Saturday 16 October 2021

Community

Belmont’s Memorial Project reaches fruition

Sunday 4th October saw the completion of a project to honour people of courage. In the grounds of the synagogue two 3-dimensional tree sculptures...

“Existential threat” to Britain’s oldest synagogue provokes “outpouring of support” from the UK and...

World-famous Bevis Marks faces an “existential threat” as City of London Corporation planning committee makes imminent decision on two nearby office tower blocks ...

Mr Barry Cohen z”l

By Miriam Dansky The community of Manchester was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of one of its well-loved individuals Mr Barry Cohen. Oftentimes,...

UK’s oldest synagogue Bevis Marks under threat from high-rise developers

Britain’s oldest synagogue in continuous use faces an “existential threat” if proposals to build two nearby high-rise office blocks in the City of London...

Stonesetting of Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l

The Stonesetting (Matzeiva) of Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt"l, will take place this Monday (30 August) at 2.15pm at Bushey New Cemetery....

Honey Cakes can make a difference!

This Rosh Hashanah, there’s an exciting new range of honey cake gifts for sale, the proceeds of which will help to fund GIFT’s new...

Breaking Boundaries: Sheba Medical Center Inaugurates ARC Innovation Center in Kfar Qasem

Under the banner “Together we will change the Future of Healthcare,” the centre will serve as a gateway to Israel’s Arabic-speaking population to shape...

Hagaon Rav Avraham Dov Auerbach zt”l

The Jewish Weekly is saddened to announce the Petira of the Rav of Teveria, Harav Avrohom Dov Auerbach, a son of Rav Shlomo Zalman...

Dr Mett Farewell

Last week Hasmonean said farewell to Dr Mett, who has taught A-level Maths for the past 40 years. He joined Hasmonean as a second...

Shivim Panim – The Seventy Faces of Survivors – Guest Post by JFT’s Rabbi...

Holocaust Survivors have a far greater legacy to preserve than the often-harrowing eye witness accounts of the horrors of destruction alone. Over the past...

Norwood supporters ride like the wind in New Forest Challenge, raising £72,000 for people...

38 new and long-standing Norwood supporters braved the 300km cycle challenge held in and around the scenic countryside of the New Forest amid severe...

Aish Campus runs Israel Internship Programme for 70 students

A few weeks ago, in the middle of June, Aish on Campus were joined by 40 students from Universities all across the UK for...

Hasmonean Primary School appoints Mrs Hayley Gross as the new Headteacher

The Governors of Hasmonean Primary School are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Hayley Gross as the new Headteacher.   Mrs Gross, who has been...

Op-ed by Marie van der Zyl

Because of our history, many Jews feel that it is the responsibility of all of us in our community to stand up against persecution....

Will brings Simcha to Jewish Care home

Will Gordon’s grandparents, Malcolm and Dorothy Gordon, were able to hear their grandson read his Bar Mitzvah piece in the garden of Jewish Care’s...

GIFT’s ‘Giving day’ in Broughton Jewish

This week, year 6 pupils at Manchester’s Broughton Jewish Primary School were treated to a full day of ‘giving’ sessions by GIFT Manchester educators...

Hendon Shul Break-in over Shabbos

Mispalelim (shul goers) arriving at Dayan Chanoch Ehrentreu’s Beis Hamedrash in Hendon last Shabbos morning, were stunned to discover an overnight break-in, which left...

Siyum celebrated at Yavneh Boys

Yavneh Boys celebrated two siyumim on Tuesday. For the past four years Jo Seitler and Zalman Coleman have, on their own initiative,  been learning...

WOHL ILFORD JEWISH PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS CELEBRATE THEIR CHAGIGAT CHUMASH

Year Three and Four pupils entertained their parents, family and friends from across the globe with songs and dances at their Chagigat Siddur ceremonies.    Year...

HRH The Prince of Wales is awarded the CCJ Bridge Award

HRH The Prince of Wales has been presented with the Council of Christian and Jews’ prestigious Bridge Award. The award took place at Spencer House...