The personalities behind one of the most promising periods of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process have been uncovered in newly-released conversations between Prime Minister Tony Blair and President Bill Clinton.
An unregistered strictly Orthodox primary school has been ordered to close by the Department for Education in a further sign of a crackdown by the authorities on religious institutions operating outside the law.
Talmud Torah Tashbar in Stamford Hill, Hackney, has been told to shut down in a month.
Lord Winston is to be the keynote speaker at the first ever conference for teachers of GCSE religious studies Judaism.
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis will also address the one-day conference in central London next month. Workshops and presentations by chief examiners from the main exam boards will address areas of the new syllabus which will first be examined in 2018.
A national pro-Israel rally supported by all the major communal organisations is expected to attract around 2,000 people when it takes place later this month.
The “Say No To Terror: Stand With Israel” event organised by the North West Friends of Israel (NWFOI) will be held in Manchester on January 31, as a response to recent terror attacks in the Jewish state.