Monday 22 April 2019

Bibi vows to lead everyone at victory party

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to be a leader to everyone in Israel at an election victory celebration at the International Convention Center in...

Community support for all over Pesach

Jewish charities and organisations are gearing up for Pesach to benefit communities across the country. Mock seders, singing and arts ‘n’ crafts have been just some of a plethora...

Female soldiers will not join IDF Armored Corps

Israel Defense Forces will not integrate female soldiers into the Armored Corps. The decision comes after a successful training course for female troops as tank crewwomen last year. A cost-benefit analysis ruled out...

Hammers to ban fans chanting anti-Semitic song

West Ham United FC will ban for life any fans it identifies chanting an anti-Semitic song about rivals Tottenham Hotspur before their match against Manchester United on Saturday. Footage was posted on Twitter. The club, which...

Holocaust initiative reaches record 30,000 people

The Yellow Candle Project is set to engage a record number of community members for a third successive year. Some 30,000 candles will be distributed across 150 communal organisations. Outside the Jewish community, leading figures...

WJC commend Trump, applaud Rwanda but warn UNHRC

World Jewish Congress has commended US President Donald Trump on formally viewing Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organisation. This is the first time the...

Labour councillor trio resigned over anti-Semitism

Three Labour councillors, Allan Barclay, Marilyn Davies and Jason Fojtik, have resigned from the Labour Party over anti-Semitism. Mr Barclay, the Mayor of Hartlepool, said he resigned as the party had...

Airbnb reverses Israeli West Bank settlement ruling

Airbnb has reversed its decision to remove listings of Israeli settlement homes in the West Bank from its website. Proceeds from bookings will be donated to international humanitarian aid organisations. Airbnb announced the policy change after a court...

Man arrested following death of former JFS pupil

A former JFS pupil has died after falling from an eight-storey Brookbank block of flats in Enfield. 22-year-old Annabelle Lancaster died from injuries sustained in the tragedy on Sunday. Police said Ms Lancaster, originally from...

Brazil open trade mission in Jerusalem

Brazil has opened a new trade mission to Israel in Jerusalem. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made the announcement during an official visit. Welcoming the Brazilian premier, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, noted,...

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