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.
World Jewish Relief (WJR) will help more than 1,000 Syrian refugees acclimatise to life on British soil in a new five-year initiative, it has been revealed.
The charity, which until now has devoted its time to providing relief and aid overseas, said it was turning its attention to helping refugees in the UK following "calls to act from our supporters and the wider Jewish community".
Members of a campaign promoting gender equality in Jewish leadership have said they are “very disappointed” that only one woman was included in the Jewish Leadership Council’s delegation to Downing Street this week.
Union of Jewish Students president Hannah Brady was part of an otherwise all-male team of 12 leaders who held talks with Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday.