News

Romania praised for making it illegal to deny Holocaust, again: The Romanian government has been praised for making it illegal to deny...
US officials could release Jewish-American spy who sold secrets to Israel: U.S. officials are reportedly ready to release a Jewish-American spy who sold...
Letters by Israeli military leader Moshe Dayan to go under the hammer: Letters by Israeli war hero and military leader Moshe Dayan asking to...
SPECIAL REPORT: ‘Our mental health services are just not acceptable’: Rabbi Michael Hilton talks to Caron Kemp about his mission to find...
Jewish dating site files lawsuit against competitor for using letter ‘J’: There was no love lost between two Jewish dating websites in the...
World news-roundup: Le Pen to stand trial for gas chambers remark: World Roundup  Country: France Far-right French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen is to...
US presidential hopeful says Iran deal like marching Israelis to “door of the oven”: Republican U.S. presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has been branded “grossly irresponsible” for...
Campaign to honour Sir Nicholas Winton with special stamp launched by Jewish News: A campaign for Holocaust hero Sir Nicholas Winton to be honoured with...
VIDEO – Mariah Carey: “Shalom Israel, I will be coming to see you live…”: Mariah Carey has taken to social media to announce her first ever...
Sir Eric Pickles to lead parliamentary delegation to Israel next week: Sir Eric Pickles will lead a group of MPs on a delegation to Israel...
Petition calls for safety guarantees for Israeli Lacrosse team after protest threats: Jewish community leaders in England and Scotland have called for safety guarantees...
Top-secret files on Leon Brittan handed over to child sex abuse inquiry: Top-secret files relating to former Cabinet minister Leon Brittan have been handed...
Teen with ‘worst’ debilitating condition raises £15,000 for Hatzola carers: A teenager confined to a hospital bed for two years with a...
Community news-roundup!: Welcome to Jewish News’ Community News-Roundup! If you have a story that...
Sinai Jewish Primary school hop to a world record!: Sinai Jewish Primary school have written themselves into the history books after...
Seth Rogen to throw bar mitzvah for James Franco…24 years late: He may be almost a quarter of a century late, but Oscar nominee...
Reform to launch movement-wide focus on Shabbat following ShabbatUK success: Reform Judaism is to introduce its own movement-wide focus on Shabbat following...
Hamas could have ‘friend’ in high places as Labour poll points to Corbyn win: The labour leadership candidate who referred to Hamas and Hezbollah as “friends”...
Shul in Edgware is latest Federation member after 16-year wait: An Orthodox shul in Edgware has become the latest member of the...
Prime Minister honours ‘caring and generous’ 83-year-old Jewish volunteer: An 83-year-old who has spent half her life volunteering at a Jewish...
Community criticise Ofsted for planning faith-school meeting for Rosh Hashanah: Schools inspectorate Ofsted has been heavily criticised by the Jewish community for...
German minister criticised by WJC president for ‘irritating’ Iran visit: The president of World Jewish Congress has criticised a German minister for...
BBC sent complaints over ‘problematic’ ‘train that divides Jerusalem’ Panorama: The BBC have received dozens of complaints about a “problematic” Panorama programme...
Fiddler on the Roof actor Theodore Bikel, dies at 91: The actor who played Tevye in ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ has died...

Features

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...
Meet the Norwood chairman: David Ereira: David Ereira is a shy man – except when it comes to...
A retrospective on Judith Kerr’s Tiger, Mog and Pink Rabbit: Fiona Leckerman is wooed by the Jewish Museum’s retrospective on celebrated author...

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Judaism

Welcome to our shul! This week: Golders Green Synagogue Synagogue: Golders Green Synagogue Rabbi: Rabbi Dr Harvey and Rebbetzin Vicki Belovski; assistant Rabbi Sam and Rebbetzin Hadassah Fromson When was...
TWO VOICES: Do Jews have a special responsibility to remember victims of other genocides? This week Two Voices asks: what can our community do to help the world’s refugees? Rabbi Jason Holtz says… A prominent part...
Sedra of the Week: Devarim By Rabbi Jonathan Hughes “I cannot carry you alone…you are as numerous as the stars of the heavens.” Devarim...
Ask the Rabbi: ‘Why Jesus isn’t the messiah’ Rabbi Reuven Livingstone answers readers’ questions in his weekly column, Ask the Rabbi. Jewish law and smoking Dear Rabbi,...

Interfaith

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...
Interfaith service at Westminster Abbey marks 20-years since Srebrenica An interfaith remembrance service was held at Westminster Abbey to mark the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre. Rabbis Jonathan Wittenberg...

Opinion

OPINION: Where are the mainstream Muslim voices that are ‘overpowered’ by extremists? By Richard Ferrer, Editor  So it’s congratulations to Bethnal Green schoolgirl Amira Abase and her “ginger jihadi” sweetheart Abdullah Elmir on their wedding. After all the anguish over Amira and her pals fleeing Blighty...
OPINION: Those preferring free speech to bans must heed call for hate to be tackled By Dave Rich, Deputy Director of Communications, Community Security Trust The Prime Minister’s speech this week on extremism and integration was further proof of the government’s determination to address and tackle the root causes of...
OPINION: Does a good Jewish culture affect Jewish students’ university applications? Itamar Blauer By Itamar Blauer  Do Jewish students choose their university based on the vitality of Jewish life at that university? If it is a factor, to what extent does it inform our decisions?...
OPINION: It’s time the Queen cleared the air with a long-overdue visit to Israel By Alex Brummer, City Editor of the Daily Mail and a former vice-president of the Board of Deputies As the son of a refugee from the Shoah whose father found refuge in Britain I...
Readers’ Letters: ‘Our responsibility is to rally round’ Ilford Jewish Life Not Just Chabad Dear Sir I was pleased to read Rabbi Aryeh Sufrin’s article on the vibrancy of Jewish life in Ilford (Jewish News, 9 July). He focused on the excellent...
OPINION: Reform’s changes on patrilineal lineage are grounded in Jewish values By Rabbi Josh Levy Last week, the Assembly of Reform Rabbis voted, after nearly two years of study and discussion, to offer new processes to our congregations for welcoming those with one Jewish parent....
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Spotlight on Corbyn From the moment the Jewish community hustings at JW3 was announced, days after Jeremy Corbyn was forced to defend uttering the word ‘friends’ in reference to Hamas and Hezbollah, there was only one candidate...
VOICE OF THE JEWISH NEWS: Keep Sir Nicky’s memory alive The word hero is bandied about far too readily, but when it comes to Sir Nicholas Winton, it can’t be used enough. During his lifetime, he was deservedly knighted by the Queen, decorated by...
OPINION: Hammond is wrong – Bibi can’t accept an Iran deal that makes conflict more likely By Jeremy Havardi  Last week in the House of Commons, Philip Hammond delivered a withering rebuke to  Benjamin Netanyahu. Responding to a torrent of criticism from Israel’s Prime Minister about the Iran nuclear accord, the...

Sport

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...
Team GB’s Maccabi junior swimming squad enjoyed a final...
Beitar Jerusalem and Hapoel Be’er Sheva both crashed out of...
Croatia have been docked one point in European Championship...
UEFA have charged both Beitar Jerusalem and Charleroi over...
Nir Bitton is hopeful Celtic will continue to progress...
Israel’s women’s U19 team scored their first ever goal...
Dean Kremer has made history after being the first Israeli...