Education

All about the beards and the bees

By Geoffrey Alderman, May 2, 2014

Were you as shocked as I was on reading the JC’s April 18 front page? Were you shocked for the right reasons?

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Shop owner defends selling 'neo-Nazi' brand

By Rosa Doherty, April 24, 2014

A London shop owner under fire for selling clothes favoured by neo-Nazis insists his store has no connection with right-wing extremists.
Zsolt Mogyorodi opened the Viking Thor shop stocking Thor Steinar clothes, a German brand that has been described as the far-right's favourite outfitter.

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Shock at teacher’s ‘gas’ slur

By Charlotte Oliver, April 17, 2014

Parents and former pupils at North London Collegiate School have expressed their shock over an incident in which a teacher told a Jewish pupil she would be “sent to a gas chamber”.

The outburst happened at the £6,000-per-term girls’ school in Edgware when the 17-year-old, who has not been named, jumped the lunch queue.

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Faith schools must teach sex, say 82%

By Simon Rocker, April 17, 2014

A vast majority of the population believes religious schools should not be allowed special dispensation over the national curriculum, according to the results of a YouGov poll for the JC.

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Jewish student told by teacher she would be sent "to one of your gas chambers"

By Charlotte Oliver, April 13, 2014

The parents of a Jewish student at North London Collegiate have expressed outrage after their daughter was told by a teacher she would be sent "to one of your gas chambers" for jumping the lunch queue.

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It's Professor Bayfield

By Simon Rocker, April 11, 2014

Reform president Rabbi Tony Bayfield has joined the elite band of rabbinical professors after being appointed to a chair of modern Jewish theology and thought at London's Leo Baeck College.

It is only the second time the Progressive rabbinic academy has made a professorial appointment since its establishment in 1956.

Rabbi Bayfield, who retired as Reform chief executive at the end of 2010, s

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No empty gestures as Michael Gove raps Riba architects

By Marcus Dysch, April 3, 2014

Education Secretary Michael Gove has attacked British architects’ opposition to Israel, becoming the most high-profile politician to speak out on the issue.

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JC Editor's Choice event with Education Secretary Michael Gove

April 2, 2014

Education Secretary Michael Gove spoke to hundreds of JC readers at a special event in London on Monday, co-hosted by the JC and JW3. In a wide-ranging discussion with former JC editor Ned Temko, Mr Gove revealed his thoughts on issues including faith schools, the teaching of evolution and antisemitism on university campuses. Watch the debate here.

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Michael Gove: it's common sense to be a Zionist

By Marcus Dysch, April 1, 2014

Education Secretary Michael Gove spoke to hundreds of JC readers at a special event in London last night.

In a wide-ranging discussion with former JC editor Ned Temko, Mr Gove revealed his thoughts on issues including faith schools, the teaching of evolution and antisemitism on university campuses.

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School makes it official

By John Fisher, March 31, 2014

The official opening of Leeds Jewish Free School gave community members the opportunity to view its state-of-the art facilities and learn about the educational resources on offer.

LJFS head Jeremy Dunford said its facilities were "comparable to the best available in the country".

In September, the school took in its initial cohort of eight pupils and teaching partners from the Rodillian Acad

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