Wednesday 26 February 2020

The Holocaust Remembrance date

Holocaust Remembrance Day began in Israel on Wednesday evening and led into Thursday, when sirens across the country were sounded. The Hebrew date is 27 Nissan, but many have asked, why is...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

“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...

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,...

Opinion on Leaders Debate

Tuesday night’s ITV head-to-head debate between the two main party leaders showed a fairly polished but serious looking Jeremy Corbyn and a Boris Johnson...

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