Royal family

Prince's Jerusalem pitch?

By Simon Rocker, July 7, 2011

Could His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales be trying to tell us something?

On Tuesday night, he addressed a packed audience at Guildhall to celebrate the 250th anniversary year of the Board of Deputies.
Accompanied by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Charles got a standing ovation for his speech, which was crammed full of references to the long relationship between Britain's royal fa


Thank you, Royals

By Elissa Bayer, May 26, 2011

The Royal Wedding, the capture and death of the world's most wanted terrorist, continuing fighting in the Middle East and the fall in commodity prices - and we are not even half way through the year.


Israeli man seeks royal wedding name-change

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2011

An Israeli man has requested to officially change his name to Henry William Phillip Charles Frederick Michael Louis George Edward Robert.

The ten names are all those of former British sovereigns and, according to Ynet, the man was inspired to apply for the name-change by the extensive coverage in Israel of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding.


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.


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.


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.


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".


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.


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.