Financial advice specialist and broadcaster Martin Lewis has donated £500,000 to a national project supporting foodbank users.
Mr Lewis’s donation to the Trussell Trust, which runs a network of more than 420 foodbanks across the UK, will go towards money management advice as part of the charity’s “More than Food” programme, addressing some of the underlying causes of food poverty.
Trainee Progressive rabbi Hannah Kingston has had her flowing locks shorn to support the fight against childhood cancer.
The Leo Baeck College student explained that "on Rosh Hashanah last year, the bravest boy I know got diagnosed with stage-four Hodgkin's lymphoma. He spent the year undergoing treatment and lost his hair.
The government has accepted in full a former Jewish Care trustee’s report which will bring in a new watchdog to stop charities taking advantage of vulnerable donors.
Baron Howard Leigh, the president of Westminster Synagogue and former Conservative Party treasurer who was made a Lord in 2013, co-authored the report in September, entitled ‘Regulating Fundraising For The Future’.