty murals to marrying a Rothschild, if there’s one place you...
Hummus vs. Hamas: The Ice Bucket Challenge gets political: Many of you will have seen your Facebook feeds deluged with Ice...
Jewish centre in Mumbai reopens after 2008 attack: Dozens of rabbis from around the world have attended the emotional reopening...
BREAKING: Long-term ceasefire agreed, claims Hamas: A senior Hamas terrorist says that a ceasefire has been reached with Israel...
Hundreds to rally for ‘zero tolerance’ against anti-Semitism: An estimated 1,000 people will gather in central London this weekend to demand greater...
Daniel Tregerman, first Israeli child victim of Protective Edge, laid to rest: Four-year-old Daniel Tregerman, the first Israeli child to be killed since the...
SPECIAL REPORT: Deborah Lipstadt on the rise of ‘softcore’ Holocaust denial: Against the worrying backdrop of anti-Semitism that has surged since the Gaza...
Gaza tower blocks targeted: Israel has bombed two large high-rise buildings in Gaza City with dozens...
Lord Attenborough and his cherished kindertransport ‘sisters’: Lord “Dickie” Attenborough, the Oscar-winning director and prolific movie-maker who died on...
Qatar denies backing Islamic extremists – despite hosting Hamas leader: Qatar – the Gulf state that’s home to Hamas leader  Khaled Mashaal – has...

Features

Jewish Heroes of World War One: Bob Block: By Sophie Lipton Bob Block joined the Army in 1911 at the...
REVIEW: Pulling The City was Edinburgh Fringe’s loss: After its dramatic relocation from the Edinburgh Fringe to JW3, Fiona Leckerman...
SPECIAL REPORT: Deborah Lipstadt on the rise of ‘softcore’ Holocaust denial: Against the worrying backdrop of anti-Semitism that has surged since the Gaza...
Jewish human rights champion Helen Bamber dies aged 89: A Jewish psychotherapist and human rights champion who worked with Holocaust survivors...
A Bournemouth summer just like the old days: Back in the days when staying in the UK rather than jetting...
Honey & Co share some tasty Middle Eastern recipes: Husband and wife team Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer of Honey & Co...
WIN! A bugaboo+storksak changing bag worth £250!: Bugaboo and award-winning British brand Storksak, known for their high-quality changing bags,...
Meet the new UJS President leading Jewish students into the year ahead: As the new University year draws nearer, it is time to welcome...
Jumping aboard a 17-seater plane to the Isles of Scilly: Stephen Oryszczuk and his wife take ‘the big plane’ to an island...

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Judaism

Desert Island Texts: No 48 This week, Rabbi Elli Tikvah Sarah, of Brighton & Hove Progressive Synagogue, selects Nitzavim 30 11:14 As I go...
Sedra: Re’eh • By Rabbi Zvi Solomons Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a big...
Opinion: Our youth movements are rich in education Rabbi Yuval Kerem One early winter morning we drove our two little treasures to their first youth movement camp....
Torah for today 21/08/14 What does the torah say about Shimon Peres • By Rabbi Ariel Abel Shimon Peres, born Szymon Perski in...

Opinion

EDITOR’S OPINION: Ceasefire brings Israel back to the status quo AN OPEN-ENDED ceasefire came into effect on Tuesday between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip. If not peace, then at least this is quiet. For now. Fifty days of fighting – Israel’s longest conflict...
OPINION: is UNWRA in cahoots with Hamas? By Rabbi Menahem Lester “Eyeless in Gaza: at the mill with slaves”. Thus spoke the English poet, John Milton,  400 years ago, about the blinded Sampson. During the ‘Protective Edge’ campaign in Gaza, the...
Louise Mensch: As a non-Jew, I’m appalled by the anti-Semitism this war has unleashed By Louise Mensch, author This has truly been the Summer of Satan, and I’m only half joking. Every week a fresh horror to eclipse the week before. I write on the night when it...

Sport

Dudi Sela claimed only his second Grand Slam win...
Blizzard Storm made a major statement of intent over...
THERE WON’T be too many higher-profile sporting names than...
Maccabi GB’s futsal team got their pre-season preparations off...
The football agent who was the victim of racial...
American teenager Noah Rubin saw his first ever Grand...
The Maccabi GB Masters Football League Tour are set...
A superb first half display saw Wingate take the...
Shahar Peer got her US Open campaign off to...
Israel qualified for their twelfth consecutive EuroBasket tournament on Sunday...
The fixtures for the first three weeks of the...