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Interfaith Arts Festival

December 1, 2010

Visitors enjoyed a look at the work of Muslim, Christian and Jewish artists at the Interfaith Arts Festival in London last week.

Held at the Candid Arts Gallery in Islington, the festival was organised by the Three Faiths Forum to mark National Interfaith Week

Stephen Shashoua, director of the Three Faiths Forum, said: "London is an incredibly diverse city, but there are very few opportunities for people to really engage at this level with anyone outside their own religious or cultural group.

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Memorial dinner for victims of the Mumbai Terror attack

November 23, 2010

More than 200 members of the Lubavitch community in London marked the second anniversary of the Mumbai terror attacks at a memorial dinner.

Rabbi Chanoch Gechtman, the new Chabad representative in Mumbai, paid tribute to Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg and his wife Rivka, who were killed during the attack.

The organisers presented Rabbi Gechtman with a cheque for £20,000 to go towards the rebuilt Jewish centre in the Indian city.

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In pictures: the new peers

By Jennifer Lipman, November 19, 2010

The Jewish faces soon to be seen in the House of Lords

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William Hague in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, November 3, 2010

William Hague is in Israel on an official government visit. The foreign secretary had a meeting with his Israeli counterpart Avigdor Liberman, after which he signed a film deal between the two countries.

Mr Hague also visited the parents of the kidnapped Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, and called for his immediate and unconditional release.

Photos: Mati Milstein / British Embassy

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Who's who in the US mid-terms

By Jennifer Lipman, November 1, 2010

America goes to the polls tomorrow, to elect a new batch of congressmen and a third of senators.

It is predicted to be a bad result for President Barack Obama and the Democrats, with the Republicans poised to take back the house and cement support in the senate and among state governors.

Click through for the lowdown on the 2010 Jewish hopefuls.

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The robots take over

By Jennifer Lipman, October 21, 2010

Israeli and British scientists show off their futuristic work at a British Technion event in London

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Middle East peace talks in pictures

By Jennifer Lipman, August 30, 2010

With a new round of direct discussions taking place in Washington, The JC looks back at some other attempts to bring peace to the Middle East and what we wrote about them:

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Back to school in Glasgow

August 20, 2010

With the academic year starting earlier in Scotland, Calderwood Lodge Jewish Primary pupils are back at school in Glasgow, joined by a new first year intake of 23.

Another six children have entered in higher year groups, bringing the total number of pupils to 150, plus 60 in the nursery.

Around 70 per cent of pupils are Jewish and Glasgow Jewish Representative Council president Eddie Isaacs says the school's importance to local Jewish life "cannot be overstated".

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A Level stars

By Jennifer Lipman, August 19, 2010

Jewish students are all smiles after a bumper crop of A-level results. High numbers have even achieved the new A* grade.

Email any A Level success stories or pictures to community@thejc.com

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