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.
As a child I was dragged year after year on a two-week summer holiday to Ireland where it rained often. I bemoaned my parents for choosing our "cheap and boring holiday" while classmates jetted off to sunny climes.
Hackney Council has honoured Charedi charity Kol Boniach for its commitment to helping at-risk teenagers over the past 16 years.
At a reception on Tuesday, the council's speaker, Sade Etti, said that "to witness Kol Boniach's work has been inspiring. They have helped over 430 teenagers, relocating them to new homes and ensuring they learn new skills."
A kosher butcher is recovering well after a transplant operation in which he received a new kidney donated by his son.
Sixty-two-year-old Menachem Haziza, who is well known in the north-west London community as the owner of Menachem's Kosher Butcher and Deli in Golders Green, needed the life-saving operation when his diabetes suddenly worsened.
The National Portrait Gallery has awarded its prestigious BP Portrait Award to an Israeli artist for the first time.
Israeli artist Matan Ben-Cnaan, 35, won the prize for his work Annabelle and Guy, a portrait of the artist’s friend and step-daughter who “can be seen contemplating their fate in the sunlight of Israel’s Jezreel Valley”, according to the NPG.