London

Racism in Kilburn

August 7, 2014

These are dark days. There have been more than 240 antisemitic incidents since the start of Operation Protective Edge and an outpouring of antisemitism on social media the like of which has never been seen before. But the decision of the Tricycle Theatre to bar the UK Jewish Festival from its doors unless it disowned Israel is the most worrying incident for many years.

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Diamond Geezers and Gold Dealers: Hatton Garden characters make a gem of a documentary

By Sandy Rashty, July 24, 2014

In London's prime jewellery quarter of Hatton Garden, doing well in business depends heavily on who you know. Perhaps that is why so many Jewish traders - from the Charedi diamond merchants to secular shop owners - have managed to prosper. An old-school way of doing business persists.

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Israel backed by thousands at London rally

By Sandy Rashty, July 24, 2014

Kensington High Street was awash with Israeli flags as British Jews demonstrated their support at a Zionist Federation (ZF) rally on Sunday.

An estimated 5,000 people - from children to grandparents – showed their solidarity, singing Am Yisrael Chai and the Hatikvah and holding aloft placards demanding an end to Hamas terrorism.

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 28-38 at La Delizia, Swiss Cottage SEP14

By The Speed Dating, June 30, 2014
Time:
Sunday 14 September
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 40-55 at La Delizia, Swiss Cottage AUG 24

By The Speed Dating, June 30, 2014
Time:
Sunday 24 August
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 25-35 at La Delizia, Swiss Cottage JULY 31

By The Speed Dating, June 30, 2014
Time:
Thursday 31 July
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Jewish Speed Dating ages 32-45 at La Delizia, Swiss Cottage JULY 20

By The Speed Dating, June 30, 2014
Time:
Sunday 20 July
8:00pm - 10:00pm

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Wizo send £1.7m to Israel

June 2, 2014

Wizo UK sent £1.7 million to Israel in the the past year in support of 100 projects aiding vulnerable families and children, the organisation reported to its annual general meeting.

New Board of Deputies chief executive Gillian Merron was guest speaker at the event, discussing her background and the moments which shaped her career.

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