News

JN EXCLUSIVE: ‘My son paid for his Judaism with his life’: Two months after his son, Yoav, was among four killed in a...
Jewish News invites YOU to quiz Boris Johnson!: Jewish News readers are being offered the chance to quiz London Mayor...
Countdown to the Israeli elections: Five movers and shakers’ to watch out for: Little more than two years since the ballot boxes were last counted,...
Ex-Hasmonean student becomes youngest mayor of Barnet: A former Hasmonean pupil has been elected as the youngest ever mayor of...
Countdown to Israeli elections: What’s at stake?: Ahead of this month’s Israeli elections, Stephen Oryszczuk considers the poll’s likely...
EXCLUSIVE: Rabbis scrap second day of yom tov for Pesach: Leading rabbinic authorities this week issued an unprecedented joint statement, instructing their communities...
VIDEO: The weirdest barmitzvah invitation ever…don’t miss the finale!: Usually, we’d write something here, but we are a little speechless. Just...
Israeli billionaire adds another 11 acres to London empire: An Israeli billionaire who last year bought Camden’s main markets has added...
The whole Megillah: Bibi evokes Purim story to blast Iran deal: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington the day before Purim...
Israeli Ambassador’s Scotland visit was victory for ‘free speech’: Israel’s Ambassador’s visit to Scotland has been heralded as a victory for...
Israeli Embassy slams ‘abhorrent’ Palestinian ‘terrorist homework’: Israel’s Embassy in the UK has condemned a homework sheet asking school...
Jewish community leaders meet to discuss potential charities merger: Dozens of Jewish communal leaders found themselves in the same room this...
George Galloway slams cancellation of Gilad Atzmon show as a ‘book burning’: Pro-Palestine MP George Galloway has berated the decision to cancel the concert...
Government-funded security for community must be ‘risk based’: Tessa Jowell has called for security at Jewish community organisations to be...
Prince William meets IsraAID workers on Japan visit: Israeli aid workers in Japan this said they were left “humbled” after...
Video and transcript of Netanyahu’s speech to Congress: Netanyahu: Thank you. (APPLAUSE) Thank you… (APPLAUSE) … Speaker of the House...
Israeli scientists sniff out origins of the handshake: Handshakes may have evolved to help us sniff each other out, Israeli...
Netanyahu tells Congress: ‘Iran threatens the entire world’: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told the US Congress that negotiations under way...
Philip Hammond: ‘Peace process has stalled pending the Israeli election’: The Middle East peace process has “stalled” ahead of the Israeli general...
Jewish human rights group welcomes report on detention of asylum seekers:   A Jewish human rights group has welcomed a parliamentary report that...
Netanyahu to be given a ‘bust of Churchill’ for speech at Congress: House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner plans to give Israeli prime minister...
Bibi to AIPAC: ‘I have moral obligation’ to speak on Iran threat: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has insisted that his plans to address...
Israeli lawyer on UK tour with ‘Kids Court in Conflict’ campaign: An Israeli lawyer has told young British Jews in London, Leeds and...
Russian Jews join protests after opposition figure Nemtsov is shot: Thousands of Russians have marched through central Moscow shouting “shame” and holding...

Features

France without tragedy: Break away in Juan les Pins on the Côte d’Azur: Tragic events across the Channel are not a reason to stop visiting...
Resource – Helping unemployed Jews get back in the workplace: Securing a job can be tough. Deborah Cicurel found a charity that...
Charity shopping means giving, and getting a bargain: Charity shops are ubiquitous on every high street, but don’t dismiss them,...
Global galloping gourmet: Secret recipes from top kosher restaurants: If you’re the sort of person who books their holiday around food,...
Daringly Able: Helping dementia sufferers hold on to their identity: Memory loss robs dementia sufferers of their identity. Jewish Care has found...
Challenge Tour: Teens who thought an Israel trip was too far: Louisa Shulman meets the teens who thought Israel tour was a trip...
The way we wed – reliving a century of simchas!: Rebecca Wallersteiner is cordially invited to relive a century of simchas at...
Top tips for Jewish Book Week 2015!: Jewish Book Week kicks off this weekend, with more than 6,000 guests...
When your face heads south, then take the thread-lift: When her face started heading south without her, Annie Hall took action…...
PREVIEW: ‘Cartoonists – foot soldiers of Democracy’: Just like the best political cartoons, Cartoonists manages to synthesise a vast subject in...
Juggling act: Cirque du Soleil’s clown prince David Shiner: Annie Hall meets Cirque du Soleil’s clown prince David Shiner ..  If...
Ayelet Gundar-Goshen’s passion for storytelling: One Night, Markovitch: With the launch of her new book this week, Israeli author Ayelet...

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Judaism

Two Voices: How are UK diaspora relations with Israel ahead of two elections? In this week’s two voices, we ask how strong are UK diaspora relations with Israel ahead of two general elections? ...
OPINION: Your answers on a postcard please… By Rabbi Miriam Berger I was touched to receive a beautiful email from the founder of a local mosque...
NEW: Welcome to our shul – this week: Borehamwood and Elstree  Synagogue: Borehamwood and Elstree Synagogue. Rabbi: Rabbi Chaim Kanterovitz and Rabbi Boruch Boudilovsky. When was the shul founded? 1955. How...
Ask the Rabbi: ‘How many Jews does it take to change a light-bulb?’ Purim really is still relevant Dear Rabbi, Why is it important to celebrate Purim with such exuberance each and...

Interfaith

OPINION: Tackle spread of violent extremism with education and reform By Imam, Qari Asim MBE -  Member of the Joseph Interfaith Foundation’s National Council of Imams & Rabbis  For...
Joint Jewish-Christian campaign launched to tackle anti-Semitism A new campaign is bringing together Jews and Christians to tackle anti-Semitism. The initiative from the Council of Christians...
Interfaith ‘pilgrimage’ across London will show shared commitment to respect Jewish religious leaders are to take part in a “pilgrimage” across London that will start in a mosque and...
European Interfaith leaders in ‘utter condemnation’ of Denmark violence European Interfaith leaders have united to condemn the twin Copenhagen attacks which left two murdered. The Gathering of European Muslim...

Opinion

OPINION: Why is the Jewish community resistant to gender equality? By Paul Anticoni, Chief Executive, World Jewish Relief I know what it’s like to be the only man in the house. The fight for the bathroom. The choice of evening television. My wife and daughters outnumber...
OPINION: Ugly irony of using boycott tactics to stop Gilad Atzmon By Gabriel Webber Make no mistake, Gilad Atzmon’s views are vile. Anyone who describes “Jewishness” as “a racist tendency” is never going to find much favour with me. And I have no problem whatsoever...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Crack the nut, kill the squirrel, chop the tree Sometimes the way the news is covered is more interesting than the news itself. The Israeli prime minister’s visit to the US this week was one such occasion. If we were being rational about it,...
OPINION: Tackle spread of violent extremism with education and reform By Imam, Qari Asim MBE -  Member of the Joseph Interfaith Foundation’s National Council of Imams & Rabbis  For the Muslim world, the year 2014 has been regularly punctuated by tragic and brutal massacres...
OPINION: Why March could shape the future of the Middle East By Claudia Mendoza The 30 June deadline for an agreement between Iran and the P5+1 (United States, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany) over the former’s nuclear program is fast approaching. Sceptics maintain no deal is...
OPINION: Bibi, don’t bottle out of making Israel a country I’d want to live in By Jenni Frazer I feel, as perhaps do many readers, in something of a Jewish overload. Never was the saying [with apologies to the title of this publication] “Jews are news” more true than...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Do Israelis have Bibi fatigue? Among the new faces vying for votes in next month’s Israeli election are impressive Arab lawyer Ayman Uda, darling of the right Miri Regev and Stav Shaffir, a tent city protester not yet turned 30. It’s a...
OPINION: Woody’s wrong – turns out we are a healthy tribe If we were to use Woody Allen as our source, we’d probably conclude Jews were among the least healthy – or, more accurately, least likely to think they were healthy – of all ethnic or...
OPINION: My Shabbat inside Oslo’s circle of peace exceeded all expectations By Adrian Needlestone This is the diary of my Shabbat at Bergstien. As the only synagogue in Oslo, just one of two in Norway, the “Mosaiske“ congregation in Bergstien is both anonymous and accessible....

Sport

Wingate & Finchley suffered a shock defeat at the...
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Hendon manager David Garbacz has warned treble-chasing rivals Norstar...
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Wigan have announced that Dave Whelan has resigned as...
England FC claimed another last-minnue winner as they beat...
The Over 40′s London Lions Masters Veterans side Lions...
Police have launched an investigation after reports of racist...
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