News

Rivlin comes out against Bibi’s ‘Jewish State’ bill: Debate over Benjamin Netanyahu’s Jewish nation-state bill intensified on midweek when President...
Protesters gather outside Friends Of Palestine dinner ahead of Miliband speech: Supporters of Israel gathered outside a meeting of pro-Palestinian Labour MPs on...
8 shoes stolen from Majdanek museum: Eight shoes belonging to former inmates of the Nazi death camp at...
Nuclear Iran is ‘threat to Israel and global security’: The Foreign secretary and Shadow Foreign secretary have offered caution to rushing...
Labour reiterates opposition to boycotts after Leicester vote:   Labour has reacted to Leicester City Council’s motion to condemn and boycott...
Abraham Fund warns Jewish State Law damages Israel’s Arab relations: The Abraham Fund, which is a grassroots organisation building stronger relationships between...
VIDEO: Ambassador Ron Prosor accuses UN of ‘surrealpolitik’: Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, addressed the UN General Assembly...
Prime Minister awards ‘Point of Light’ to Kindertransport volunteer: An 83 year old retired optician who escaped the Holocaust has been...
Israeli invention charges phone in 30 seconds: The days of charging your phone for hours on end are numbered,...
First Jewish VC hero honoured with central London memorial: The first Jewish recipient of the Victoria Cross has been honoured with...
‘Community thrilled’ for first same-sex couple to marry in London synagogue: Two men who tied the knot at Finchley Reform Synagogue on Sunday...
Orthodox community press for more sensitivity during Ofsted reports:   A meeting of Orthodox leaders, education chiefs and politicians earlier this...
Cabinet Minister attends British terror victim’s shiva: Cabinet Minister Francis Maude attended the shiva of Avraham Goldberg’s, one week...
Jewish charity praised by PM after winning faith community award:  The work of the charity René Cassin, which is a Jewish voice...
Board urges pressure on MEPs to vote against recognising Palestine: Thursday’s European Parliament vote to recognise ‘Palestine’ has seen hundreds of grassroots...
Tory MP attends synagogue as an act of ‘solidarity”: A Tory MP who is not Jewish attended shul on Shabbat to...
Gurlitt looted art treasures donated to museum: A Swiss museum has accepted a priceless collection of long-hidden art bequeathed...
Forty Under 40: Where are they now?: Next month Jewish News, in partnership with the Jewish Leadership Council, relaunches...
Leicester City Council proposing to boycott Israel: Leicester City Council is proposing to boycott Israel after a motion was put...
Israeli cabinet approves controversial Jewish State bill:   The Israeli cabinet has approved a controversial new bill declaring Israel to...
World News roundup: New Zealand anti-Semitic attack condemned: World Roundup 271114 Country: Yemen Yemen’s minister of culture is donating an...

Features

How Jewish food and charitable causes have combined this winter: Louisa Walters discovers a new meaning to comfort eating… It’s A fact: Jews...
Singing strictly for charity in the age of X-factor !: You may never get to audition for Will.i.am or Louis Walsh but,...
Judy Garland’s daughter Lorna Luft on family and fame: Growing up as the daughter of Judy Garland meant Lorna Luft was...
Denise Phillips’ recipe of the week: Knishes: Knish is an eastern European Jewish-Yiddish snack. It is a dumpling covered...
Bettina Caro on the art of celebrating Sephardi life and culture: Rebecca Wallersteiner talks to artist Bettina Caro about a new exhibition of...
The enigma of the Jewish bride in the National Gallery’s Rembrandt exhibition: Visitors to the National Gallery’s Rembrandt exhibition have been wondering who the...
WIN! Two pairs of tickets to see Beautiful, The Carole King Musical, worth £115 a pair!: Fancy a theatre trip to the West End to see a brand...
WIN! Tea for four people aboard a vintage sightseeing bus, worth £180!: Anyone that is a fan of The X Factor would of seen...
Art to heart: Katherine Jenkins’ husband Andrew Levitas in the spotlight: He made headlines two months ago when he married superstar soprano Katherine Jenkins...

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Judaism

OPINION: Selfless service as a way of life By Rabbi Margaret Jacobi  I have just spent a week in Amritsar, India, alongside Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Hindu leaders...
Desert Island texts: Bereishit/Genesis 32:25-33 If you were cast away on an island with just one Jewish text for company, which would you choose?...
TWO VOICES: How to keep Mitzvah Day’s spirit going all year.. Q: How do we ensure the good work of last weekend’s Mitzvah Day continues throughout the entire year?  Naomi...
Ask the Rabbi: 21/11/2014 By Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet If you want to contribute a question to ‘ask the rabbi’, you can email asktherabbi@thejngroup.com Read...

Opinion

OPINION: The Board is imperfect but democratic nonetheless By Gillian Merron, Chief Executive of the Board of Deputies of British Jews We welcome Joseph Finlay’s thought provoking article, ‘Forget Yachad, the real Issue is democracy at the Board’, following the decision of Board of...
Letters to the Editor: 20/11/2013 If you want to contribute to the readers’ letters, the postal address is PO Box 34296, London NW5 1YW  The email contact: letters@thejngroup.com. Let scientific adviser talk about shechita Dear Sir, Dr Stuart Rosen, scientific adviser...
Jewish News Interfaith channel launch: Introductory speech On Thursday 20 November, the Jewish News launched its online interfaith section – the only such dedicated portal from any single-faith media outlet. Here is the speech given by news editor Justin Cohen at the...
OPINION: Anti-Yachad dogma opposes Israel’s democratic character By Joe Millis, who is the author of Jerusalem: An Illustrated History of the Holy City  I supported Yachad’s bid to join the Board of Deputies. Not just because I support the group, but also...
OPINION: David Ward drove me to quit the Lib Dems By Charlotte Henry Joining a political party rightly means compromise. However, it also means knowing what your key principles are. As a member of, and a candidate for, the Lib Dems, as well as...
OPINION: our young people are the bridge builders of the future Dr Harriet Crabtree, Director, The Inter Faith Network for the UK Today tHE Inter Faith Network for the UK advance launches ‘Inter Faith Week’ at a special event in London: Young Voices, Young Agents for...

Sport

All the stats and facts ahead of your side’s...
Find out who made it into this week’s Jewish...
Action from the Cyril Anekstein Cup clash…...
Maccabi GB’s futsal side suffered the heartbreak of falling...
A highly volatile football match between Beitar Jerusalem and...
Jaffa won a seven-goal thriller in one of four...
There are two new leaders in the U11 division,...
Division One leaders North London Raiders dropped their first...
Find out who’s leading the way at the top...
Play-off hopefuls Leiston defeated Wingate and Finchley 2-0 thanks...
Two goals from Matt Stock helped Norstar A defeat...