News

Shoah survivors to mark 70th anniversary of liberation with ‘tremendous event’: Holocaust survivors and their families from around the world were this week...
IN PICTURES: Ceremony to mark 70 years since liberation of Belsen: The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Bergen-Belsen was marked with a...
Hertsmere UKIP candidate rejects claims he said ‘Hamas needs support’: Hertsmere residents were facing a ballot-box headache this week, after a UKIP...
Rivlin accused of downgrading Armenian ‘genocide’ to a ‘mass killing’: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin was this week accused of downgrading the 1915...
Setback for Jewish charities as 2016 Marathon to be run on Pesach: The Board of Deputies, together with Jewish organisations and charities have expressed...
Tory council candidate suspended for remark about Ed MIliband ‘The Jew’: A Tory council candidate has been suspended by her party after Jewish...
Israel sends 260 strong emergency response team to Nepal’s earthquake disaster: A 260-strong Israeli emergency response team has arrived in Nepal after hundreds...
Election 2015: Tory chairman Shapps to be quizzed at JN forum: Grant Shapps is to take questions from an audience of community members...
World Jewish Relief launch Nepal earthquake emergency appeal: World Jewish Relief have launched their relief appeal for the Nepal Earthquake...
Holocaust survivor meets and forgives Osker Groening at trial: Holocaust survivor Eva Kor, 81, embraced former Auschwitz guard Osker Groening at his war...
JLC: Tory response to candidate’s anti-Semitic slur ‘insufficient’: Jewish leaders have condemned the Conservatives’ response to an anti-Semitic slur by...
EXCLUSIVE: Tory council candidate: I’d never support ‘the Jew’ Miliband: A Tory council candidate has said she would never support “the Jew”...
Galliano to headline London shuls event: John Galliano, who was convicted over an anti-Semitic rant in 2011, is...
IN PICTURES: ZF Yom Ha’atzmaut concert with Sarit Hadad: Over 1000 people gathered to celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday, with acclaimed Israeli singer...
Shapps contacts Wikipedia founder over allegations he edited profiles: Tory party chairman Grant Shapps has claimed he spoke to the Wikipedia...
American Jewish hostage killed by US drone strike on Afghan-Pakistan border: An American Jew who was being held hostage by terrorists on the...
Wonder of wonder, miracle of miracles! Topol wins top honour: Chaim Topol has received Israel’s highest civilian honour. Nine distinguished Israelis were awarded this...
Community news round-up: 16-23 April: A trip to Spurs, a bumper quiz supper, planting an apple tree and commemorations...
Nick Clegg says Janner decision should be reviewed again: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called for a review of the...
WATCH: Bibi’s #YomHaatzmaut message – ‘We’re no longer stateless & powerless’: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has released a video message in celebration...
WATCH: Theresa May and Chief Rabbi address Bnei Akiva for Yom Ha’atzmaut: To celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday, Home Secretary Theresa May and Chief Rabbi...
Chief Rabbi’s office announces new staff: The office of the Chief Rabbi has announced three major new appointments....
Jewish groups call on EU to act on Mediterranean refugees: Jewish groups have reacted with heartbreak to the news that 1,700 refugees have...
Forty Under 40: The Countdown Continues!: Welcome to week two of the Jewish News and Jewish Leadership Council’s...

Features

Kate Siegel on how her mother’s neurotic texts turned her into an Instagram hit!: Kate Siegel decided to create the Instagram account @CrazyJewishMom to share the...
The Mild Agressor: The unsung Jewish hero of Waterloo: June marks the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo. Stuart Brodkin...
MasterChef 2015: Runner-up Emma Spitzer spills the beans…: Having made it to the final three, Spitzer has been as fascinating...
Amsterdam will float your boat! Discovering the Jewish side of the ‘city of sin’: Stephen Oryszczuk discovers there’s a whole lot more to Amsterdam than cobbled...
OUT & ABOUT: 5 Jewish things to do in London this week: The best pick of Jewish events in London this week, by Patrick Maguire....
Stacey Solomon: the X Factor star on the release of her first album: It’s been a long time coming but in two weeks time, six...
A Day In The Life of… UJIA: All smiles and secret pastries: Stephen Oryszczuk goes behind the scenes to discover the people and places...
No rain in Spain! Exploring Majorca’s beaches, culture and history: Majorca, the largest island in the Balearics, may make you think of...
Niklas Frank: Growing up with Hitler’s legal adviser: Jeremy Havardi recalls his encounter with the son of Hans Frank, legal...
She’s got a sweet thing going on at the boutique cupcake café: This week JN Business meets Natalie Allen, founder and director of Sweet...
New book reveals postal history of Holocaust refugees: A new book that tells the story of the postal history of...
FALL: Six million dominoes – An ambitious installation to remember the Shoah: Deborah Cicurel hears about an ambitious new exhibition by a London artist...

Picture Galleries

Judaism

Desert Island Texts: The Book of Micah If you were cast away on an island with just one Jewish text for company, which would you choose?...
TWO VOICES: What are the challenges facing smaller communities? This week’s Two Voices asks: what are the specific challenges facing smaller Jewish communities? Phyllis Alden says… Manchester Liberal...
OPINION: The past is not the past for the victims By Rabbi Miriam Berger The time of transition from Yom HaShoah tov Yom Hazikaron would have been the ideal...
Welcome to our shul! This week – Enfield and Winchmore Hill Synagogue Synagogue: Enfield and Winchmore Hill Synagogue Rabbi: Yitzchok Sufrin who, together with his wife Zipporah, helps to lead the...

Interfaith

OPINION: Turning conflict into coexistence on campus By Joel Salmon, President St Andrews Jewish Society St Andrews is a tiny town, dotted somewhere on the east...
Israelis and Palestinians to participate in Interfaith coexistence seder By Adam Rossano This Pesach, outside of Jerusalem, there will be a second seder for some, a first ever...
JENNI FRAZER: ‘Is that Elijah?’ ‘no, it’s my cab driver’ – Senior Reform rabbi hosts interfaith seder By Jenni Frazer It was, perhaps, only at an interfaith seder, with much giggling, that it could have been...
Interfaith manifesto calls for ‘ethical moral and fair’ policies for migrants Jewish leaders have called on the next government to pursue “ethical, moral and fair policies towards migrants, asylum seekers...

Opinion

OPINION: As UKIP candidate I want to dispel myths and help protect our Jewish way of life By Keith Fraser  I decided to join UKIP after being a member of the Tory party.  I became disillusioned with the mainstream parties, by their lies, double standards and hypocrisy. I could see that the...
Readers’ Letters: Hypocrisy of the anti-Israel brigade We should invest in faith schools  Dear Sir, I read with interest Rabbi David Meyer’s assessment of the impact of Ofsted inspections on Jewish schools [Jewish News, 9 April]. I agree it is important...
OPINION: I cannot walk away from Board’s top job – there’s too much to do By Laura Marks, Senior Vice President, Board of Deputies  The decision to stand for president of the Board of Deputies has not been an easy one. Ever since I was elected as senior vice...
OPINION: We can’t wait to be handed the reins of the community, so we’re grabbing them By Rhea Wolfson, New Israel Fund  A couple of weeks ago, I was named as one of the 25 under 25 by Jewish News – a source of pride and a little bit of mockery...
OPINION: Oskar Groening’s guilt is secondary to creating a spectacle By Jewish News Editor, Richard Ferrer This week, in the German town of Lueneburg, a 93-year-old man went on trial accused of being an accessory to 300,000 murders. Whether you welcome the unedifying sight...
YOM HASHOAH: A stirring afternoon leaves an indelible mark and renews my resolve By Justin Cohen, News Editor Stirring speeches, heart-wrenching testimony and poignant music combined with record-breaking crowds to make Sunday’s ceremony one of the most moving events I’ve had the honour of covering during more...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Janner case now a lose-lose situation Prosecutors say they had reason to charge Lord (Greville) Janner with 22 counts of child sex abuse – including the buggery of young boys – based on nine peoples’ testimony, but chose not to because...
OPINION: Emotions ran high but we, the Jewish people are unbreakable By Shani Singer The weather had set the scene before the ceremony of Yom Hashoah UK had even started. It was cold and dismal. My thoughts went back to when we had been to Poland back...
OPINION: It doesn’t matter Jew you are, go on March of the Living By Gabriel Pogrund ‘Having been divorced for years, I thought I was done with marriage, but then this handsome chap walked into the room and I thought “oooo!” …and I suppose the rest is...

Sport

Find out who made it into this week’s Jewish...
Ra’anana kept alive their dreams of a League &...
The Team Maccabi GB open football squad for this...
Shahar Peer claimed her first win in nearly two...
Action from the MGBSFL Division Three match…...
The Board of Deputies, together with Jewish organisations and...
HMH United U13′s completed the first step of a...
HMH Negev are celebrating having won the U11 Minor...
There was action in both cup competitions as places...
Find out who’s leading the way at the top...