Thursday 21 February 2019

King David pupil death “not suspicious” say police

Greater Manchester Police are no longer treating the death of a 16-year-old King David High School pupil on Monday morning as murder. A 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of...

Israel aided search following dam burst in Brazil

Israel helped search for survivors and location of fatalities in the aftermath of the collapse of the Corrego de Feijao iron mine dam near the south eastern town of Brumadinho, Brazil last Friday. Fifty-eight people were confirmed dead earlier...

212,000 Holocaust survivors live in Israel

Over 200,000 Holocaust survivors were living in Israel according to an Israel Central Bureau of Statistics report at the end of last year. Statistics recorded 212,000 survivors down from 221,000 over...

A royal occasion for Jewish Care centre in Stepney

HRH, The Duchess of Cornwall visited Jewish Care’s Brenner Centre, located at Stepney Jewish Community Centre at Raine House, today to mark the centre’s 80th anniversary. She met...

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2019

The Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) held their memorial service for Holocaust Memorial Day on 22 January 2019 at Belsize Square Synagogue. The speakers who addressed...

“Millions More” Could Visit Israel says Ryanair CEO

Ryanair is looking to increase its operations in Israel. The low-cost carrier’s CEO Michael O'Leary held meetings with Ministry of Tourism and Israel Airports Authority officials...

Labour still not taking anti-Semitism seriously says Chief Rabbi

Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party have yet to take anti-Semitism seriously Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis told BBC Five Live listeners this week. During a frank, illuminating interview on The Emma Barnett Show on Monday, he...

Journey of the Jerusalem Mezuzah

On 26 December, 1949, a gold painted mezuzah attached to a lion standing on two legs representing the tribe of Yehuda, was placed on...

Israel Election April 2019

Political analyst JAMES MARLOW brings The Jewish Weekly his weekly election report, latest news briefs and poll table.  REPORT: The most right-wing party on the Israeli political map will once...

Genocide law named after Elie Wiesel

US President Donald Trump has signed a genocide law after Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel. The Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act received bipartisan support and requires the...

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