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Dr. Rafi Aviram Appointed Executive Vice President and Director General of the Technion

The Technion Council has approved the appointment of Dr. Rafi Aviram to be the Technion's next Executive Vice President and Director General, following his...

First Brit Gives Blood in Israel as Guidelines Change

A change in guidelines concerning who can give blood in Israel has seen the first Brit give blood in the country for nearly 25...

Maran HaGaon Rav Shimon Baadani zt”l

By David Saffer The world of Torah has lost a tremendous scholar following the death of HaGaon HaRav Shimon Baadani zt”l yesterday in Israel. Spiritual leader...

Members of the Knesset salute opening of new embassy

 . 30 members of Knesset, including past and present ministers, from Government and333 Opposition, have written to the Azeri Speaker of Parliament, Sahiba Gafarova, and...

NJA Condemns Antisemitic National Education Union Magazine Article

The National Jewish Assembly condemns the National Education Union for its spreading of misinformation and blatant untruths about Israel. In the latest edition of Educate,...

First ERC Synergy grant in Jewish studies will analyze handwritten medieval Hebrew manuscripts

In time for Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, the National Library of Israel has some very special news related to the handwritten manuscripts housed...

Bibi closing in on coalition

Prime Minister-elect Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to balance religious and secular interests in a coalition government. Netanyahu is looking to extent his record tenure as...

Gantz warns of global extremism and terrorism

By Lily Joseph   Defence Minister Benny Gantz has completed an official visit to the Hellenic Republic. Israel’s minister met with Greek Minister of Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulosn...

Bombs blasts strike Jerusalem – One Yeshiva Student Hy”d killed and dozens of people...

By David Saffer Israeli security forces have begun a manhunt for a terror cell behind two bomb explosions that struck Jerusalem yesterday morning. Sixteen-year-old yeshiva student...

Bibi tribute to Irgun member

One of the last surviving members of the Irgun organisation has passed away. Yaacov Aharoni, 101, was led by Menachem Begin before the establishment of...

Pinner Synagogue decorated in poppies in memory of member, Sonya Daniels

Pinner Synagogue was covered in poppies for Remembrance Shabbat when friends of Sonya Daniels z"l decided to knit poppies in her memory. Sonya was introduced...

Rishi rallies Tories with “economic stability” vow

By David Saffer Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to put “economic stability and confidence” at the heart of government. Tough decisions await with the country...

Cohen shechita concerns

Shechita UK campaign director Shimon Cohen spoke to the European Commission about Jewish religious freedoms in a closed EU conference last week. Cohen spoke candidly...

It’s make your mind up time

By James Marlow Israeli voters will head to the polling stations on Tuesday for an unprecedented fifth time in less than 4 years. In fact,...

Op-Ed by Councillor Rabbi Arnold Saunders

It is not everyday that you witness history from a ringside seat!Last Thursday, I was on a Zoom call for councillors with a Cabinet...

The “State” of Hashem in Our World

  By Rabbi Moshe Taragin for Rosh Hashanah "All of humanity pass before You as sheep.. ". On Rosh Hashanah, Hashem reviews all human behavior, scrutinizes...

Herzog hosts Sacks conversation

President Isaac Herzog hosted the second annual Sacks Conversation at his residence in Jerusalem. During the event in memory of the late former Chief Rabbi...

Lapid meets Holocaust survivors as Wannsee Villa

By Adam Moses   Prime Minister Yair Lapid and a delegation of Holocaust survivors met with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at Wannsee Villa. Scholz praised the courage...

2022 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature Nonfiction Award Ceremony

The Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, in association with the National Library of Israel, is pleased to announce that the winner and three...

70 highlights of a remarkable 70 year reign

The Jewish Weekly's DAVID SAFFER marked Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by taking a nostalgic look back on UK and global headlines over...