Mitzvah Day 2011
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Mitzvah Day organisers may well have saved one of the best projects for last, bringing together a group of 14 high-flying Muslim and Jewish women to cook for the homeless last Wednesday.
In a first for Mitzvah Day, an Israeli social group organised an activity, painting a mural on the back fence of Norwood’s Buckets and Spades Lodge in north London, which offers short breaks for children and young adults.
LOCAL MITZVAH DAY
The beginning of December was lit by menorahs as Chanucah ushered in the cold, wintery month.
Two leaders from Judaism and Islam have joined up to fight Poland’s ban on ritual slaughter and have now taken their case to the European Union.
The chairman of a leading Jewish Orthodox school has blamed the government's failure to provide funding for gifted pupils for British schools' failure to keep up with their international rivals.