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Weapons found on Victoria ship

By Jennifer Lipman, March 15, 2011

What the Israeli Navy found on board a ship sailing near the Gaza Strip

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Matthew Gould tours Israel's Olympic headquarters

By Jennifer Lipman, March 15, 2011

With 500 days until the games kick off in London, Ambassador Matthew Gould met the people hoping to bring israel some gold medal glory.

Mr Gould met International Olympic Committee member Alex Gilady, secretary general of the Olympic committee of Israel Efraim Zinger and Zvika Vershaviak, president of Israel's Olympic committee.

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An unfortunate choice of words

By Jennifer Lipman, January 13, 2011

Sarah Palin has managed to put aside one controversy – a map showing crosshairs over the constituencies of Democrats targeted for defeat - by sparking another with her use of the term “blood libel”. Here are some other public figures who may have come to regret their choice of words.

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Limmud 2010

December 29, 2010

Singing, playing, dancing, acting, learning, baking, joking, studying, discussing, eating, drinking, schmoozing, thinking, planning.

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Front pages of 2010

By Jennifer Lipman, December 29, 2010

The biggest JC stories of the year

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A year in Jewish news

By Jennifer Lipman, December 27, 2010

The names, faces and stories of 2010

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The strangest Jewish stories of the year

By Jennifer Lipman, December 24, 2010

So unbelievable they just have to be true.

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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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