Royal family

School's lesson from day

By Jonathan Kalmus, May 5, 2011

The royal wedding was a school day at Manchester's King David High. To make it a celebratory occasion, teachers had stayed late the previous night to decorate corridors with banners wishing the couple mazeltov. Special assemblies and an ice cream lunch were also organised.

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Leeds united for William and Kate

May 5, 2011

Three hundred members of the Leeds community celebrated the royal wedding at The Zone, where the brunch programme offered something for all tastes.

The venue was suitably decorated thanks to the efforts of Zone members, Brodetsky Primary pupils and cubs and brownies.

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How does one dress a royal wedding?

May 5, 2011

The chairman of a Jewish family-run tailoring business has revealed the intricate secrets behind the outfit worn by Prince William on his wedding day.

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Mazel Tov: Royal Wedding celebrations

By Jennifer Lipman, April 28, 2011

We may not be invited, but we can still raise a glass in honour of William and Kate

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L'chaim to William and Kate from British Jewry

By Jennifer Lipman, April 28, 2011

Prince William and Kate Middleton have been wished a hearty mazel tov from British Jewry.

The Board of Deputies said they were sending "congratulations and every good wish" to the royal couple on "the joyous occasion of their marriage".

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Israel's royal celebration

By Simon Rocker, April 28, 2011

The last royal wedding must have taken place in Israel a couple of millennia ago and probably involved one of the Herods.

But some British expats are planning to celebrate today's marriage of Prince William to Kate Middleton.

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Honour your parents .. and the in-laws, too

By Rabbi Gideon Sylvester, April 28, 2011

Buckingham Palace is ready and everything will be perfect for today's royal simchah. But with all the pressures on them, I doubt whether Prince William and Kate Middleton managed to find time to delve into the Jewish laws of respecting their future in-laws.

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You want a happy marriage? Listen to us

By Robyn Rosen, April 28, 2011

Rabbi Michael Laitner runs the United Synagogue's Newlyweds Programme which helps couples learn practical Jewish approaches to married life. He has some advice which he thinks might be useful to a certain young couple who are tying the knot today: "An old Midrashic adage states that a groom is compared to a king as long, add the rabbis, as he treats his bride like a queen."

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Ambassador Gould's Royal Wedding party plans

By Jennifer Lipman, April 28, 2011

The British ambassador to Israel will be celebrating the Royal Wedding with more than 750 guests in Tel Aviv tomorrow.

Matthew Gould will be joined by Israel's top actors, footballers and business leaders, as well as politicians including Defence Minister Ehud Barak.

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Royal wedding street party planned in Israel

By Jennifer Lipman, April 27, 2011

Preparations are underway for William and Kate's official Sheva Brachot celebration in Israel on Friday night.

In honour of the Royal couple's nuptials this Friday, a group of British-born Israelis have planned a Shabbat feast worthy of Buckingham Palace.

More than 200 guests have been invited to the street party, to be held in the city of Modi'in.

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