Vienna-born industrialist Lord Schon honoured with blue plaque - in Cumbria

By Lianne Kolirin, September 29, 2016

Lord Schon, the industrialist and chemist who was a refugee from the Nazis, has been honoured with a commemorative plaque in his adopted hometown of Whitehaven in Cumbria.

The honour was bestowed by the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) to commemorate the life of the peer, who died in 1995.


Social media manager in bid to break Guinness World Record pitching her ‘Little App’ to Richard Branson

By Rosa Doherty, June 1, 2016

Gaby Khalastchy is one step closer to winning a share of £1 million and a chance to pitch her app idea to Richard Branson.

Ms Khalastchy who is a 25-year-old social media manager from north London, developed an app designed to help families looking for activities to do.


Ex-Labour Enterprise Tsar Lord Sugar to do the same job for the Tory government

By JC Reporter, May 25, 2016

Lord Alan Sugar has been appointed the government’s Enterprise Tsar – for the second time.

The Apprentice presenter and Amstrad founder, who held the post in Gordon Brown’s Labour government in 2009, will now fulfil the same role for the Conservative administration.


Fortune of £13 billion makes Reuben brothers UK’s richest

By Rosa Doherty, April 25, 2016

Property and internet tycoons David and Simon Reuben are the UK's wealthiest people with a fortune of over £13 billion, according to the Sunday Times Rich List.

Brothers David, 77, and Simon, 74, who are of Iraqi Jewish descent, have a collection of London property which includes Millbank Tower, the John Lewis Partnership HQ in Victoria.


Thousands to sue Israeli ‘scam’ investment companies through London law firm

By JC Reporter, April 12, 2016

At least 2,500 people who claim to have been defrauded by binary options and forex companies – many of which operate from Israel – are being pursued through a London law firm.


Pro-Israel group calls on Prince Charles to ditch plan to visit Iran

By Sandy Rashty, April 5, 2016

A UK lobby group has launched a petition urging Prince Charles not to visit Iran.


Top Israeli lawyers and business people named in 'Panama' tax-haven leak

By Anshel Pfeffer, April 5, 2016

Some of the most powerful businesspeople and lawyers in Israel are among the 600 Israeli companies and 850 shareholders listed in a huge leak from a Panamanian law firm, details of which were published around the world on Sunday.


Celebrities Vanessa Feltz and Rachel Stevens celebrate Brent Cross 40th anniversary

By Sandy Rashty, March 2, 2016

Vanessa Feltz bumped into her local rebbetzin at an event to mark Brent Cross Shopping Centre’s 40th birthday on Wednesday.

The broadcaster, from St John’s Wood, hailed the north-west London mall as a great community space where she always meets family and friends.


There’s no boycott for Manchester City’s Arab owner

By Josh Jackman, February 25, 2016

Arab-owned Premier League club Manchester City has hired an Israeli company to design its website.

The club has sealed a deal with Tel Aviv-based to develop its presence on the internet and social media. Signs promoting the Wix brand will be displayed at City’s Etihad Stadium during all Premier League and cup matches.


Charity Commission will look into case of Jewish businessman who owed millions

By Sandy Rashty, December 22, 2015

The Charity Commission has announced that it will look into the case of a Jewish businessman who is to pay back just £500,000 on a £600 million debt owed to more than 30 creditors – including Jewish charities.