Wednesday 21 August 2019

Understanding Jews Who Oppose the State of Israel

One of the most gratifying aspects about the State of Israel is the sweeping support it engenders across so many varied Jewish communities. It...

Golf Seniors Master Annual JNF UK Tournament

On 17 July, 80 golfers participated in the annual JNF UK Senior Masters tournament. Held this year at the exclusive Dyrham Park Country Club, the event...

Hadayb planned Ashdod hotel bombing

Adal Abu Hadayb planned to blow up the Leonardo Hotel in Ashdod according to Southern District prosecutors. The 20-year-old from Bedouin town Rahat made homemade explosives after watching Hamas videos and YouTube clips prior to purchasing materials...

Nurses strike across Israel

Israel’s national nurses' union launched a strike over working conditions and salaries on Tuesday. Talks with Health Ministry representatives and the Treasury collapsed 24 hours earlier. The walk out hit hospitals, clinics and health centers...

Kedar was in Mission Control during Apollo 11 moon landing

As a child of the 60s it was impossible not to reminisce about the Apollo 11 moon landing last Shabbat. I recall watching along with the rest...

Bail for officer who shot Ethiopian teenager

An off-duty policeman who fatally killed Ethiopian teenager Solomon Tekah in the Kiryat Haim neighbourhood of Haifa last month has been released from house arrest. The decision comes after a judge completed investigations...

Funeral takes place for heroic Rabbi

An outpouring of grief took place at the funeral of Rabbi Reuven Bauman at B’nai Israel Congregation, in Norfolk, Virginia on Monday. Rabbi Bauman, a teacher at Yeshiva Toras Chaim, heroically saved...

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...

Javid makes historic visit to Jerusalem

Home Secretary Sajid Javid broke new ground during a two-day visit to Israel this week. The first senior minister of a British government to visit Israel’s capital city Javid and Western...

Bibi weighs up election options

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is weighing up his election options as political party’s change positions moving forward. Far-right Otzma Yehudit has pulled out of an agreement with the United Right Party to present a unified bloc in...

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