A Birmingham school involved in 1a>the Trojan Horse scandal 1b>encouraged “antisemitic language” between staff and pupils and welcomed speakers from the Jewish anti-Zionist sect Neturei Karta, according to a former staff member who spoke at a disciplinary hearing for teachers involved.
The Great Challah Make kicked off the Shabbat UK weekend in style, with 5,000 women gathering in north London to knead, socialise and sing.
Speaking from a stage overlooking the challah preparation at a marquee opposite Brent Cross, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis said organisers and participants had created an “amazing spectacle”, and called on the community to maintain the momentum.
The government has launched a review of the coroner system, including how it treats the needs of faith groups.
Justice Minister Caroline Dinenage said the wide-ranging review would "find out whether coroner services are responsive to faith group needs, particularly those who require less invasive post-mortem examinations and timely funerals such as Jewish and Muslim communities".