Sunday 28 February 2021

Community

Big Hamantashen Bake

The children at the Aleph Centre and HGSS enjoyed an interactive Purim event over Zoom, creating their own Purim spin drums with artist Emma...

Jewish Community Mourns Harav Moshe Kupetz zt”l

Manchester's Jewish community was deeply saddened Sunday to learn of the passing of one of its most influential and beloved Torah personalities, Hagaon Rav...

Kisharon outrage over DNR report

By David Saffer It is “unthinkable” blanket 'do not resuscitate’ (DNR) decisions are being applied to vulnerable groups says Kisharon’s Hadassa Kessler. Kisharon’s Director of Operations...

Purim safety guidelines issued in UK and Israel

By David Saffer Rabbonim, political figures and community leaders have released guidelines to celebrate Purim safely this year. The Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregation has called...

CITY AND HACKNEY NHS PARTNERS AND LOCAL CHAREDI COMMUNITY HOST SPECIAL VACCINATION EVENT

Over 300 members of the Charedi community in Hackney received the Covid-19 vaccine at a special vaccination event organised by the local community and NHS...

Harav Chananya Yosef Eisenbach zt”l

The Jewish Weekly is saddened to announce the death of one of the great Roshei Yeshiva of Chabad, Rav Chananya Yosef Eisenbach zt"l. Born in...

Dr Rosa Rivlin who worked for most of her life as a GP, celebrated the milestone of reaching 100 on 7 February with her...

PaJes running Free School Meals initiative

By David Saffer PaJeS is running a support programme for families on Free School Meals in Jewish schools across the country. One in six Jewish households...

Golders Green Synagogue Shabbaton

Golders Green Synagogue held its first virtual Shabbaton. Online Shabbat GGS events ran every day except Shabbat. The programme began with a sourdough challah workshop...

Kiddush at the Yiddish Group for Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre members

Three members of Jewish Care’s Holocaust Survivors’ Centre Yiddish group who celebrated their birthday’s on Zoom last week together, Ivor Perl BEM, Zigi Schipper...

Pre-Purim lecture series launched in memory of beloved educator Maureen Kendler z’l

An independent Jewish learning organisation is offering a special series of free on-line lectures during the month of Adar. Featuring sessions with Israel-based scholars...

Kisharon celebrated Tu B’Shvat with an array of fruity activities

Kisharon celebrated Tu B’Shvat celebrating the Jewish New Year of the trees with lots of activities around fruit. Chocolate Fruit Kebab making took place at...

Neumann plans President challenge at Board

Jonathan Neumann is planning to challenge Marie van de Zyl to be President of the Board of Deputies in forthcoming elections at the Board. The...

“They’ve smashed every record in the book!”

By David Saffer Over a staggering £30m has been raised for various Jewish charities in the United Kingdom in the last three months. Charity Extra’s director,...

Follow lockdown rules!

By David Saffer Rabbis have called on orthodox Jewish communities to follow lockdown rules. Stark messages posted on kehillanew.org has followed unprecedented criticism levelled at large...

Tribe’s Tu B’Shevat winners

Tribe has announced the winners of its fruit carving competition. The competition, run through Jewish primary schools, was to create an animal or bird with...

Aish UK honours Jonathan Goldstein with ‘Rabbi Sacks zt”l Pioneer of Jewish Education Award’....

Aish UK ran a combined online virtual Gala and a subsequent crowdfunding campaign last week, raising £2 million for their operations, breaking through two...

Explosive Materials used in Golders Green

There was a police standoff today near one of Golders Green's central synagogues. A man in a black car is reported to have clashed with...

Triple blow to the Jewish World with the passing of three Senior Rabbis

Sunday brought the sad news of the passing of three senior Rabbis from the Coronavirus. HaGaon Rav Dovid Soloveitchik zt"l, Rosh Yeshiva of Brisk, Jerusalem...

HaGaon Rav Dovid Soloveitchik zt”l

The Jewish Weekly is saddened to report on the news of the passing of the senior Rosh Yeshiva of the generation, Harav Meshulam Dovid...