The synagogue where they’re all laughing in the aisles

David Saffer "We’re doomed,” “Don’t panic!” and “Don’t tell him Pike” are all famous catchphrases from the 1970s classic television sitcom Dad’s Army. Similarly, Fawlty Towers...

Secret Jewish history of vodka

World Jewish Relief supporters drank to a good cause as 40 people spent an evening learning about the secret Jewish history of vodka and...

Harav Hagaon Rav Lipa Rabinowitz Zt”l

The Torah world and Manchester Jewry in particular were saddened Tuesday morning to learn of the passing of a master Mechanech and Talmid Chacham,...

New seed couples official appointment

Over 300 people flocked to seed in Edgware on Shabbat for the Chanukat HaBayit of the Seed shul and the official appointment of Rabbi...

Steel City Jewish community determined to survive

VIRTUOSO violinist Itzchak Perlman was performing in November 1995 in a symphony at the Lincoln Center in New York City when, a few bars...

Hendon United Synagogue appoint rabbinic couple

Rabbi Zvi Portnoy and Rebbetzen Orly have been appointed the new associate rabbinic couple at Hendon United Synagogue. The Portnoy’s, who had been at Loughton Federation Synagogue for six years, will...

Barnet United Synagogue says goodbye and thank you to Rabbi and Rebbetzen Lerer

There was a bitter-sweet weekend of reminiscing and celebrating at Barnet United Synagogue to say thank you and bid a fond farewell to Rabbi...

PM Boris Johnson’s Rosh Hashanah message

As the Shofar sounds throughout the days ahead it will signal not just the arrival of a new year, but also the...

Stanmore stay ahead of the game

Stanmore and Canons Park Synagogue has a history steeped in tradition. One of the United Synagogue’s jewels in Anglo Jewry, its community was the largest...

Dear Jacqueline Curzon

It is tremendously sad that our dear columnist Jacqueline Curzon passed away this week. I first met Jacqueline at a cantorial concert in Central Synagogue...

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