Israel ranks as the 11th happiest country in the world - ahead of the US, at 15, and the UK, at 21 - according to the 2015 World Happiness Report published last week.
The Allianz Park stadium in Hendon is more accustomed to noisy crowds cheering on the Saracens rugby union team.
Broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby told the audience at Manchester's Yom Hashoah ceremony that the BBC had not wanted to transmit his father's harrowing report from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
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BBC has been accused of racism after an article on the Blackley and Broughton constituency in Greater Manchester referred to its “wealthy” Jewish community.