Tuesday 25 January 2022

News

Tu B’Shevat environmental initiative launched

The Office of the Chief Rabbi and United Synagogue launched a ground-breaking environmental initiative on Tu B’Shevat. The organisations announced the launch of ‘Dorot’, a...

Capt. Simmon Latutin GC – the hero of Mogadishu

The life of Capt. Simmon Latutin GC has been commemorated with a plaque outside his home in Camden Town, London. AJEX Archivist Martin Sugarman is...

Beit Shemesh to undergo 500 Million development

Israel’s Cabinet has backed a NIS 500m development plan for Beit Shemesh. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Gideon Saar presented the plan for...

Israeli officers killed in friendly fire tragedy

Hundreds of mourners attended the funerals of Maj. Ofek Aharon and Maj. Itamar Elharar killed in a friendly fire last week. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett...

Prince Charles artistic honour to Holocaust survivors

Prince Charles has commissioned seven portraits of Holocaust survivors to be displayed at Buckingham Palace. Seven artists participated in the historic initiative that features in a...

Ahmed guilty of stirring up racial hatred

Tahra Ahmed has been found guilty of publishing written material to stir up racial hatred. The Grenfell Tower volunteer was reported to police by Campaign Against...

City on track towards Premier title

Premier League pacesetters Manchester City moved closer to the title with a 1-0 win against Chelsea. Midfield maestro Kevin de Bruyne fired home a stunning...

Israel Arrow interceptor tests a success

The Israel Missile Defence Organisation has conducted a successful test flight of the Arrow Weapon System and Arrow 3 interceptor, which is designed to...

Jewish Covid-19 Mortality total for 14th January 2022: 978

The largest number of Jewish funerals where the deceased contracted Covid-19 since March 2021 has been reported to the Board of Deputies. Eleven such...

Home Sweet Home…Even During a Pandemic

By Rav Moshe Taragin As the epidemic continues to unfold, we struggle with extremely complex dilemmas. We are now facing a bizarre and jarring situation...

The Future is Here: Technion Researchers and Sheba Medical Center Have Succeeded in Engineering...

  Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Sheba Medical Center have developed an efficient technology for the fabrication of custom-made functional...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid celebrate UK-Israel friendship at...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid celebrate UK-Israel friendship at CFI Annual Business Lunch Prime Minister Boris Johnson celebrated the UK-Israel...

CFI and WBI welcome Home Secretary Priti Patel’s decision to proscribe Hamas in full

Home Secretary Priti Patel has today announced that the UK will proscribe Hamas as a terrorist organisation in its entirety, confirming that the UK...

Selective filtration – Membranes developed at the Technion and Germany enable precise selective separation...

Researchers from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and the Helmholz-Zentrum Hereon Center in Germany have developed a new concept for fabricating membranes...

An algorithm that streamlines and automates architectural form-finding has been developed at the Taub...

The use of robots in construction and architectural manufacturing is a vision steadily becoming a reality and is perceived as a key trend in...

STANDWITHUS UK – FILM PREMIER – UPHEAVAL: THE JOURNEY OF MENACHEM BEGIN – 01/11/21

StandWithUs UK was proud to host the film premier of Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin – the inspirational life story of the former...

ISRAEL OPENS TO TOURISTS STARTING 1st NOVEMBER 2021

In an exciting step, Israel’s Ministry of Tourism has today announced that Israel will be accepting individually vaccinated tourists from the 1st November. After a...

Councillor Rabbi Arnold Saunders reflects on two sad stories of this past week

I was shocked and saddened to learn of the murder of Sir David Amess  MP last Friday. I had indeed only seen him 10 days...

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel to Receive an Honorary Doctorate from the Technion

German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel will receive an honorary doctorate from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in a ceremony set for Oct....