Hit televison show The Office turns ten this week. It has been shown in 180 countries, while six have created their own versions. One of the countries to adapt the show was Israel - as you can see in this clip.
The legendary television and film producer died at the age of 83 after suffering a stroke.
Born to Jewish parents on 22 April 1923, in Dallas, Texas, Spelling enjoyed more than five decades of career success on both the small and big screens. His world renowned and widely celebrated work launched the careers of many major stars of the 1980s.
The actress who starred as Golde in the original London production of Fiddler on the Roof has died of cancer at the age of 85.
Miriam Karlin, born Miriam Samuels to Orthodox Jewish parents in Hampstead, went on to appear in films including A Clockwork Orange and The Entertainer, the television series The Rag Trade and a long list of West End plays.
Unreported World's investigation into the latter-day exodus of Eritrean refugees towards Israel, to be broadcast this evening, makes for unsettling viewing. There are unmistakable biblical parallels - here is a persecuted population fleeing a nasty regime for what they feel to be the Promised Land. And in doing so they have to make their perilous way through the Sinai desert.