Parent raises questions over school security after mugging

By Charlotte Oliver, November 11, 2015

A parent of a pupil at JFS has criticised the school’s security after her son was mugged.

The mother, who did not wish to be named, said her 16-year-old son had been walking towards the school path leading up to JFS in Kenton, north London at 8.30am when he was accosted by two boys in their teens.


LL Camps director released on bail

By Sandy Rashty, November 9, 2015

The former director of a leading children’s camp has been released from custody on bail.

Ben Lewis, who ran LL Camps, had been detained since he was charged with three counts relating to the possession of indecent images of children in August.


Exclusive: Fraudster Dan Jacobs 'stole' £40,000 from Borehamwood eruv fund

By Josh Jackman, November 4, 2015

A fraudster jailed for five years after defrauding his in-laws has been accused of stealing £40,000 from the Borehamwood eruv fund.


Israeli ex- basketball star jailed for stealing handbags from Harrods

By Rosa Doherty, November 3, 2015

A former Israeli basketball star has been jailed for two years for stealing £32,000 worth of designer handbags from Harrods.

Dov Herman, 46, and partner in crime Meital Pardo, 31, posed as a wealthy couple to grab a £2,800 Christian Dior, a £17,000 Prada and a £11,890 Yves Saint Laurent bag from the store.


Trevor Bolton sentenced to 19 years for sexually abusing boys at Carmel College

By Josh Jackman, October 23, 2015

Trevor Bolton has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for sexually abusing children at a Jewish boarding school.

The former teacher, who abused eight boys aged 11 to 15 at the now-closed Carmel College over a 20-year period from 1968 to 1988, was convicted on all 25 counts brought against him.


Jury finds ex-Carmel College teacher guilty of remaining sex abuse charges

By Josh Jackman, October 22, 2015

Former Carmel College Trevor Bolton has been found guilty of all 25 counts of sexual assaulting students at a Jewish boarding school.

The jury at Oxford Crown Court returned a majority guilty verdict on four remaining counts on Thursday, having already convicted Bolton on 21 counts of abusing boys aged 11 to 15 at the Oxfordshire school College over a 20-year period.


Trevor Bolton - the 'kindly father figure' who preyed on boys at Carmel College

By Simon Rocker, October 22, 2015

For some of the boarders at the exclusive Carmel College, a Saturday night treat was in store. A select group of half a dozen or so young boys would be invited up to watch Match of the Day in the flat of one of their teachers Trevor Bolton, who would give them fizzy drinks and crisps.


Images released of football fans accused of antisemitic chanting

By Josh Jackman, October 13, 2015

Police want to question a group of West Ham football supporters over antisemitic chanting on a train.

The British Transport Police has released images of the five men who several witnesses have accused of singing antisemitic song after a match with Leicester City on August 15.


Top cop farce may have happy ending

By Anshel Pfeffer, October 8, 2015

For 48 hours, the media in Israel was allowed to name the nation's next chief of police only by his first initial - R. That did not change the fact that anyone could easily find his name on Wikipedia, which was quick to prepare an entry on the man.


Drunken thugs jailed for assaulting Jewish teenagers

By JC Reporter, October 2, 2015

Two teenage thugs who attacked a group of Orthodox Jews at a tram stop – leaving a 17-year-old boy fighting for his life in hospital – have been jailed.

Joseph Kelly and Zach Birch, both 17, set upon the three men and a teenager after one of the pair shouted, ‘are you going to make a lot of money?’ which was perceived to be an antisemitic slur based on a Jewish stereotype.