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Lady Jakobovits: In pictures

May 11, 2010

Lady Jakobovits, 81, the widow of the former Chief Rabbi Lord Jakobovits, died in hospital on Friday.

Renowned for her charity work, Lady Jakobovits was known throughout British Jewry as Lady J.

The founder of the Association of United Synagogue Women, Lady Jakobovits was a patron and supporter of numerous causes including Emunah, Jewish Care, Chai Cancer Care and Wizo.

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Purim

By Jessica Elgot, March 1, 2010

Communities across the UK ate Hamentaschen, read the Megillah, waved their gragers and dressed up as their favourites Purim characters to remember the story of brave Esther and Mordechai.

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Holocaust Memorial Day: In pictures

By Jessica Elgot, January 28, 2010

The Holocaust remembered by communities across the UK and the world.

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Help for Haiti

By Jessica Elgot, January 20, 2010

Israeli and Jewish aid organisations headed for Port-au-Prince to deal with the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake which may have killed up to 200,000 people.

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Ethiopians arrive in Israel

By Jessica Elgot, January 19, 2010

Eighty-one immigrants from the Falash Mura community have touched down in Israel, the first ones to make aliyah since a controversial Israeli decision to ban further Ethopian immigration.

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New Year's Honours

December 31, 2009

Photos and reactions from some of the many Jewish people who were recognised in the New Year's Honours list this year.

By Dina Rickman

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Limmud 2009

December 29, 2009
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Stacey Solomon at King Solomon

By Jessica Elgot, December 9, 2009

The X Factor star went back to her old school, King Solomon High School in Essex. Pupils at the Jewish school greeted Stacey and her mentor Dannii Minogue with homemade banners and excited chanting.

Photos by Ben Turner at King Solomon High School, Barkingside.

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Know Hope paints Farnham mural

By Jessica Elgot, November 20, 2009
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AJEX Remembrance Parade

November 20, 2009

It's hats off as Jewish war heroes get their final salute on the 75th rememberance ceremony.

Pictures by Ben Turner and Richard Cannon

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