News

Solidarity Shabbat: David Cameron reaffirms pledge to fight ‘evil’ of anti-Semitism: David Cameron has described anti-Semitism as “one of the greatest evils of humanity”...
WATCH: Israel’s teenage Eurovision hopeful qualifies for Saturday’s final!: Israel have qualified for the final of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest - their first...
Arise Sir Eric Pickles! Tory Friends of Israel chair to be knighted: Former Communities Secretary Eric Pickles is to be given a knighthood, Downing Street has...
Kosher bakery ordered to pay £28,000 fine for mice and cockroach infestation: A kosher bakery has been ordered to pay £28,000 for an infestation...
IN PICTURES: Norwood junior ride and run: A total of 300 young athletes raced to victory in Norwood’s 18th...
‘Ultimate nightmare’ of nuclear terrorism if Iran goes nuclear, warns Dermer: Israel’s ambassador to America warned of an “ultimate nightmare” of nuclear terrorism...
Boris Johnson: Police will respond to ‘incitement to hatred’ over anti-Semitic demonstration: London Mayor Boris Johnson has pledged the police will respond to any...
Far-right groups planning demonstration ‘against Jewish privilege’ in Golders Green: Anti-Semitic and far-right groups are planning a major demonstration “against Jewish privilege”...
IN PICTURES: Beit Halochem golf day:   The sunniest day of the year helped create the perfect atmosphere...
IN PICTURES: Tikva UK dinner raises £1m for orphans in Ukraine: More than £1million was raised for orphaned kids in Odessa, Ukraine at...
Amy Winehouse’s family upset over ‘misleading’ documentary: A documentary about tragic Jewish singer Amy Winehouse, which her family has...
Blatter keen to calm Palestinian FIFA dispute: FIFA President Sepp Blatter is confident the Palestinian Football Association will be...
Bride of Belsen Gena Turgel’s letter of thanks to The Queen: The Queen will honour the victims of Bergen Belsen during a visit...
Arkush: ‘I want to be a board president for all’: Lawyer Jonathan Arkush has said he wants to be a Board of Deputies...
Labour’s mayoral hopefuls build bridges with community: Labour’s candidates for London Mayor this week moved to build bridges with...
Palestinian killed after ramming car into Israeli border guards: A Palestinian man in a vehicle ran over two police officers in east Jerusalem, police...
Leading scholar on anti-Semitism, Robert Wistrich dies at 70: A leading expert on anti-Semitism has died of a heart attack in Rome,...
Bibi stops ‘unacceptable’ plan to segregate West Bank buses: Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called off a proposed plan to...
George Galloway blames parliamentary expenses complaint on ‘Tel Aviv lawyers’: Former Respect MP George Galloway has blamed “Tel Aviv lawyers” for a police investigation...
Charedi teacher convicted of sexual abuse of underage girls: A Charedi teacher and son of a Beth Din judge has been...
Death of Jewish student in Germany likely to have been a “constructed set-up”: An apparent suicide-by-road-accident of a north London student in Germany is likely...
New Israeli Government poses in traditional group picture with president: The new Israeli government poses for the traditional group picture with President Rivlin...
Beyond Belief Festival heralds value of positive interfaith action: The Jewish News has a dedicated INTERFAITH section with Pears Foundation. If you...
Jonathan Arkush and Richard Verber elected to lead Board: The Board of Deputies ushered in a new era last weekend with...

Features

Cue the music! Taking my eight year old to her first outdoor concert: Annie Hall parked her prejudices to take her daughter to an outdoor...
WIN! A pair of tickets worth nearly £200 to see Jackie Mason Live at The Adelphi in ‘Ready to Rumble’!:   The Jewish News is offering one lucky reader a pair of...
A glamorous affair: In search of a slice of countryside luxury: Alex Galbinski checks in to the Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club,...
Eurovision 2015: Meet Israel’s teen hopeful Nadav Guedj: As The Eurovision Song Contest first semi-final kicks off, Spencer Barnett speaks...
When the story works: Making people stars of their own legacy: One woman has used her business accumen to help people become stars...
Alice in Wonderland: a hole new experience not to be missed!: To mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Caroll’s ‘Alice’s...
Heaven is a place on berth! A cruise in French Polynesia: Mark Silver reflects on his luxurious and romantic cruise in idyllic French...
ON THIS DAY: Arab armies invade Israel as War of Independence begins: On this day (15/05/1948), the War of Independence began. After the establishment...
Jackie Mason interview: ‘At my age I should have died already!’: Despite a “farewell show” three years ago, Suzanne Baum finds veteran comic...
VIDEO: Drone footage captures stunning beauty of Dead Sea region: A drone captured the beauty of Israel’s dead sea region, in a...
ON THIS DAY: Israel established as a Jewish State: On this day – 14/05/1948, Israel was established as a Jewish state following...
Sarah Ezekiel: The paralysed painter who creates masterpieces using just her eyes: Rebecca Wallersteiner talks to artist Sarah Ezekiel, who – despite suffering from...

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Judaism

Welcome to our shul! This week – Kingston, Surbiton and District Synagogue Synagogue Kingston, Surbiton & District Synagogue Rabbi In a joint leadership role, Rabbi Samuel Landau and his wife Shoshana...
Desert Island Texts: Why Is There An Orange On The Seder Plate? If you were cast away on an island with just one Jewish text for company, which would you choose?...
OPINION: We can’t gamble on an education By Rabbi Malcolm Cohen It was only when I became a parent that I truly realised the importance of...
TWO VOICES: How can the new Conservative government unify the country? This week’s Two Voices asks: how can the new Conservative government unify the country? Rabbi Peter Tobias says… Jewish...

Interfaith

Beyond Belief Festival heralds value of positive interfaith action The Jewish News has a dedicated INTERFAITH section with Pears Foundation. If you want to contribute please contact Online Editor:...
OPINION: Why history teaches us the importance of knowing our neighbours By Liz Carnelley, Programme Director Near Neighbours Recently, while meeting someone at the offices of the Council of Christians...
Interfaith events mark Vatican’s historic shift towards good Christian-Jewish ties A series of events across the UK has heralded the 50th anniversary year of a crucial Vatican document which...
Archbishop: Move beyond “bland statements of anaemic intent” in Interfaith dialogue The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken of the need to move beyond interfaith dialogue characterised by “bland statements of...

Opinion

OPINION: Would the community really want a Jewish prime minister? By Gabriel Hershman Does the Jewish community really want a Jewish prime minister? I ask the question in general terms. Once a Jewish politician, irrespective of his political persuasion, becomes a senior figure, especially the...
Readers’ Letters: ‘Jew hatred getting fashionable again’ Is this Reisel’s vision for the West Bank? Dear Sir, I write in response to Dan Reisel’s opinion piece attacking Netanyahu’s new government [‘Israel’s hard-right coalition is drilling an anti-democratic hole in our boat’,...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: A timely Royal reminder A timely Royal reminder Auschwitz is the ultimate symbol of Nazi evil, but it is Bergen Belsen that’s most informed this country’s relationship with the Holocaust – from liberation by the British army to Richard...
OPINION: We can’t gamble on an education By Rabbi Malcolm Cohen It was only when I became a parent that I truly realised the importance of finding a good school. Until that time my school quality awareness was limited to a...
OPINION: Our community’s complacency opposing the far-right is disconcerting By staff at Jewdas On 4th July, a rag-tag assortment of fascist groups have decided to target North London’s Jewish community, and we don’t feel we can count on the authorities that be to oppose them...
OPINION: I’m sad Laura didn’t win – but Jonny is my guilty pleasure! By Andrew Gilbert, Trustee, London Jewish Forum Jonathan Arkush is my guilty pleasure. While this might sound a strange line from one of Laura Marks’s campaign managers, it tells more about knowing Jonathan for some...
JENNI FRAZER: If Bibi’s smart, he’ll deal with the Pope’s loved-up ‘angel of peace’ By columnist, Jenni Frazer Readers of a certain age will be aware of the injunction: “Always keep ahold of nurse, for fear of finding something worse.” It comes from Hilaire Belloc’s Cautionary Tales for Children...
OPINION – Tulip Siddiq MP: We must listen, act and speak out to stop anti-Semitism By Tulip Siddiq, MP for Hampstead and Kilburn  Last week, the Institute for Jewish Policy Research published a report which highlighted the diverse and often contradictory data on UK anti-Semitism. It is a sober, thorough...
SADIQ KHAN: I want to be a Muslim Mayor that stands up for Jewish rights Sadiq Khan is a candidate to be Labour’s nomination for Mayor of London   As someone aspiring to be a unifying Mayor of such a fantastically diverse city I want to reach out for support...

Sport

Dudi Sela will be Israel’s sole singles representative at...
The draw for the semi-finals of this season’s MGBSFL/Masters...
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s only male representative in...
Maccabi Tel Aviv won their first Israeli State Cup...
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is confident the Palestinian Football...
Israel’s U19 women’s team have been handed a favourable...
If you fancy having a flutter on the gee-gees,...
SUNDAY AFTERNOON proved to be a case of third...
FIFA President Sepp Blatter met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
The three tennis squads who will be representing Team...