Monday 23 July 2018

Community

Anti-Semite Gilad Atzmon makes humiliating apology

Anti-Semitic author and saxophonist Gilad Atzmon has been forced into a humiliating capitulation after just two hours in court facing lawyers representing Campaign Against...

Camp Simcha at the fun run

A total of 83 runners took part in this year’s Maccabi GB Community Fun Run for Camp Simcha. Among them was 10-year-old ‘Baby Bladerunner’ Rio...

Chair Howard Pallis rubs shoulders with the Mayor & Mayoress of Islington

Last Sunday, Simon Marks Jewish Primary School were sponsors of  Chabad’s “Big Jewish Summer Fete” in Highbury Fields.  Families enjoyed balloon decorating at the...

Historic Kindertransport Castle to be Saved!

After 50 years of uncertainty and having fallen into a perilous state-of-disrepair, the future of one Gwrych Castle – the original home of Bnei...

Twenty five percent increase in Jewish births in past decade

The balance between births and deaths in the Jewish population of the UK has changed dramatically over the past decade, with an excess of...

Mass prayers said to protect ‘orthodox’ values in schools

Thousands of orthodox Jews gathered outside Bais Hamedrash Toras Eitz Chaim in north London to demonstrate the strength of feeling to safeguarding ‘orthodox’ education...

“From slavery to freedom” – a two-part biopic of natan sharansky premieres at the...

A two-part documentary that vividly brings to life the struggles experienced by Soviet-era Jews received a premiere this week (Monday 18 June 2018) at...

From behind the Editor’s desk

Two weeks ago, our Ask the Rabbi columnist Rabbi Schochet responded to a question regarding the recital of Kaddish for Hamas terrorists that took...

Nightingale House leads research enquiry into the impact of music on the care of...

Nightingale House has introduced a comprehensive programme to show the positive impact live music can have on the lives of older people in residential...

Seed Challengers Conquer 24 Peaks in 24 Hours!

On Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th June, 18 mad mountaineers undertook the Seed 24 Peaks challenge in the Lake District. In less than 24...

Israel70 exhibition launches in Israel in the presence of H.E. David Quarry, UK Ambassador...

A selection of work from the Israel 70 – Building Artistic Connections exhibition went on display at the at the Babylonian Jewry Heritage Centre...

Talmud Potential at Kesher in Golders Green

This past Monday, Kesher, the innovative outreach kehillah in Golders Green, hosted a new Talmud series in conjunction with the Professional’s Beis Medrash (PBM)....

Jacob smashes ‘13 Rubik’s challenge’ for Emunah

Thirteen-year-old Jacob Selwyn used his flying fingers to take on the challenge of completing 13 scrambled Rubik’s cubes and puzzles in less than 13...

Aish YP’s Find Joy Amidst Pain

This past Bank Holiday Monday, 15 participants of Aish UK’s young professionals programme travelled to Poland with JRoots guide Rabbi Raphy Garson on an...

Moved to tears as Manchester remembers

Marcy Lever 14, who was at the Manchester Arena during last years terrorist attack, is overcome with emotion at a Manchester King David High...

Chai’s ‘Mad Hair Day’

Today is Chai’s ‘Mad Hair Day’, where nurseries, schools and businesses across the country will come to nursery/school/work with a crazy hairstyle. The event...

Nightingale House residents exhibit their work at the Tate Modern

Residents from leading care home Nightingale House in South London, part of the Nightingale Hammerson group, contributed work to the innovative re:GENERATION project, which...

“I will always be there for you, I will always defend your rights and...

The prestigious Lord Jakobovits Prize of European Jewry has been awarded jointly to Frans Timmermans, first Vice- President of the European Commission and Antonio...

Boys assaulted in Golders Green

Two young boys were physically and verbally assaulted in Golders Green on early Sunday evening (7.30pm) The local Jewish community is in shock over the...

Catford Synagogue Golden Anniversary and Rededication of two Sifrei Torah

Last Sunday Catford and Bromley Synagogue celebrated its Golden Anniversary of the Synagogue and the Rededication of two Sifrei Torah. The Synagogue was full with...