More shuls than ever get cooking

Once again, the United Synagogue’s Cheesed Department is delighted to be working with Tikun in their Light Up a Life programme. Over December/January, 8 shuls...

Mitzvah Day Warm-Up as Bushey Members help local Small Acts of Kindness Charity

  Members from Bushey Synagogue got into the Mitzvah Day spirit a few weeks early this year by volunteering for the charity 'Small Acts of...

Torah reading: why specify the obvious?

Lineage The sidra begins, "Say to the kohanim the descendants of Aaron". The definition of the kohanim as descending from Aaron seems too obvious to...

WJR establish humanitarian aid pipeline

World Jewish Relief has established a major pipeline to get humanitarian aid into Lviv in western Ukraine via Poznan in Poland for the most...

Yom Hashoah: interviews with three Jewish martyrs

On a wintry October day in 1941 The Jews of the Kovno ghetto were assembled at an Umshlagplatz (gathering place), about to be deported...

Women in Workplace conference a big success

This week, Work Avenue played host to the annual Women in the Workplace conference. Billed as offering ‘everything for every woman who works or...

Russia invasion revives old trauma for Ukraine’s Jews

All day and all night, the trains roll into Lviv's central station. In the carriages taking soldiers east to war, groups of young men...

World Jewish Relief runners finish Royal Parks Half Marathon 2017

World Jewish Relief’s team of runners raised more than £11,500 for the charity in the 10th Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday (8 October...

“Jobbik have not changed, they are a wolf in sheep’s clothing”

“Jobbik have not changed, they are a wolf in sheep’s clothing and represent a serious threat to Hungary’s Jewish community.” These were the words...

Jewish organisations slam Corbyn over by-election candidate

Jewish organisations have slammed Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for not axing his Peterborough party candidate in today’s hotly contested by-election. Labour hopeful Lisa Forbes liked a Facebook in April, stating Theresa May has a “Zionist...

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