Wednesday 18 October 2017

News

World leaders condemn shocking Las Vegas Attack

At least 59 people have been killed and 527 wounded so far in a horrific gun attack at a country music festival a short...

ShabbatUK: The build-up begins with ice cream

The countdown has started to ShabbatUK next weekend. Activities kicked off at Watford & District Synagogue with a Tribe ‘Shabbat Experience’ Cheder event on Monday. “It...

Camp Simcha family fundraise for respite service in daughter’s memory

A Mill Hill family is fundraising to establish a new Camp Simcha night-time respite service in memory of their daughter. While the UK charity, which...

JVN: The Heartbeat of the Community

The Jewish Volunteering Network marked a decade of connecting volunteers to volunteering opportunities on Wednesday 27th September at its 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner. Over 340...

Board of Deputies welcomes Labour rule change on anti-Semitism but calls for change...

Speaking from the Labour Party Conference, Board of Deputies Chief Executive Gillian Merron welcomed the party’s rule change on antisemitism but added that it...

Chaplaincy new recruits for a new term

Over the past 10 years, Chaplaincy has continued to change and adapt to the evolving needs of Jewish students across the county. Increasing numbers...

We Believe in Israel launches new network for young people

The UK’s fastest growing pro-Israel movement, We Believe in Israel, has launched a new network for the under 35’s – Young We Believe in...

Succot plans in chaos -hundreds of Jews affected by monarch’s collapse

Jewish holidaymakers who have booked through Monarch Airlines to Israel over Succot will have to find new flights home after the carrier went into...

GIFT reaches beyond their 24 hour fundraising target!!

The charity GIFT this week ran a 24 hour fundraising campaign from 6pm Monday to 6pm Tuesday during which an incredible £550,613 was raised! Michelle...

World Jewish Relief launches Mexico Earthquake Appeal

Following last weeks devastating earthquake in Mexico, international development agency World Jewish Relief is launching an emergency appeal today to support those affected. Donations will...

Young entrepreneurs raise over £46,000 for Norwood at Gala Charity event

Some of the country’s top tech and finance minds gathered on Tuesday, 19 September at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair for Norwood’s annual YN Business,...

UJIA Annual Dinner: UK Jewish community needs to reboot connection to Israel

In an evening that looked firmly to the future, the UJIA Annual Dinner brought home the charity’s vision of a strong British Jewry with...

Congregants warned to stay safe

Synagogues have been asked to ensure congregants disperse from shul grounds without delay. The Community Security Trust instigated the appeal for Rosh Hashanah. Shuls have clear...

Corbyn lambasted after failing to note anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn told Labour members in his 75-minute keynote Party Conference speech they are the “government in waiting” but he crucially failed to note...

Israel’s water sources at new low

By James Marlow During the last few years the decreasing winter rainfall levels especially in the north have led to record lows of water measurements...

South American leaders line up to meet Bibi and forge trade and security deals

Following a warm and successful meeting this week with Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, the Paraguay President, Horacio Cartes, flew to Buenos Aires to meet...

Israel satellite images show damage to Syrian weapons facility

By James Marlow New pictures from an Israeli satellite imaging company released pictures this week that show the impact of a strategic airstrike attributed to...

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests walk free with £40 compensation to victims

Couple who punched Jewish wedding guests walk free with £40 compensation to victims A couple who viciously attacked Jewish wedding guests, punching them and whipping...

BOD and World Jewish Diplomatic Corps call for fairness for Israel

As part of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Executive Meeting hosted by the Board of Deputies in London, more than 20 young and emerging...

Words are no longer enough

Chelsea Football Club face disciplinary action from the Football Association after a section of their fans chanted anti-Semitic songs at Wembley Stadium last month...