There was one peculiarity in Westminster that you may have missed in the annual fog of confusion associated with keeping up with what is happening in the world while marking four major chagim in as many weeks.
On the afternoon of Kol Nidre last week, the Commons committee investigating rising antisemitism slipped in a previously unscheduled, last minute, hearing.
A group of Conservative MPs and peers are visiting Israel this week, in the ninth trip of its type since the general election last year.
The visit, organised by Conservative Friends of Israel, will see UK parliamentarians meet both Israeli MKs and David Quarrey, the British Ambassador. They will receive strategic briefings and tour the country’s northern borders with Lebanon and Syria.
When Theresa May attended a Board of Deputies meeting and held a sign declaring “Je Suis Juif” a week after the atrocity at the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris, some thought it was merely an opportunistic photo opportunity.