News

Keep calm and carry on, security chiefs tell concerned community: Jewish educators were this week told they had a “duty to promote...
Police assigned to protect Argentinian prosecutor to be probed: The police officers assigned to protect an Argentine prosecutor who accused President...
‘We Believe in Israel’ 2015 to focus on the ‘Communications Battle’: ‘We Believe in Israel’ conference organisers have planned the second conference for Sunday...
EXCLUSIVE: Ed MIliband: ‘I’m as good a friend to Israel as Cameron’: By Justin Cohen Ed Miliband has acknowledged upset in parts of Anglo-Jewry...
READ DAVID CAMERON: To our survivors, your legacy is secure:   By Prime Minister, David Cameron I will never forget my sharp...
Former cabinet minister Leon Brittan dies of cancer: Former Home Secretary and ex-Cleveland & Whitby MP Leon Brittan has died after a...
Mitzvah Day given boost with additional funding for Interfaith work: Mitzvah Day 365 is set to boost its interfaith work with the...
British petition for Netanyahu to honour Muslim Hostage hero: British Jews are being urged to sign an online petition calling on...
AUSCHWITZ ANNIVERSARY: Holocaust Survivors – ‘Help us keep the memory alive’: Special  issue edited by our panel of Holocaust survivors: Harry Bibring, Hannah Lewis,...
Half young Britons surveyed unaware 6 million perished in Shoah: An online survey of over 500 young Britons shows that over half...
Director of Auschwitz Memorial: World must unite to “fight plague of violence”: The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau will be marked at...
Top rabbi sparks freedom of speech debate over Charlie Hebdo: An outspoken United Synagogue rabbi this week triggered a fierce debate about...
Anish Kapoor Holocaust memorial candle lit at Board plenary: A candle designed by sculptor Anish Kapoor has been lit by Jewish...
Peres to be honoured at gala London dinner: Shimon Peres’ lifelong contribution to Israel will be honoured at a gala...
’70 days for 70 years’: Global reading project for Shoah memory: Jews around the world have been encouraged to read a Jewish-themed essay...
Two Holocaust Survivors awarded ‘Freedom of the City’ of London: Two Holocaust survivors living in or near London were given the Freedom...
Netanyahu: Tel Aviv attack result of ‘poisonous incitement’ from Palestinians: The Israeli Prime Minister has condemned the Tel Aviv stabbing attack as ‘the...
Holocaust Survivors’ stories filmed with cutting edge 3D technology: Cutting-edge technology was this week being used to film Holocaust survivors telling...
Witness: Tel Aviv terrorist stabbing felt ‘like a movie’: Eye witnesses to the latest terrorist atrocity in Tel Aviv have said...
John Bercow: Anti-Semitism still a ‘pervasive threat’: Anti-semitism is a significant problem in the United Kingdom, John Bercow has...
Virus of anti-Semitism ‘is an attack on all of us’, warns Labour MP: The “virus of anti-Semitism has not gone”, a Labour MP has warned...
Joint declaration against hate speech to be signed by Faith and Community leaders: Leaders of Jewish Muslim and Christian faith community groups are committing to...
Paddy Power taking bets on Board of Deputies election: A leading betting company is offering odds on the election of the...
Galloway: ‘Illegal to offend Jews’ but ‘freedom to offend Muslims’ in France: MP George Galloway has branded Charlie Hebdo “racist” and “Islamophobic” as he condemned the...

Features

Survivor Hannah Lewis: After Eichmann’s trial, I met the man who captured him: Given the chance, Holocaust survivor Hannah Lewis would have climbed over the glass...
Memory Makers: Stephen Fry & Anita Lasker Wallfisch: Stephen Fry & Anita Lasker Wallfisch German-born cellist Anita Lasker Wallfisch was...
The future of Holocaust education: Teaching tolerance: Deborah Cicurel joins an audience of pupils at Hampstead School as Harry...
After 1945′ – How we turned our tragedy into triumph: Caron Kemp talks to four survivors about how they successfully rebuilt their...
Gena Turgel’s apple cinnamon strudel – SPECIAL Recipe of the week: One of our guest editors, Gena Turgel, shares with Jewish News readers...
Robert Rinder: the UK’s answer to American chat-show host Judge Judy!: A good judge of character, Fiona Leckerman is suitably impressed by Robert...
Gryn-ing all the way: Grandson of late Rabbi on embracing the theatre: The grandson of the late Rabbi Hugo Gryn has embraced the world...
Martin Freeman stars in BBC Eichmann drama to mark Auschwitz liberation: Fiona Leckerman is fascinated and moved by actor Martin Freeman’s role in...
REVIEW: The Latke Who Wouldn’t Stop Screaming: Review by Fiona Leckerman Having seen and been enthralled by The Gruffallo...
Cooking up a treat at Chanukah! Meet the country’s most creative bakers..: With Chanukah here, there’s no better time to get baking! Suzanne Baum...
Chanukah means candles… and cholesterol: Andrew Phillips reflects on what Chanukah means to him… When I was...
GIFT: Helping those less fortunate to celebrate Chanukah: Chanukah is officially upon us and GIFT (Give It Forward Today) have...

Picture Galleries

Judaism

Desert Island Text: All that Jazz If you were cast away on an island with just one Jewish text for company, which would you choose?...
Ask The Rabbi: Charlie Hebdo, Netanyahu and ethnic minorities Shaming is like bloodshed Dear Rabbi, What is the Jewish response to freedom of speech in light of the...
Torah for Today: 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz liberation By Rabbi Naftali Schiff Last week’s survey by the Campaign Against Antisemitism claimed some 13 percent of Britons believe ‘Jews talk...
Sedra of the Week: Bo By Rabbi Jonny Roodyn The parshiot at the beginning of the book of Shemot provide us with an opportunity to...

Interfaith

Former cabinet minister Leon Brittan dies of cancer Former Home Secretary and ex-Cleveland & Whitby MP Leon Brittan has died after a long battle with cancer, his family has...
Mitzvah Day given boost with additional funding for Interfaith work Mitzvah Day 365 is set to boost its interfaith work with the help of new funding from the Pears...
Joint declaration against hate speech to be signed by Faith and Community leaders Leaders of Jewish Muslim and Christian faith community groups are committing to challenge hate speech with the signing of...
OPINION: Arava Institute is oasis of environmental education, research, and peace Rabbi Michael M. Cohen, Director of Community Outreach at the Arava Institute. Like a tree, our holiday about trees,...

Opinion

Karen Pollock – HET: We pledge to carry the survivors torch Karen Pollock, MBE  Chief Executive, Holocaust Educational Trust In 1942, 19-year-old David Graber wrote a letter to us, the future citizens of the world, in the last days of his life. He was part of...
UK Ambassador to Israel: We won’t ease injustice, but we can honour it Matthew Gould, UK Ambassador to Israel Of all the many remarkable things about Israel, I have found the most remarkable are stories I hear every day from regular Israelis, about their lives and those...
OPINION: We must use the time we have left wisely By Stephen Smith, MBE Executive Director, USC Shoah Foundation (University of Southern California) “What will we do when there are no survivors?” This is a question I hear every week at the USC Shoah...
Jonathan Miller – JFS: Students must know how Jews died, and how they lived Jonathan Miller, Headteacher, JFS Learning about the Holocaust is a vital part of our education. The students who began their secondary education last September may well be the first generation, sadly, not to have easy...
Letters to the editor 25/1: A Poem for Paris   PO Box 34296, London NW5 1YW • letters@thejngroup.com Will paris finally make us wake up? Dear Sir, Recent tragic events in Paris should be a wake-up call to Europe and especially European Jewry....
Deborah Lipstadt: The rise of ‘soft-core’ Holocaust denial By Deborah Lipstadt, Author and Historian In the last three decades of the 20th century, we witnessed a surge in Holocaust denial. Not only did it grow exponentially, but it also changed its outer...
Dame Helen Hyde: Learn to see early warning signs and take positive action Dame Helen Hyde, Headteacher, Watford Grammar School for Girls Holocaust Education is embedded in our curriculum, taught overtly from year nine in the religious studies department and linked to Anne Frank, making it accessible to...
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis: Let us protest against purveyors of hatred By Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis How can anyone adequately respond to the brutal murder of six million people? It is impossible. In that case, if nothing we say will suffice, is the appropriate response...
READ REUVEN RIVLIN: Empower the next generation to stand for Freedom The International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust is one of much emotion. We mourn for every town, every community, every family, for each and every name. We mourn...

Sport

Wingate and Finchley won a fourth successive game in...
Hendon A held by Harmen, while London Rovers go...
Israeli interest at this year’s Australian Open is over...
Israeli midfielder Beram Kayal has signed for Championship side Brighton...
Dean Furman believes South Africa can still reach the...
Avram Grant described Asamoah Gyan as “one of the...
Israeli interest at the Australian Open was maintained on...
Dudi Sela’s Australian Open campaign is over after he...
The team GB squad for this summer’s JCC Maccabi...
Samantha Tucker has decided to embark on a fundraising...