News

Teens to visit all tube stations in one day for charity, for the second time: Two teenage friends are set to visit all 270 Underground stations in...
Ground penetrating radar helps rediscovery of Vilna’s Great Synagogue: Ground penetrating radar has led to the rediscovery of the Great Synagogue...
Over 60,000 back campaign to honour Sir Nicholas Winton with a stamp: More than 50,000 people have backed a Jewish News campaign calling for...
YOU’RE FINED! Lord Sugar’s anti-Semitic Twitter troll ordered to pay compensation: A teenager has been ordered to pay compensation to Lord Alan Sugar...
Man arrested for assault outside shul and anti-Semitic slurs: An 21-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated assault...
Enter Jewish News’ design competition marking the Queen’s record-breaking reign!: Budding young artists could be crowned the king or queen of the...
Arson attack kills Palestinian child in “barbaric act of terrorism”: Israel’s Prime Minister has condemned a “horrific, heinous” arson attack in the...
Six stabbed by man at Jerusalem gay pride parade: An ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revellers at Jerusalem‘s annual...
Einat Wilf touted as a possible successor to Ron Prosor: Former Labor politician Einat Wilf has been touted as a possible successor...
Community news-roundup: This week’s community-news roundup! If you want to send in your community...
Sasha is runner-up on Child Genius after Anne Frank inspired round: A 12-year-old expert on the life of Anne Frank has been crowned...
WATCH: Sadiq Khan pledges to fight “disgraceful” anti-Semitism if elected Mayor: Labour mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan has pledged to call out anti-Semitism “wherever it...
Israel passes law permitting force-feeding of hunger-strikers: Israel’s parliament has passed a contentious law that would permit the force-feeding...
Demolition of Susiya labelled ‘unjust’ by nearly 50 rabbis:   The growing campaign to prevent the demolition of homes in the...
WATCH: Israel’s Deputy PM Silvan Shalom opens London Stock Exchange: Israel’s Deputy prime minister, Silvan Shalom, has opened the London Stock Exchange today....
BREAKING NEWS: Netanyahu to visit London for bilateral talks in September: Benjamin Netanyahu is to hold talks in London this September, Israeli media...
Tributes to outgoing Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub: There were superlatives aplenty this week as the community bid a fond...
Concern over “one-sided and partisan” literature promoted by NUT on Middle East: Jewish leaders have expressed concern over a new educational resource being promoted...
Anti-Semitic incidents rise by 53 percent in first half of 2015: A 53 percent rise in anti-Semitic incidents has been recorded by the...
Chief Rabbi: Autopsy ruling a “victory for common sense”: A legal decision to allow scans in place of autopsies has been...
IN PICTURES: Sir Eric Pickles leads parliamentary delegation to Israel: Sir Eric Pickles has led a group of MPs on a delegation to Israel....
Rabbi defends showing ‘The Gatekeepers’ on Tisha B’Av, following complaints: A senior London rabbi has defended his decision to show a controversial...
Amnesty’s “compulsive obsessiveness” with Israel branded “fundamentally flawed”: Amnesty International has been accused of “compulsive obsessiveness” when it comes to...
Kerry warns of “no other options” if Congress does not back Iran deal: US secretary of state John Kerry has warned sceptical politicians not to...

Features

SPECIAL REPORT: Beware the cyber-spy hiding in your fridge: The internet has transformed our lives, but in so doing it has...
Enter Jewish News’ design competition marking the Queen’s record-breaking reign!: Budding young artists could be crowned the king or queen of the...
Fiddler on the Roof at the Proms gets ripples of Mazel Tov!: By Fiona Leckerman The Fiddler’s first notes played to a packed BBC...
Groom for improvement – The agony of being a ‘fit’ Jewish husband: Craig Kent on the agony of being a ‘fit’ Jewish husband “EXFOLIATE…...
SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Our mental health services are just not acceptable’: Rabbi Michael Hilton talks to Caron Kemp about his mission to find...
Spa gazing: Four top spots for peace and relaxation: Sometimes a solitary day of peace and massage is better than a...
She Nails it! Providing colourful tips to the rich and famous: Providing colourful tips for the rich and famous is a full-time job...
A week in the life of… Norwood!: To truly understand Norwood, you have to see what it does first...
No pain no gain for a healthier lifestyle..: If Alex Galbinski keeps repeating the ‘no pain no gain’ mantra, perhaps...
What you need before, during and after your hols: Annie Hall has found the products you need before, during and after...
Need summer inspiration? How to dress seasonally with ease: As the owner of two popular north London boutiques, Suzanne Doani shares...
Thesparklelicious: Beauty & The Web: Move over Zoella, Israeli-born blogger Avia Amos (aka ‘thesparklelicious’) is sharing her...

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Judaism

OPINION: Let us always take stock   By Rabbi Miriam Berger I, like so many parents, recently sat full of pride and a little emotional...
Desert Island Texts: Second verse of Bereishit If you were cast away on an island with just one Jewish text for company, which would you choose?...
TWO VOICES: Q: How can youth connect with their Judaism over the summer? In this week’s Two Voices, our guests talk about how youth can connect with their Judaism over the summer....
Torah for Today: What the Torah says about…. The Greek Bailout? by Rabbi Ariel Abel In this week’s Torah for Today, we answer what the Torah says about… The Greek...

Interfaith

Buddhist lantern-floating festival fosters interfaith spirit Over 500 people attended a Buddhist lantern-floating ceremony this week, encouraging different faiths to mix and develop a mutual understanding. Different faiths...
Shalom, salaam and goodnight! Behind the scenes of a new Muslim-Jewish comedy Meddling mums and rapping rabbis: Deborah Cicurel goes behind the scenes of a new Muslim-Jewish comedy When it comes...
Jewish-Muslim theatre group celebrate 10-years with first major stage production A theatre group comprising Jews and Muslims are about to celebrate their tenth anniversary by performing their first major...
Faith leaders unite to demand rights for migrants Jewish, Muslim and Christian community leaders gathered at the largest immigration detention centre in Europe last week – part of an...

Opinion

OPINION: Let us always take stock   By Rabbi Miriam Berger I, like so many parents, recently sat full of pride and a little emotional as my son stood, mortarboard on his head, listening for his name in the roll...
Readers’ Letters: ‘Why the big kippah debate will go on’ An overestimate of Israeli numbers Dear Sir Once, again, we see the unsubstantiated assertion that there are 70,000 to 80,000 Israelis living in the UK (‘Together at Last?’, Jewish News, 9 July). This is...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Desert leads way on security Increasingly, hackers are making headlines, whether they relate to efforts to steal state secrets or data stolen from adultery sites. But we only hear about a tiny fraction of attacks. The vast majority of...
OPINION: Cameron’s unwinnable war on extremism invokes Big Brother   by Stephen Oryszczuk, Foreign editor  Well done David Cameron for naming the enemy that is jihadism. Credit, too, for saying not just how bad it is, which is easy, but what he intends...
#Tedontour Diary for The Jewish News – Part II It’s week 4 of UJIA Israel Experience Summer Tours and we have nearly 1,000 16 year-olds exploring Israel at the moment. It’s hard to believe that some groups are already back in the UK...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Poetic justice as games held in Berlin The sport that has played out in Berlin over the past few days was for most secondary to the powerful symbolism. The sight of thousands of Jews from around the world converging on the...
OPINION: Israel’s enemies will rejoice if the village of Susiya is bulldozed By Benedict Roth  “All the gateus are locked except the gate of the oppressed.” The Talmud attributes this saying to Ima Shalom, the sister of Rabban Gamliel. Her name means ‘peace mother’. We don’t know whether...
JENNI FRAZER: Pollard, Vanunu and Snowden thought they could breach security with impunity By Jenni Frazer  “When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions”, wrote Shakespeare, a man with a classy knack for summing things up. I imagine that from his prison cell in Butner,...
OPINION – WES STREETING: Given the company he’s kept, it’s just as well Corbyn’s unlikely to win By Wes Streeting, Labour MP for Ilford North  There is a great deal of soul-searching taking place in the Labour Party following a heavy defeat that has left my party with an electoral mountain to climb...

Sport

Sunday saw competition resume in Berlin which meant more...
Ironi Kiryat Shmona got their Europa League qualifying campaign...
Friday’s action saw more medals won in the swimming...
The third day of competitive action has seen MGB...
A goal from Barak Itzhaki kept alive Maccabi Tel...
Team MGB at 2015 Euro Games – Day 4...
Football, futsal and tennis are all on the agenda...
Ahead of the start of competitive action on Tuesday,...
Team Maccabi GB’s open and junior squads arrived in...
Israel’s hopes of reaching a first World Cup since...