Wednesday 26 February 2020

Ask The Rabbi – How To Treat A Convert

HOW TO TREAT A CONVERT Q. How should we treat a convert – to Judaism, and away from Judaism? A. The convert to Judaism must be...

Tribute to former community leader Brian Kerner who died last week aged 84

By James Marlow  It was around 1.15 pm last Friday when I checked my emails for the last time before Shabbat and saw a press...

Alan Dershowitz: Time to tell the truth about the Palestinian issue

"This opinion piece has been reproduced with the permission of The Hill in Washington DC" The front page of the New York Times Sunday Review...

MPs rebel against their leadership

Guardian columnist Owen Jones last Monday tweeted that “seven Labour MPs won their seats on manifestos backing public ownership, higher taxes on the rich, ending austerity, and...

Corbyn’s Unprepared Plan

If you believe the Conservative party is imploding over Brexit, especially with some 25 conservative “rebels” now focused on reversing the democratic decision of the will of the people,...

Israel and British Voting System and Labour’s U-Turn

In 2004 Prime Minister Ariel Sharon headed a Likud led coalition, and made it clear that any government minister, who voted against the Gaza disengagement plan, (the removal of 21 separate...

Indictment served just before an election is intended to influence the election

In an unprecedented move, the Attorney General in Israel, Avichai Mandelblit, announced he will indict Prime Minister Netanyahu for fraud and breach of trust,...

“Talking to the six Jewish victims as if they were present”

Last Sunday’s burial service at Bushey cemetery was one unlike any other. It was a service of interment for six Kedoshim, six martyrs of...

Rise of hatred on social media

The abuse on social media such as twitter and facebook is well known despite the so-called clamp-down from these companies to remove racist and anti-Semitic material....

A week in Israeli Politics

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

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