It takes an especially soulful diva to get all four X Factor judges clapping - but 49-year-old Jennifer Phillips managed it.
The part-time carer, who has made it through to the "bootcamp" stage of the ITV talent show, but she will have to juggle rehearsing songs for Simon Cowell with performing with the London-based simchah band, Neshama.
Charedi officer Moshe Rothstein has won a UK government award that recognises outstanding special constables and police support volunteers.
Special Constable Mr Rothstein, 1a>the only religious Jew serving in the Greater Manchester Police division1b>, said he was “overwhelmed” on receipt of the Lord Ferrers Award at the House of Commons this afternoon.
Israel's Institute of Technology has marked the Jewish New Year with a new piece of technology - one that picks a pomegranate from a tree, before going on to deliver apples and honey to the public research university's president.
The Board of Deputies is calling on student volunteers to back its Shoah Survivor Support Project.
The organisation has described the project as a great opportunity for university and secondary school students who would like to support Holocaust survivors who are not engaged with the UK Jewish community.