Saturday 26 September 2020

Record numbers mark Tisha B’Av at Western Wall

Record numbers visited the Western Wall for Tisha B’Av last weekend. Over 150,000 worshippers participated in mourning and the fast at the holy site. Volunteer organisations...

Argentina Chief Rabbi attack in own home

Jewish leaders have condemned a brutal attack on Argentina’s Chief Rabbi in his own home. Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich and his wife, Rebbetzin Davidovich, were seriously wounded in a sickening assault. An investigation by police...

Bibi condemns Turkish invasion in Syria

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has condemned Turkey’s invasion of Kurdish areas in northern Syria. Turkey against global criticism launched airstrikes and began a ground offensive...

Hero Lori saved lives in Chabad Pesach shooting

Lori Kaye’s heroism saved many lives when a gunman walked into Chabad of Poway Synagogue outside San Diego and opened fire with an AR-type assault weapon during services on the last day...

Tributes paid to ‘patriot’ Bush

Tributes have been paid to George HW Bush following his death last Friday aged 94. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu described the 41st President as a “great...

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz officially visited Switzerland this week

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz officially visited Switzerland this week to try resolve legislation enabling Israeli officials to avoid arrest over alleged war crimes when...

Rebbe’s impact grows 25 years on

The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s visionary approach to social questions and challenges faced by society has been launched on a new section of Chabad’s website. The online initiative marks the...

WJC slam Polish leader Morawiecki over restoration comments

World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder has condemned reported comments by Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s about restitution of property stolen during the Holocaust to Polish Jews. Lauder described attributed quotes by...

Board of Deputies shocked by violent attack on Argentinian Chief Rabbi

Board of Deputies Senior Vice President Sheila Gewolb has reacted to an attack on the Argentinian Chief Rabbi during a break-in at his home...

Reaction to the attack on Halle synagogue

Gideon Falter, Chief Executive of Campaign Against Antisemitism, said: “Once again, Jews around the world end a holy day only to discover that yet...

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