youth

Jewish teenagers fall victim to gambling menace

By Marcus Dysch, June 12, 2014

Gambling now poses the biggest threat to Jewish teenagers - even more than drink and drug abuse.

The rise in the number of betting shops and online applications is blamed for a problem experts say is being ignored.

And, they add, smartphones have done much to encourage the bet-anywhere-anytime philosophy and help keep the problem hidden.

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Tackling failed youth connection in Leeds

By John Fisher, November 4, 2013

Leeds Jewish Orthodox Youth’s new full-time director has told local leaders that its activities lacked a “real connection to Judaism”, a situation he was working to rectify.

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