Saturday 19 January 2019

Dignified burial for six Holocaust victims

By David Saffer Six Holocaust victims murdered at Auschwitz-Birkenau will be buried at Bushey New Cemetery next week (January 20, am). The United Synagogue has called on the community...

Esteemed Israeli politician Arens passes away

By Adam Moses Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has led tributes esteemed Israeli politician Moshe (Arens, who died aged 93 on Monday. Arens, also called Misha, founded the Herut Party and was a loyal member of...

Hebrew University launches campaign for students to wear IDF uniform

By Leah Waxler The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has called on students to wear IDF uniform at lectures. Professor Asher Cohen has backed the “Students in Uniform? Welcome!” campaign after...

Bibi denies corruption charges on live TV

By Louis Abrahams Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed three counts of corruption charges on prime-time television on Monday. In a live broadcast to the nation, the Israeli leader called for “face-to-face” meetings with state...

Tributes to community giant Brian Kerner

By Louis Abrahams Community leaders have paid tribute to former UJIA chairman and Zionist Federation vice president Brian Kerner following his death. As chair of the United Israel...

Brian Kerner passes away aged 84

By James Marlow The community reacted with huge sadness after family members announced Brian Kerner died last Thursday night aged 84. Brian was the founding Chairman of both BICOM and the UJIA –...

Sickening anti-Semitic graffiti in Shenley

By David Saffer Sickening anti-Semitic graffiti was daubed on the walls of Shenley United Synagogue this week.“Jew ghetto” and a Star of David were spray-painted on Shenley Chapel, where the Hertfordshire village shul is...

ELECTION 2019 NEWS

Election analyst JAMES MARLOW who has been covering Israeli elections since the eighties will bring news briefs, reports, analysis and polls based on surveys...

A week in Israeli Politics

By James Marlow Just over three months to go before Israelis choose which political party would best...

Hebrew University lecturer slammed for criticising soldier’s dress code

By Leah Waxler The Hebrew University in Jerusalem has apologised to a female student after a senior lecturer condoned her for wearing an IDF uniform to class.

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