Friday 24 January 2020

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HaGaon Rav Dov Sternbuch zt”l

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Rav Dov Sternbuch of Gateshead-Bnei Brak. Rabbi Sternbuch was 96 at the time of...

Anti Jewish Terror spreads to Monsey

Waves of shock swept through the Jewish world, as reports of a further terror attack targeting US Orthodox Jews became known on Sunday. As tens...

Trump impeached

Donald Trump is the third US President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Trump, who faces a Senate trial, is charged with abusing...

BORIS JOHNSON’S “CRUSHING VICTORY” AGAINST ANTI-SEMITISM

By David Saffer The Queen announced the government's legislation agenda at today’s State Opening of Parliament after last week’s general election when Tory leader Boris...

THE PRINCE OF WALES TO VISIT ISRAEL

The Prince of Wales will attend the World Holocaust Forum at the invitation of Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin on 23 January 2020. Whilst in Israel,...

Reflection on the Results

By James Marlow Whilst the civil war rages within the Labour Party over its worst general election result since 1935, Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed...

Board of Deputies calls on political parties to take action on new MPs who...

Board of Deputies of British Jews Vice President Amanda Bowman has urged political parties to take action against news MPs who have been found...

Police confirm terror motive for Jersey City shooting

The suspects involved in the now-confirmed terror attack in Jersey City yesterday have been identified, David Anderson and Francine Graham. The attack, which began at...

Israeli Parliament to dissolve

A bill to dissolve the Knesset has been submitted by representatives of Likud and the Blue and White party, making an unprecedented third election...
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Merkel historic visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made a historic visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. Entering through the notorious gate marked ‘Arbeit Macht Frei’, Merkel lit a...

Bibi and Trump celebrate Moshe Holtzberg’s barmitzvah

By David Saffer India and Israel are united against terrorism was the standout message at the barmitzvah of Chabad Mumbai survivor Moshe Holtzberg in Afula...

Israeli coalition talks stumble again

Israel’s political impasse shows no sign of a solution ahead of the 11 December deadline for the dissolution of the Knesset, with Likud and...

Religious practice is ‘severally under threat’ in every European country, warns a leading rabbi

Addressing delegates at the Standing Committee and Board of Patrons meetings in Geneva, Switzerland, this week, Chief Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt, president of the Conference...

Thousands attend annual Chabad Conference

By David Saffer Thousands of rabbis and community leaders around the world attended the annual International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch at the New Jersey Convention Center in...

Rav Dovid Soloveitchik hospitalised

The senior Rosh Yeshiva of the generation Rav Dovid Soloveitchik shlita of Brisk, has been hospitalised. The name for tefila is Meshulam Dovid ben...

Israeli Attorney General indicts Netanyahu

Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit formally indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last night for bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three separate corruption...

Third time lucky?

  Benny Gantz failed to form a government by Wednesday's midnight deadline, leaving Israel facing a very realistic prospect of  holding a third election in...

Satmar Rebbe in Israel

The Satmar Rebbe Rabbi Zalman Leib Teitelbaum is currently visiting Israel, where he will be distributing millions of dollars to followers. The community affiliated...

Conservatives suspend candidate over anti-Semitism

By James Marlow The Conservative Party suspended their parliamentary candidate for the constituency of Aberdeen North over anti-Semitism accusations. Ryan Houghton was present at a...