Children were locked in handcuffs and sirens blared as they were ushered into squad cars by uniformed police – and all in the name of strengthening ties between the police and London’s strictly Orthodox Jews.
Thousands turned out for a special “community safety day” on Monday, organised by the volunteer security group Shomrim, and attended by senior officers from Scotland Yard.
Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn has ended confusion over remarks he made during a hustings event with the Jewish community.
He appeared alongside fellow MPs Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall 1a>at the JW3 community centre in north-west London on Monday at an event1b> organised by Labour Friends of Israel, the Jewish Labour Movement and the JC.
The family of a Jewish woman who was killed in the July 7 bombings in 2005 are launching a website in her name. It will mark the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks by British Islamits that killed 52 people in London.
Miriam Hyman was killed in the Tavistock Square bus blast after she had been evacuated from King's Cross station and had called her father to say she was safe.