News

Board urges FA to vote against Israel ban: The president-elect of the Board of Deputies has written to Football Association...
BREAKING: Prince William to deliver historic address at Jewish Care dinner: The Duke of Cambridge will deliver an historic address to Jewish Care’s...
High profile line-up for Jewish News UK-Israel policy conference: London will see its highest profile gathering of Israeli political figures in years...
IN PICTURES: Young Norwood raise £97,000 at the Emirates: Some of the UK’s top entrepreneurs lined up at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium...
IN PICTURES: Mitzvah Day Interfaith tea: Daniela and Trevor Pears opened their home to supporters of Mitzvah Day...
10,000 and counting…petition to ban Golders Green hate rally grows: A petition to the Home Secretary urging her to ban a proposed...
One Republic awed by Jerusalem before playing Tel Aviv gig: American pop rock band One Republic were welcomed by Jerusalem’s mayor on...
Tony Blair resigns as Quartet’s Middle East peace envoy: Tony Blair is to step down as Middle East envoy for the Quartet of...
Tributes to former BBYO president who took his own life:   The family of a 54-year old former BBYO president this week...
Chief Rabbi to hold compulsory seminar to tackle sex abuse: The Chief Rabbi will hold a compulsory seminar for United Synagogue rabbis...
Lack of Jewish secondary school places creating a “very stressful time” for parents: Jewish leaders this week acknowledged that the lack of places in Jewish...
Tory MPs claim PA is handing UK aid to ‘convicted Palestinian terrorists’: Tory MPs are asking the British government to look again at the...
Amnesty says Hamas ‘abducted and tortured’ Gazans in 2014 war: A leading international watchdog has accused the terrorist Hamas group of abducting, torturing...
Israeli aircraft respond after Gaza rockets into Israel: Israel struck four targets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in response...
IN PICTURES: Dame Gail and Gerald Ronson honoured at Hebrew University event: The superlatives came thick and fast last week during a central London...
IN PICTURES: Seed’s interactive Shavuot learning programme: Schoolchildren from 26 Jewish primaries have taken part in an interactive learning...
Long serving ZF director to become new chief of JNF: Long-serving Zionist Federation director  is leaving to become the new chief executive...
‘Bridge the Gap’ initiative to encourage Jews to reach out to other faiths: A new interfaith initiative conceived by a London rabbi launched this week,...
Former Bibi advisor becomes minister for defending against BDS, Iran and ICC: A former advisor to Benjamin Netanyahu and Ariel Sharon has been given...
IN PICTURES: Chana car rally raises over £350,000 in Monaco!: Familiarising yourself with a host of Ferraris, McLarens, Lamborghinis, Aston Martins, Porsches...
Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced for corruption: Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months...
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”...
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...

Features

Sibling rivalry! How to make a calmer, easier, happier family life: If your children also kick each other and argue 24/7, you will...
How to get to first base with secondary schools: Follow the instructions and guidance given to you, to put down only...
How it turned out for three families whose kids missed their desired school places: Louisa Shulman looks at how things turned out for three families whose...
Peter James: Crime novelist’s life of thrills and spiels: After publishing the latest book in his much-loved Roy Grace series, Suzanne Baum chats...
What to do when bad behaviour turns extreme: Children behaving badly is par for the parenting course, but when it...
Is a Jewish school right for a multicultural world?: Our community has some of the best in the country, but do...
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 tickets...
A glamorous affair: In search of a slice of countryside luxury: Alex Galbinski checks in to the Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club,...
#Eurovision2015: 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...

Picture Galleries

Judaism

Sedra of the week: Nasso By Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum In 1979, a team of archaeologists led by Professor Gabriel Barkay of Bar Ilan University...
Ask the Rabbi: ‘Does God ever forgive a murderer?’ Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet answers readers’ questions in his weekly column, Ask the Rabbi. Only the victim can forgive Dear Rabbi,...
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?...

Interfaith

IN PICTURES: Mitzvah Day Interfaith tea Daniela and Trevor Pears opened their home to supporters of Mitzvah Day on Sunday, as people from different faiths...
‘Bridge the Gap’ initiative to encourage Jews to reach out to other faiths A new interfaith initiative conceived by a London rabbi launched this week, with organisers asking Jews to make contact...
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...

Opinion

VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: The right to die debate News that former BBYO president Jeffrey Spector chose to end his life in a Swiss clinic, despite not having a terminal illness, inevitably propels the right-to-die argument onto the Friday night dinner table. All such...
OPINION: The Board election results reflected a year of frustration over Israel By Roslyn Pine Last Summer the normally undemonstrative British Jewish community delivered a stinging rebuke to its elected representative body, The Board of Deputies of British Jews. It was not perceived to be robust enough...
OPINION: What the General Election can teach our synagogues By Rabbi Danny Burkeman As the dust settles on the recent General Election the campaigns and result have come in for widespread retrospective scrutiny. Despite living in the United States, having followed the campaign,...
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...

Sport

Wycombe Wanderers’ Joe Jacobson has described the hurt he...
THEY SAY it’s a funny old game, but Joe...
Having all but conquered the amateur boxing scene, Josh...
Adam Warner took part in his first open water...
Israeli interest at this year’s French Open is over...
England FC booked their place in the final of...
Former Chelsea manager Avram Grant has urged FIFA associations...
Dudi Sela is through to the second round of...
Dudi Sela will be Israel’s sole singles representative at...
The draw for the semi-finals of this season’s MGBSFL/Masters...