This summer more than 1,200 teenagers will be taking part in a rite of passage almost as important as their bar or batmitzvah. They have the chance to tour Israel for one month with the youth movement of their choice. Read and learn, kids.
Reading the story of escalating harassment that unfolded between two mothers at a Jewish primary school, one of the more extraordinary aspects is that the whole sorry saga started with an invitation to a child's birthday party.
Tiles may be rattling on the roofs of the City's most stable institutions as the EU referendum vote sinks in but London's estate agents and developers remain resolutely positive about the future of British bricks and mortar.
If you live in north west London, it is likely that you have paid a visit to The Royal Free Hospital, either to see a friend or relative, for treatment as an inpatient, or just to sit in A&E, waiting for some minor injury to be treated.