Sunday 17 December 2017

News

The Mayor of London wishes the community a Happy Chanukah

Thousands of people turned out in Trafalgar Square despite the cold weather on Tuesday to celebrate the start of Chanukah. Chanukah in the Square is...

Rachel Fink, Head of Hasmonean Girls High School named as new JFS headteacher

The leadership team, governors and trustees of Hasmonean High School would like to congratulate Head of Hasmonean Girls’ Rachel Fink on being appointed as...

Linekar scores own goal with anti-Israel retweet

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker scored a Twitter storm after retweeting a video from an anti-Israel activist. The former England and Tottenham Hotspur...

Fight anti-Semitism says Prime Minister in Chanukah message

Prime Minister Theresa May condemned those who questioned Israel’s right to exist in her annual Chanukah message. She also pledged to “redouble” efforts to fight...

Anti-Israel protests condemned

Political leaders and Jewish organistions have condemned anti-Israel and anti-Semitic protests around the world following United States recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and...

Stabbing Attack at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station

A security guard was stabbed at the Jerusalem Central Bus Station on Sunday afternoon – at around 2:15PM IL.   MDA rushed the man in serious...

The backlash begins

Man waving a Palestinian flag and yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’ smashes Jewish restaurant’s windows   Source: ATS News http://www.at5.nl/artikelen/176055/man-met-palestijnse-vlag-slaat-ruiten-joods-restaurant-in  

Israel, Cyprus, Greece and Italy sign agreements to supply gas to the EU

Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz signed an agreement with his counterparts from Cyprus and Greece and the Italian ambassador to supply European Union (EU)...

Two arrested for murder of soldier

Israeli security forces announced that two Bedouin men were arrested last Friday for stabbing Sergeant Ron Yitzhak Kokia in Arad on last Thursday night. Kokia,...

Hariri withdraws resignation after Cabinet vote

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri officially withdrew his resignation earlier this week after the Lebanese Cabinet voted to affirm its disengagement from conflicts in...

American Jewish Congress welcomes Trumps announcement

The American Jewish Congress welcomed President Trump’s official recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital city and its commitment to relocating the American Embassy from...

JCoSS offers 30 extra places for September 2018

JCoSS in New Barnet is again creating an extra class starting in September 2018. The decision to offer an extra 30 additional lottery places follows...

Jewish bodies to fight sexual harassment in the community

Jewish Women’s Aid is to work with the Board of Deputies and Jewish Leadership Council to tackle sexual harassment in the Jewish community. The organisations...

Jerusalem is the Capital, says Trump

By James Marlow In an historic speech on Wednesday night, President Donald Trump kept his campaign promise in the face of massive opposition especially from...

ISIS Muslims murder Sufi Muslims

By James Marlow Egypt remains in mourning after one of the deadliest attacks in its modern history occurred last Friday on its soil in northern...

Theresa May visits the Middle East

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in the Middle East earlier this week for a three day visit to Jordan and Saudi Arabia aimed...

BOD expresses solidarity with Belgian Jews over kosher slaughter ban

The Board of Deputies has expressed solidarity with the Jewish community in Belgium as it files a legal challenge to Belgium’s Constitutional Court regarding...

Supreme Court President launches BOD Family Life and Customs booklet

President of the Supreme Court Lady Hale last night spoke at the launch of the Board of Deputies’ booklet, Jewish Family Life and Customs:...