Education Secretary Michael Gove spoke to hundreds of JC readers at a special event in London on Monday, co-hosted by the JC and JW3. In a wide-ranging discussion with former JC editor Ned Temko, Mr Gove revealed his thoughts on issues including faith schools, the teaching of evolution and antisemitism on university campuses. Watch the debate here.
The Board of Deputies held a full day conference at UCL on Sunday, Vision 20 20: Leading British Jewry into the Future, examining the future strategies for the leadership of UK Jewry.
The event, which was co-sponsored by The JC and held in association with UCL's Institute for Jewish Studies, featured talks by Board President Vivian Wineman, Chief Executive of Jewish Care, Simon Morris,
Marcus Dysch chairs the weekly JC Jabber. Our Reporters Daniel Easterman and Sandy Rashty debate the issues, with a special guest appearance from fellow JC colleague Amy Solomon. Charlotte Oliver is away this week on assignment in Israel.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke this week at the Aipac conference in Washington DC.
He told supporters of Israel about the ongoing peace talks with the Palestinians, and also highlighted the threat of a nuclear Iran.
Alice Sommer-Herz, the world's oldest Holocaust survivor, has died at the age of 110.
The Lady In Number 6, a documentary about her life, is nominated for an Oscar at next week's Academy Awards.
In these excerpts from the film Alice talks about her love of music, family, friends and remarkable life.
Prime Minister David Cameron has revealed details of the new Holocaust Commission.
The cross-party, multi-faith group will investigate ways to educate future generations of Britons about the Shoah.
The group's membership was announced to coincide with Holocaust Memorial Day and Mr Cameron hosted survivors at a special Downing Street reception.
In one of the conference’s most moving moments so far, Natan Sharansky, Chairman of the Jewish Agency awarded 96 year old Michael Sherbourne with a special plaque for his activism on behalf of Soviet Jews during the 1970s and 1980s.