Gap year students in Israel gave a crucial Mitzvah Day donation - their blood.
The 37 teenagers who donated blood at Magen David Adom's Jerusalem headquarters last Friday were the first from Britain since the "mad cow disease" outbreak in the 1990s. Israel is now accepting blood from Britons born in 1997.
I stood at the flimsy, makeshift fence that separates Greece from Macedonia, which pens back thousands of refugees making their way to a new life in Europe.
Two Greek border patrol officers allowed them to pass through a small gap, single-file and in small groups; mothers with babies in their arms, young men carrying sheets of cardboard to save them sitting on the cold, hard ground.
Jewish organisations are to blame for the community's fractured relationship with the left following Jeremy Corbyn's election as Labour leader, a prominent activist has claimed.
David Rosenberg, a writer and Jewish Socialists' Group member, said the Zionist Federation and Board of Deputies - and the JC - had "lurched further to the right" to attack Mr Corbyn and his supporters.
Financial advice specialist and broadcaster Martin Lewis has donated £500,000 to a national project supporting foodbank users.
Mr Lewis’s donation to the Trussell Trust, which runs a network of more than 420 foodbanks across the UK, will go towards money management advice as part of the charity’s “More than Food” programme, addressing some of the underlying causes of food poverty.
Jewish Human Rights Watch has placed an advert in the Guardian in response to a recent call by 343 university teachers for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.
The advert said it was necessary to “educate the boycotters on how their call for a boycott of Jewish academics and outright support for the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) is sheathed antisemitism.”